Opera on the River 2021 Headliner
Sunday, August 8, 2021
Lowell Park, Stillwater, MN
Praised for his lyric voice, Cuban-American tenor Andres Acosta continues to stand out through his strong vocal presence and magnetic acting. In the 2021-2022 season, Andres returns to Madison Opera as Edgardo in Lucia di Lammermoor and to Houston Grand Opera for The Snowy Day, as well as workshopping the role of the Pigeon Keeper in Santa Fe Opera’s The Pigeon Keeper. Additionally, he makes house debuts with Bard SummerScape Festival, San Antonio Opera, Opera Theatre of Saint Louis, and appears on the Metropolitan Opera roster.
Andres made his Ravinia Festival debut in Bernstein’s Mass, appeared as Arcadio in Florencia en el Amazonas with both Pittsburgh Opera and Pensacola Opera. He was highly acclaimed for his portrayal of Timothy Laughlin in Minnesota Opera’s production of Fellow Travelers and later reprised the role with Madison Opera. Other career highlights include joining Theatre Latté Da’s national tour of All is Calm and appearing in concert with the Cincinnati Symphony, the Indianapolis Chamber Orchestra, and LOFTrecital. Andres trained as an apprentice at the Merola Opera Program and the Resident Artist Program at Minnesota Opera.