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Zach Finkelstein

In the five years since he left his political consulting career, American-born Canadian tenor Zach Finkelstein has been heard at Carnegie Hall, Lincoln Center, and the Brooklyn Academy of Music, and has premiered new works by Prix de Rome winner Jesse Jones and John Liberatore. He made his New York City Opera debut in April 2013 as Mambre in Rossini’s Mosè in Egitto. Other highlights include appearances with the Mark Morris Dance Group (MMDG) in Satie’s Socrate, Beethoven’s The Muir, Stravinsky’s Renard, and Thomson’s Four Saints in Three Acts, the Mozart Requiem with the Grand Philharmonic Choir, and Messiah at Trinity Wall Street and Lincoln Center. He makes his debut with Music of the Baroque in the October 2013 concerts.

Upcoming engagements include Damon in Acis and Galatea with the Mark Morris Dance Group, Bach’s Cantata No. 60 with Encounters Ensemble in Boston, Pärt’s Stabat Mater with the Art of Time Ensemble, and Sir Phillip Wingrave/Narrator in Banff Opera’s Owen Wingrave.

A vocal fellow for two summers at Tanglewood and recent Britten-Pears Young Artist alum, Zach Finkelstein holds an artist diploma in voice from the Royal Conservatory of Music’s Glenn Gould School in Toronto and a bachelor’s in Political Science from McGill University.

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