Alec Carlson

Tenor

Alec Carlson

Bio

Alec Carlson

Third-year tenor Alec Carlson is from Red Oak, Iowa. He received his bachelor of arts degree in music from Luther College, followed by a master’s degree in voice performance at the University of Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music. His performances at UCC-CM included Ferrando/Così fan tutte, Ernesto/Don Pasquale, the Royal Herald/Don Carlos (concert performance), and the tenor solos/J.S. Bach’s St. John Passion (staged production). Carlson was a 2014 apprentice artist at The Santa Fe Opera. He also participated in Houston Grand Opera’s Young Artist Vocal Academy and was a 2013 studio artist at Wolf Trap Opera. In 2014 he was both a Seybold-Russell Award winner (C-CM Opera Competition) and an encouragement award winner of the Metropolitan Opera National Council District Auditions. Carlson made his Lyric Opera of Chicago debut in the 2015/16 season production of Wozzeck and has since appeared in Bel Canto (world premier), Der Rosenkavalier, Don Quichotte, and Die Zauberflöte.

This upcoming season at Lyric Carlson will be featured in I Puritani.


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Photo: Simon Pauly
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