Gordon Gietz

Tenor, Canada

Gordon Gietz is one of the most prolific tenors of his generation, praised for his “effortless legato” and his “virile and sensitive” singing. His career is focused equally on operatic and concert repertoire, encompassing a wide range of musical styles. Highlights of his 2014-15 season include Loge (Das Rheingold) with Pacific Opera Victoria, Carmina Burana with the Florida Orchestra, and Beethoven’s Symphony No. 9 with the National Arts Centre Orchestra. Recent engagements included performances with the Netherlands Opera, Edmonton Opera, Lyric Opera of Kansas City, Ensemble Intercontemporain, and the Bayerischen Rundfunk Orchester. 

Former member of the Atelier lyrique de l'Opéra de Montréal.

Recently: Marquis, Le Joueur (De Nederlandse Opera); Chevalier, Dialogues des carmélites (La Scala); Male Chorus, The Rape of Lucretia (Maggio Musicale, Firenze)

Upcoming: Erik, Der fliegende Holländer (Nederlandse Reisopera); Aschenbach, Death in Venice (Vlaamse Opera) ; Hoffmann, Les Contes d'Hoffmann (Opéra de Marseille)

Last Opéra de Montréal appearance: Carmen (2005)