Maire Therese Carmack is a mezzo-soprano from Washington currently in her first year in the Lindemann Young Artist Development Program. During the 2023–24 season, she made her Met debut as the Second Lady in Julie Taymor's holiday presentation of The Magic Flute, covered Fenena in Nabucco, and will sing Kate Pinkerton in Madama Butterfly. Later this season, she will return to the Deutsche Oper Berlin to reprise her role as Der Missmut in Langgaard's church opera Antikrist and make her company debut in Die Zauberflöte at the San Francisco Opera. Recent operatic engagements include the title role in Carmen, the Singer in Manon Lescaut, Dulcinée in Don Quichotte, and Alisa in Lucia di Lammermoor at the Deutsche Oper Berlin; Mercédès in Carmen at the Santa Fe Opera; and Third Lady in Die Zauberflöte at Pittsburgh Opera and the Glimmerglass Festival. On the concert stage, she has appeared as a featured soloist in Beethoven's Ninth Symphony with the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra, Bach's St. Matthew Passion with the Armenian National Philharmonic Orchestra and made her Carnegie Hall debut as a participant in Renée Fleming's SongStudio. Notable accolades include third prize at the 2022 Operalia World Opera Competition, winner of the 2022 Björn Eklund Scholarship from the Opera Foundation, and first prize in the Rochester International Vocal Competition, among others. She is an alumna of the Palm Beach Opera Bailey Apprentice Artist Program, the Glimmerglass Festival Young Artists Program, and the Pittsburgh Opera Resident Artist Program. She holds bachelor's degrees in music and philosophy from the University of Colorado, Colorado Springs, where she graduated with full honors, and a master's degree in voice from the Eastman School of Music.
Maire Therese Carmack’s participation in the Lindemann Young Artist Development Program is sponsored by The Elroy and Terry Krumholz Foundation.