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Theo Lebow

Tenor

Theo Lebow
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Theo Lebow joined the Ensemble at Oper Frankfurt in the 2016/17 season, during which he will sing the tenor role in a new production of Mozart's Betulia liberata, Remendado in Bizet's Carmen, Massimo in Gluck's Ezio, the Marquis in Prokofiev's Der Spieler/The Gambler, Tom Rakewell in Stravinsky's The Rake’s Progress and Tamino in Die Zauberflöte. This American tenor has taken part in several leading special programmes for young artists in his home country, including those run by the opera companies in Seattle, San Francisco and Santa Fe. Recent engagements have included Jupiter and Apollo in Handel's Semele at Seattle Opera. He sang Picasso and F. Scott Fitzgerald in the world premiere of Ricky Ian Gordon's opera 27 (recorded by Albany Records) at the Opera Theatre of St. Louis. Engagements in recent seasons have included Jaquino in Beethoven's Fidelio at the Shippensburg Music Festival, Mr. Porcupine in Tobias Picker's Fantastic Mr. Fox at San Antonio Opera and Odyssey Opera Boston (also available on CD) and Belfiore in Mozart's La finta giardiniera in San Francisco Opera's Merola Program. He made his debut in Canada singing Fenton in Verdi's Falstaff at Opera Hamilton. Concert work has included appearances in the Carnegie Hall and Stern Auditorium in New York. He has also won many awards and enjoyed success in competitions, reaching the finals of the Metropolitan National Council Auditions.