Andrew Stenson singing “Dalla sua pace” from Don Giovanni (Brian Garman conducts members of the Auburn Symphony Orchestra).
Andrew Stenson is quickly building a reputation as one of the United States’ most exciting young tenors. He is the recipient of a 2011 Sara Tucker Study Grant from the Richard Tucker Foundation. Stenson joined Seattle Opera as a member of its Young Artists Program for the 2010/2011 season, where he sang Arturo in Lucia di Lammermoor, and Don Ottavio in the Young Artists production of Don Giovanni. In the summer of 2011, he returned to the Glimmerglass Festival as a Young Artist, performing Jimmy O’Keefe in John Musto’s Later the Same Evening. In the 2011/2012 season, Stenson returns to Seattle Opera‘s YAP, performing Le Remendado in Carmen. He also covers Orphée in Orphée et Euridice, and performs the title role in Werther and Ernesto in Don Pasquale in the company’s Young Artists productions. In previous seasons, Stenson appeared as Martin in The Tender Land with Glimmerglass Opera, and as First Jew in Salome with Cedar Rapids Opera Theatre. Stenson was an Apprentice Singer with the Santa Fe Opera in 2009 and received the Donald Gramm Memorial Award. He was a Regional Finalist in the 2010 Metropolitan Opera National Council Auditions.