Carl Tanner

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General Information

  • Last name:Tanner
  • First name:Carl
  • Birth date:01/01/1962
  • Nationality:United states
  • Tessitura:Tenor
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  • Contact:Deborah Sanders Director of Opera Mob: +44 (0)7731 652613 [email protected] Rayfield Allied Southbank House Black Prince Road London, SE1 7SJ United Kingdom Tel: 020 3176 5500 Fax: 0700 602 4143

Agenda Professionnel


the 23 of December, 2020



the 25 of February, 2016

the 29 of February, 2016

the 03 of March, 2016

the 05 of March, 2016

the 08 of March, 2016

the 15 of March, 2016


Il trittico

the 27 of January, 2016

the 31 of January, 2016

the 04 of February, 2016

the 07 of February, 2016



the 02 of May, 2015


I Pagliacci

the 02 of May, 2015

the 02 of January, 2015



the 26 of January, 2013

Mario Cavaradossi



American tenor Carl Tanner begins Season 2014-15 in the title role Otello, a role he previously sang at the Semperoper Dresden, in his return to Pittsburgh Opera. He appears at the Metropolitan Opera of New York for revival performances of his signature role, Radames Aida, and returns later in the season for Canio I Pagliacci/Tiriddu Cavalleria Rusticana.  He makes a house and role debut at Dallas Opera as Hagenbach La Wally and joins Colorado Symphony for concert performances as Cavaradossi Tosca.  He returns to the UK’s Grange Park Opera, scene of last season’s huge success as Peter Grimes, to appear in their new production of Samson et Dalilah in the title role.
Last season’s highlights included Radames Aida at Pittsburg Opera, a role he previously sang at the Metropolitan Opera of New York, Staatsoper Hamburg, Bayerische Staatsoper Munich, Edmonton Opera, Deutsche Oper Berlin, Semperoper Dresden and with the Minnesota Orchestra; at Washington National Opera he made his debut in the role of Captain Ahab Moby-Dick revived the role of Hermann Pique Dame at Grange Park Opera, a role he inaugurated with great acclaim in 2012.
Recent successes include Dick Johnson La Fanciulla del West at Opéra Royal de Wallonie in Liege and Cavaradossi Tosca at Deutsche Oper Berlin, a role he previously sang at the New National Theatre in Tokyo, Greek National Opera and in his debut at the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden. He opened the Metropolitan Opera’s Aida to great public and critical acclaim, and appeared as Calaf Turandot at the Bolshoi Theatre, Gran Theatre del Liceu Barcelona, Semperoper Dresden, Staatsoper Hamburg, in both Florence and Tokyo with Zubin Mehta, and before an audience of 100,000 at the Metropolitan Opera’s Opera in the Park in Central Park.
Future engagements include Luigi Il Tabarro at the Royal Opera House Covent Garden, and Radames at Opera Colorado.