Molly Fillmore made her Metropolitan Opera debut as Helmwige in Die Walküre, conducted by James Levine, which won a Grammy award for Best Opera Recording. During her seven seasons at the Met, she also appeared as Mrs. Naidoo in Satyagraha by Philip Glass; both of these productions were broadcast worldwide in movie theaters and on PBS television.
Fillmore made her solo operatic debut with the Washington National Opera while a sophomore at American University and was named a principal mezzo-soprano soloist with Oper der Stadt Köln (Cologne Opera) upon completion of her MM degree from the University of Maryland.
Ms. Fillmore sang the title role of Salome with San Francisco Opera, and recently sang Marietta in Die tote Stadt with Theater St. Gallen. Other operatic roles performed include Tosca, Orfeo, Carmen, Cherubino, Dorabella, and Hänsel. As a concert soloist she has sung with the Boston Symphony Orchestra, Seattle Symphony, Detroit Symphony Orchestra, and at Carnegie Hall, Avery Fisher Hall, Kennedy Center, Spoleto Festival, and Tanglewood Festival. She recently made her professional directorial debut in a production of Carmen in which she also had a role debut as Micaela.
Ms.Fillmore is a Chair of the Division of Vocal Studies & Professor of Voice at University of North Texas College of Music.