Author: Mimmi Fulmer

Mimmi Fulmer performs repertoire from early music to works written for her. She has appeared as soloist at the Aspen Music Festival and Kennedy Center, and her career includes premieres of nine opera roles. The granddaughter of immigrants from Finland and Sweden, Fulmer is an advocate for bringing Nordic songs to American singers. She has presented programs of Nordic repertoire throughout the United States and is the editor of Midnight Sun, a three-volume anthology of songs from Finland, Sweden, Norway, and Denmark. She has recorded with the Centaur, Albany, Innova, and CRI labels. Her CD, About Time, was called "a gratifying testimony to composers in America" by Opera News online. Fulmer is professor of voice and opera at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. Her students are enjoying success singing at the Metropolitan Opera, on Broadway and national tours, and as educators at schools and universities.