Eastman School of Music Masterclass (1)

Fri May 24, 2024
5:00 pm EDT
New Hampshire Room
High School
Young Artist/Emerging Pro

General Information

Training the Young Tenor, Bass and Baritone Voice


Robert Swensen

Robert Swensen has appeared with major opera companies that include Teatro La Fenice–Venice, Bayreuth, Saito Kinen Festival, Opera Comique, Turino, Opera della Roma, the Vienna State Opera, Santa Fe Opera, and at Carnegie Hall with the Opera Orchestra of New York. After winning prizes in the Munich and ’s-Hertogenbosch competitions, he went on to Fest contracts in Munich and Berlin. A very successful recording artist, Swensen can be heard on an extensive discography in opera and oratorio for Deutsche Grammaphon, EMI, RCA, and Phillips. He is a passionate Lieder recitalist and has appeared with the late Herman Prey at the Schubertiade in Vienna. Using projections from the George Eastman House archives, he recently performed Schubert’s Wintereisse at the Morgan Library in NYC. He is a member of the voice faculty at Eastman School of Music and a yearly adjudicator for the finals of the Classical Singer Competition.