Carl Tanner tenor

About Carl Tanner

American tenor Carl Tanner made his NCO debut as Samson in the concert performance of Samson et Dalila. Recent engagements include the title role in Otello at the Metropolitan Opera, Bolshoi Opera, Opera Hong Kong, Savonlinna, and Liceu de Barcelona, and the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden on tour in Japan, Radamès (Aida) at Washington National Opera, San Diego Opera, and Opera de Massy, Luigi (Il tabarro) at Korean National Opera and ROH, Covent Garden in London, and Calàf (Turandot) at San Diego Opera. 
He also has appeared with the Opéra National de Paris Opera, Deutsche Oper Berlin, Teatro alla Scala, Teatro Real in Madrid, Teatro San Carlo, New National Theatre of Tokyo, Dallas Symphony, Washington Chorus at the Kennedy Center, Minnesota Orchestra, Opéra Royal de Wallonie de Liège, Semperoper in Dresden, the Staatsoper in Hamburg, and Maggio Musicale Fiorentino. He has sung in performances led by prominent conductors including Sir Antonio Pappano, Gustav Dudamel, and Zubin Metha, among others.
His repertory also includes such roles as Chénier (Andrea Chénier), Moby Dick (Moby Dick), Hermann (Pique Dame), Don José (Carmen), Turiddu (Cavalleria rusticana), Des Grieux (Manon Lescaut), Dick Johnson (La fanciulla del West), Cavaradossi (Tosca), and Pinkerton (Madama Butterfly).
His recording “Hear the Angels Voices,” a perennial Christmas favorite, is available for purchase and digital download through all major music sources.
In 2016 Carl founded Carl Tanner Designs (, his jewelry design venture featuring antique and opera-inspired reproductions.