Tenor, Vancouver (BC)
Spencer Britten owns a Master’s degree in opera from the University of British Columbia. In 2018-2019, his activities include the roles of Doughboy, Basket the dog and the Model Vivant in Twenty-Seven (Atelier lyrique); Gee-tar and the Featured Dancer in West Side Story (The Atlanta Opera); Peter Quint in The Turn of the Screw (Orchestre de l’Agora), and Dorvil in La scala di seta (Orchestre symphonique de la Vallée-du-Haut-Saint-Laurent), in addition to a soloist part in Dvořák’s Mass in D Major and Britten’s Rejoice in the Lamb (Chœur Métropolitain). Among the roles on his 2019-2020 slate are Léon in The Ghosts of Versailles (Royal Opera of Versailles and The Glimmerglass Festival), Triquet in Eugene Onegin (Opéra de Montréal), the First Prisoner in Fidelio (Opéra de Montréal & Orchestre Métropolitain), and Peppe in Rita (Sinfonia de Lanaudière).
Member of the Atelier lyrique de l'Opéra de Montréal. Spencer Britten is generously sponsored by Sigrid Chatel.