UP NEXT: JANUARY 2023
NOTEWORTHY & NOW
"Jack Swanson makes a role and house debut singing Tonio in La Fille du Régiment at Utah Opera (Jan. 14–22). Madison Leonard joins Michael Shell’s production as Marie; Stephanie Rhodes Russell conducts. Later in the season, the American tenor makes a house debut at Atlanta Opera in the company premiere of Bernstein’s Candide, reprising the title role opposite Deanna Breiwick as Cunegonde (Mar. 4–12)."
“Her pursuer, Camille, was worth pining for in the person of tenor Jack Swanson. With a gorgeous, clear voice and good looks,
he's the perfect male lead.”
ST. LOUIS POST-DISPATCH
tillwater, Minnesota native and 2018 Richard Tucker Career Grant Winner Jack Swanson is quickly becoming one of the most sought after young tenors in the opera world. His distinctive high lyric voice is known for singing the acrobatic arias of Rossini and the legato melodies of Donizetti.
This season, Mr. Swanson premieres the title-role in Paola Prestini’s Edward Tulane with the Minnesota Opera, makes debuts with the Austin Opera as Almaviva in Il Barbiere di Siviglia, the Utah Opera as Tonio in La Fille du Régiment (a role debut, as well) and The Atlanta Opera as the title-role in Candide. In concert the tenor joins the Mercury Chamber Orchestra in Houston for the tenor solo in Handel’s Messiah, The Utah
Symphony for Carmina Burana, The Houston Symphony for Mozart’s requiem conducted by Itzhak Perlman and will perform in recital with Matinee Musicale in Duluth, MN.
Future engagements include debuts with the Metropolitan Opera, the Lyric Opera of Chicago, the Houston Grand Opera and returns to the Rossini Opera Festival in Pesaro and the Norwegian National Opera.
MR. SWANSON NAMED A
2018 CAREER GRANT WINNER
Richard Tucker Career Grant winners are selected each year for unrestricted grants of $10,000 each. A Career Grant candidate should have a fair amount of performing experience in professional companies and is generally 36 years of age or under. Mr. Swanson was previously the recipient of a 2017 Sara Tucker Study and is one of the few young singers to receive the foundation’s Study and Career Grants in consecutive years.