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Kenneth Tarver is considered to be one of the outstanding tenore di grazia of his generation, acknowledged for his beauty of tone, virtuosic technique, extensive and even vocal range, coupled with an attractive and elegant stage presence. He is a specialist in the most demanding virtuosic operatic repertoire and has appeared at the world’s most prestigious opera houses, including the ROH Covent Garden, Wiener Staatsoper, Deutsche Oper, Bayerische Staatsoper, Dresden Semperoper, Liceu, Opéra Comique, MET New York and the Festival d’Aix-en-Provence.

Recent successes include Haydn’s L’Anima del Filosofo (Budapest Festival), Gluck’s Orphée et Euridice (Stuttgart Staatsoper), Mozart’s Idomeneo (La Monnaie), Haydn’s Orlando Paladino (Concertgebouw), Haydn’s L’Infedelta Delusa (Wiener Musikverein) and Rossini’s L’Italiana in Algeri (Teatro Municipal Santiago de Chile).

He has been invited to perform on prestigious concert stages, amassing an impressive repertoire of both well-known and seldom performed masterpieces with such conductors as Alberto Zedda, Adam Fisher, Nikolaus Harnoncourt, James Levine and Riccardo Chailly. Other highlights include Rodion Shchedrin’s My age, My Wild Beast, a film of Judith Weir’s Armida, Orff’s Carmina Burana and Mozart’s Requiem at the Tanglewood Festival. Kenneth Tarver has an impressive recording catalogue with important labels such as Deutsche Grammophon, LSO Live, Opera Rara, Harmonia Mundi, BBC Opus Arte, Naxos and TDK.

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