"Johanna Meier (born 1938) is an American operatic soprano. She has been described as 'one of the foremost Wagnerian sopranos of her era.' She had an international career, including fourteen years at the Metropolitan Opera and three summers singing the role of Isolde in Wagner's Tristan und Isolde for the Bayreuth Festival—the Festival's first American Isolde. Born in Chicago, Meier was raised in Spearfish, South Dakota and continues to contribute to the State, having founded the School of Opera
|Performing in Jean-Pierre Ponnelle's production of|
Tristan und Isolde at the Bayreuth Festival.
|Johanna Meier (right) receiving the|
2014 National Opera Association
Lifetime Achievement Award.