Tenor , Canada
Canadian tenor Roger Honeywell has been acclaimed by Anthony Tommasini as a performer who brings “burnished sound and crisp diction to sweeping vocal lines, full of leaps and dips.” In the 2017-2018 season, Mr. Honeywell will perform the role of Ahab in Jake Heggie’s Moby Dick at both Utah Opera and Pittsburgh Opera. He will also sing Dick Johnson in La Fanciulla del West with Virginia Opera, and reprise the role of Veasey in Jennifer Higdon’s Cold Mountain with North Carolina Opera. Concert highlights include the Glagolitic Mass with Madison Symphony.
In the 2016-2017 season, Mr. Honeywell returned to Boston Lyric Opera for Don José in Carmen, Calgary Opera as Eisenstein in Die Fledermaus and Capt. Vere in Billy Budd with Des Moines Metro Opera. Internationally, he joined the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden for Thomas Adès new piece, The Exterminating Angel.
He is a graduate of the Ryerson Theatre School in Toronto and has received numerous awards, among which are a Dora Mavor Moore Award for his role of Arnaud de Tilh in The House of Martin Guerre, a Maureen Forrester Award, and a Tyrone Guthrie Award from the Stratford Festival.