Jack Swanson
Tenor

“a delightfully attractive Fenton, tenor Jack Swanson” (Des Moines Register)

Contacts

Ian Stones +44 (0)20 3725 9104
Georgina Wheatley +44 (0)20 3725 9185

Biography

With an affinity for high lyric repertoire and some of opera’s most acrobatic arias, young American tenor Jack Swanson is quickly becoming one of the most sought after voices in the opera world, and makes his debut at Garsington Opera this summer as Albazar in Il turco in Italia. During his studies at the University of Oklahoma and the Shepherd School of Music at Rice University, Jack has performed roles such as Don Ottavio in Mozart’s Don Giovanni, Nemorino in Donizetti’s L’elisir d’amore, Conte Almaviva in Rossini’s Il barbiere di Siviglia and Eurimaco in Monteverdi’s Il ritorno d’Ulisse in patria.

With an affinity for high lyric repertoire and some of opera’s most acrobatic arias, young American tenor Jack Swanson is quickly becoming one of the most sought after voices in the opera world, and makes his debut at Garsington Opera this summer as Albazar in Il turco in Italia. During his studies at the University of Oklahoma and the Shepherd School of Music at Rice University, Jack has performed roles such as Don Ottavio in Mozart’s Don Giovanni, Nemorino in Donizetti’s L’elisir d’amore, Conte Almaviva in Rossini’s Il barbiere di Siviglia and Eurimaco in Monteverdi’s Il ritorno d’Ulisse in patria.

On the concert platform, Jack Swanson has already performed Handel’s Messiah, Mozart’s Requiem and Orff’s Carmina Burana, and made his Kennedy Center debut with selections from Schumann’s Dichterliebe.

Jack has had great competition success in recent years including first place in Florida Grand Opera’s Young Patroness Competition, and has twice been awarded the Richard Tucker Memorial award from Santa Fe Opera.

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