American tenor Paul Groves enjoys an impressive international career performing on the stages of all the world’s leading opera houses and concert halls.
Paul Groves begins his 2016/17 season with his return to the Opéra national de Paris for a rare role debut singing Alessandro Cesare in Cavalli's Eliogabalo this September. Groves returns to his native New Orleans later in the season singing the title role of Faust with the New Orleans Opera. An avid concert performer, Groves' season is filled with debuts and return engagements with symphonies across the United States. He can be seen singing Mahler's Das Lied von der Erde with the Cleveland Orchestra and the Indianapolis Symphony, Berlioz'Requiem with the San Francisco Symphony under Charles Dutoit, as well as Stravinsky's Perséphone with the Oregon Symphony.
Highlights of recent seasons for the American tenor include his first performances in the title role of Wagner'sParsifal with Lyric Opera Chicago led by Sir Andrew Davis, appearances as Admète in Gluck's Alceste with Madrid's Teatro Real, Nicias in Massenet's Thais with the Los Angeles Opera, and Pylade in Iphigénie en Aulidewith Theater an der Wien. Groves returned to the Metropolitan Opera last season for Berg’s Lulu, and was seen in the East Coast premiere of Jennifer Higdon’s Cold Mountain with Opera Philadelphia ... read full bio