Robert MacNeil

Robert MacNeil made his San Francisco Opera debut in2008 as the High Priest of Neptune in Idomeneo and returned this past fall as the Second Jew in Salome. He regularly performs at Los Angeles Opera, most recently in that company’s productions of Tannhäuser, Der Rosenkavalier, Il Trovatore, Fidelio, and La Bohème; he returned last season for Il Tabarro. The tenor made his debut at the Ojai Festival under Kent Nagano in Orff’s Die Kluge and recorded the role of Martin in Copland’s The Tender Land, which was released on the Koch International Label. On the concert stage, he has performed as a soloist with the New West Symphony, California Philharmonic, Oregon Symphony, the Mormon Tabernacle Choir, Sydney Choral Festival, Beijing’s Central Union Philharmonic, and the San Diego Chamber Orchestra, among others. He is a former national finalist in the Metropolitan Opera National Council Auditions and holds degrees from Chapman University and the University of Southern California.