Lyric tenor Alasdair Kent made his debut on the opera stage in his native Australia, in the role of Don Ramiro in La Cenerentola. He then moved to the United States to further develop his skills at Philadelphia's Academy of Vocal Arts, where he quickly caught the attention of Opera Philadelphia. He participated in the Merola Opera Program and Wolf Trap Opera's Filene Young Artist program. In 2016 he won the Joan Sutherland & Richard Bonynge Foundation Bel Canto Award and also reached the finals of the Paris Opera Competition. His previous performances of the principal tenor role in L'italiana in Algeri in Toulon and Montpellier received great acclaim.
Principal roles: Don Ramiro (La Cenerentola), Count Almaviva (Il barbiere di Siviglia), Lindoro (L'italiana in Algeri), Ernesto (Don Pasquale), Ferrando (Così fan tutte), Don Ottavio (Don Giovanni), Rinuccio (Gianni Schicchi), Tamino (Die Zauberflöte), Rodrigo (Otello)