"Home for the Holidays"
Friday, December 22, 2023
Trinity Lutheran Church
Jack Swanson (HFTH 2023)
Stillwater, Minnesota native Jack Swanson is quickly becoming one of the most sought-after young tenors in the opera world. During the shortened 2019-20 season, Jack performed with the Frankfurt Opera as Rodrigo in Rossini’s Otello, then as Belmonte in Die Entführung aus dem Serail with Opera Omaha. In the 2018-19 season, his roles included Nemorino in L’Elisir d’Amore with the Norwegian Opera, Sam Kaplan in Street Scene with Oper Köln, the title-role in Candide for concert performances in Paris and Marseille, and Count Almaviva in The Barber of Seville with Portland Opera. Jack has also performed with the Glyndebourne Opera, the Los Angeles Opera, the Lyric Opera of Kansas City, the Orchestre National de Lille, Winter Opera St. Louis, OperaMemphis, Opera Delaware, and Garsington Opera.
Jack is a graduate of the University of Oklahoma and Rice University. He spent two years as an apprentice at the Santa Fe Opera and two summers as a young artist with The Seagle Music Colony.