Garrett Sorenson

Garrett Sorenson

(Louisville, Kentucky)

2019–20 Season:  Steve Wozniak, The (R)evolution of Steve Jobs

American tenor Garrett Sorenson made his San Francisco Opera debut in 2009 as Narraboth in Salome. In the 2018–2019 season, he returns to Seattle Opera to reprise Steve Wozniack in Mason Bates’s The (R)evolution of Steve Jobs, a role he created for the world premiere at the Santa Fe Opera in 2017. Currently, his concert engagements include Rachmaninoff’s The Bells at the Houston Symphony led by Andrés Orozco-Estrada, and Beethoven’s Symphony No. 9 with the Phoenix Symphony.

Last season, he returned to Kentucky Opera as Bacchus in Ariadne auf Naxos, as well as Faust in the world premiere of The Beyond in collaboration with the Louisville Ballet. He also sang the Verdi Requiem with the Orquesta Sinfónica de Castilla y León and Beethoven’s Symphony No. 9 with the Charlotte Symphony.

His credits include Anthony Candolino in the West Coast premiere of Jake Heggie and Terrence McNally’s opera Great Scott at San Diego Opera; his return to West Australian Opera as Rodolfo in La Bohème; his role debut as Cavaradossi in Tosca at Arizona Opera; and Smetana’s The Kiss with Opera Theatre of Saint Louis. He also returned to the Metropolitan Opera to sing Laca in Jenůfa and Matteo in Arabella. Recent concert appearances include Dvořák’s Stabat Mater with L’Orchestre Métropolitain conducted by Yannick Nézet-Séguin, Mozart's Requiem with the Cleveland Orchestra under the baton of David Robertson, and the Verdi Requiem with the Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra conducted by Asher Fisch. In 2011, Sorenson appeared on Broadway in McNally’s Master Class opposite Tyne Daly and the play’s successful transfer to London’s West End.