Scott Quinn Tenor
About Scott QuinnAcclaimed by the Twin Cities Pioneer Press for his " brilliantly clear, emotion-laden tenor voice," Scott Quinn returns to the role of Rodolfo in La bohème in his Utah Opera debut in the 2017-18. He also returns to the Lyric Opera of Kansas City as the Duke in Rigoletto and sings Alfredo in La traviata with Austin Opera. Upcoming engagements include returns to Seattle Opera for Don José in Carmen, San Francisco Opera for Elemer in Arabella, and his San Diego Opera debut as the Duke. Last season, he sang his first performances of Boris in Káta Kabanová with Seattle Opera and Lenski in Eugene Onegin with the Northern Lights Music Festival. He also joined Minnesota Opera for Rodolfo in La bohème and Palm Beach Opera for Pinkerton in Madama Butterfly.
Mr. Quinn recently made role and company debuts with San Francisco Opera as Števa Buryja in Jenufa, Den Jyske Opera as Fritz in L’amico Fritz, and Arizona Opera as Don José. He recently sang his first performances of Alfredo in La traviata with the Lyric Opera of Kansas City and Duca in Rigoletto with Atlanta Opera, and Narraboth in Salome. He maintains a close association with Houston Grand Opera and recently returned to create the role of Villiers, Duke of Buckingham in the world premiere of Floyd’s Prince of Players. With the same company, he also sang Pirelli in Sweeney Todd and Tamino in outdoor performances Die Zauberflöte. He is an alumnus of the prestigious Houston Grand Opera Studio. During his tenure, his performances included Rodolfo, Alfred in Die Fledermaus, Mr. Erlanson in A Little Night Music, the Sailor in Tristan und Isolde, Ruiz in Il trovatore, and the Royal Herald in Don Carlos. His other recent performances include Ferrando in Così fan tutte with Fort Worth Opera and Pinkerton in Madama Butterfly with Chautauqua Opera. He is also a former Artist in Residence of Dallas Opera where his performances included Tybalt in Roméo et Juliette, Roderigo in Otello, Lord Cecil in Roberto Devereaux, and Normanno in Lucia di Lammermoor. He joined Shreveport Opera for Anthony Hope in Sweeney Todd and The Living Opera (Richardson, Texas) for Martin in The Tender Land and Fredric in Pirates of Penzance. He has also sung previous performances of Rodolfo at the Northern Lights Music Festival.