In 2014–15 Heather Buck returns to Nashville Opera as Musetta in La bohème and to Florentine Opera as Isabella Linton in Carlisle Floyd’s Wuthering Heights. In 2013–14 she created the role of Alma in the world premiere of Wuorinen’s Brokeback Mountain for her debut with Teatro Real (Madrid). She also debuted with Nashville Opera as Leila in Les Pêcheurs de perles, with Pittsburgh Opera as La Princesse in Glass’ Orphée, and sang Queen of the Night with Virginia Opera. Other recent engagements include a return to Virginia Opera as Leila; to Opera Naples as Tytania in A Midsummer Night’s Dream; Medea in Dusapin’s “Medeamaterial,” (Teatr Wielki, Warsaw); La Princesse (Virginia Opera debut); Hero in Béatrice et Bénédict and Ännchen in Der Freischütz (Opera Boston); Carmina Burana (North Carolina Symphony Orchestra); soloist in Fanny Mendelssohn’s Musik für die Toten der Cholera-Epidemie and Louis Spohr’s Die letzten Dinge (American Symphony Orchestra at Carnegie Hall); title role in Wolfgang Rihm’s Proserpina (American premiere, Spoleto Festival USA); Angel in Dusapin’s Faustus: The Last Night (Concertgebouw, also Spoleto Festival, USA), and Queen of the Night (Santa Fe Opera and English National Opera). She made her New York City Opera debut creating the title role in Wuorinen’s Haroun and the Sea of Stories, for which she received New York City Opera’s Kolozsvar Award. She sings Lulu Baines in Elmer Gantry with Florentine Opera on the Naxos label, which won two Grammy awards and received first place (complete opera recordings) in 2011 from Opera News.