Tenor Alek Shrader Joins The Roster
We are excited to welcome American tenor Alek Shrader to our roster for North American representation. Alek Shrader has developed an outstanding reputation both for his beautiful lyric vocalism and his expressive characterizations. He has appeared with many of the world’s most prestigious opera companies and concert series. This season, Mr. Shrader returns to Opera Philadelphia for Semele, the Minnesota Opera for Il barbiere di Siviglia, and the San Francisco Opera for Partenope. He also sings performances of Handel’s Messiah with the National Symphony Orchestra at the Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts. He has recently ventured into the world of stage directing, making his directorial debut with a production of Dido & Aeneas as part of the Green-Wood Cemetery’s acclaimed performance series “Concerts in the Catacombs”. Mr. Shrader was the winner of the 2007 Metropolitan Opera National Council Auditions and the recipient of a Sarah Tucker grant from the Richard Tucker Foundation. He is also an alumna of the San Francisco Opera’s prestigious Adler Fellowship Program.