Quinn Kelsey


  • Michael Benchetrit
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    Press Resources
    “Inspired casting of Lyric Opera of Chicago’s Rigoletto created a scintillating evening at the Civic Opera House, with Quinn Kelsey embracing the title role both musically and dramatically – a Verdi baritone of the first rank.”
    James L. Zychowicz, Seen and Heard International, Rigoletto at Lyric Opera of Chicago, October 11, 2017

    Hawaiian Baritone Quinn Kelsey, the 2015 Metropolitan Opera’s Beverly Sills Award recipient, is in demand for the Verdi, Puccini and French repertoires in houses such as the Metropolitan and San Francisco Operas, the Lyric Opera of Chicago, the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden and the Opernhaus Zürich.

    This season Quinn Kelsey returns to the Lyric Opera of Chicago for a new role, Miller in Luisa Miller, before reprising his celebrated Germont in La Traviata at the Metropolitan Opera and joining the company as Marcello in Act I of La Bohème for their New Year’s Eve Gala. He returns to...