The winner of the 1995 Richard Tucker Foundation Award, American tenor Paul Groves sings at the world’s leading opera houses and concert halls. In Europe Mr. Groves has appeared at La Scala, the Théâtre Musical de Paris (Châtelet), the Opéra de Paris, the Royal Opera–Covent Garden, Vienna Staatsoper, Salzburg Festival, Deutsche Oper Berlin, Netherlands Opera, Bayerische Staatsoper, Welsh National Opera, and the Grand Théâtre de Genève. In the US he has appeared with San Francisco Opera, Lyric Opera of Chicago, Los Angeles Opera, and Washington National Opera. Recital appearances have taken him throughout the US and Europe. He has recorded for Deutsche Grammophon, Decca, Naxos, Sony, EMI Classics, Telarc, and Philips. A winner of the Met’s National Council Auditions and a graduate of the Met’s Young Artists Development Program, Mr. Groves made his Met debut in 1992 as the Steersman in The Flying Dutchman and has since appeared there in numerous productions. He made his Boston Symphony debut in 2003, in the BSO’s world premiere performances of John Harbison’s Requiem under Bernard Haitink in Boston and at Carnegie Hall.