American tenor Carl Tanner has established his international career performing regularly in the world’s most prestigious opera houses such as The Metropolitan Opera, Opéra National de Paris, Washington National Opera, Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, Deutsche Oper Berlin, Teatro alla Scala, Teatro Real, Madrid, New National Theatre of Tokyo and the Liceu de Barcelona amongst others. Upcoming engagements include the title role in Otello with the Pacific Symphony Orchestra, a return to Grange Park for the role of Tucha in Rimsky-Korsakov’s Ivan the Terrible, and Radames in Aida with the Toledo Opera.
In December 2018 Mr. Tanner performed the title role of Otello at the Metropolitan Opera to great acclaim. The occasion also marked Maestro Gustavo Dudamel’s house debut. Immediately prior to this, Carl performed the role at the Bolshoi Opera and Savonlinna Festival. Other recent engagements include Aida with San Diego Opera, Canio and Samson with North Carolina Opera, and his debut with the Gerencia Orquesta Sinfónica y Coro Prado del Rey (RTVE) in Madrid.
His repertory includes such roles as Chénier (Andrea Chénier), Captain Ahab (Moby Dick), Hermann (The Queen of Spades), Don José (Carmen), Turiddu (Cavalleria Rusticana), Calaf (Turandot), Des Grieux (Manon Lescaut), Dick Johnson (La fanciulla del West), Cavaradossi (Tosca), and Pinkerton (Madama Butterfly).