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American tenor Alek Shrader has developed an  outstanding reputation both for his beautiful lyric  vocalism and his expressive characterizations. He has appeared with The Metropolitan Opera, San Francisco Opera, Lyric Opera of Chicago, Seattle Opera, Santa Fe Opera, Dallas Opera, Los Angeles Opera, Minnesota Opera, Opera Philadelphia, Pittsburgh Opera, Opera Theatre of Saint Louis, Canadian Opera Company, Opera de Oviedo, Bayersische Staatsoper, Hamburgische Staatsoper, Opera de Lille, Opera National de Bordeaux, Theatre du Capitole de Toulouse, and the Salzburg and Glyndebourne festivals. His many roles include Alfredo in La traviata, Count Almaviva in Il barbiere di SivigliaLindoro in L’Italiana in Algeri, Tamino in Die ZauberflöteFerrando in Così fan tutte, Belmonte in Die Entführung aus dem Serail, Nemorino in L’Elisir d’Amore, Tonio in La Fille du Regiment, Don Ramiro in La Cenerentola, Ernesto in Don Pasquale, Oronte in Alcina, Jupiter and Apollo in SemeleEmilio in Partenope, David in Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg, Camille in The Merry WidowTom Rakewell in The Rake’s Progress, the title roles in Candide and Albert Herring, Tony in West Side Story, and Ferdinand in Ades' The Tempest. As a concert singer, Mr. Shrader has appeared with the Cleveland Orchestra, Philadelphia Orchestra, San Francisco Symphony, Los Angeles Philharmonic, Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra, St. Louis Symphony Orchestra, Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra, and the Accademia Nazionale di Santa Cecilia in Rome.

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