A dynamic and versatile artist, American tenor Paul Appleby is an admired and exciting
presence on the world's leading concert, recital, and opera stages. A recent graduate of
the Metropolitan Opera's Lindemann Young Artist Development Program and the recipient of a
2012 Leonore Annenberg Fellowship in the Performing and Visual Arts, Mr. Appleby counts
among his performance credits appearances with the Metropolitan Opera, Oper Frankfurt,
Boston Lyric Opera, Opera Theatre of Saint Louis, Wolf Trap Opera, and concerts with the
New York Philharmonic, Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra, Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra, Saint
Paul Chamber Orchestra, and Deutsche Radio Philharmonie Saarbrücken Kaiserslautern, to
name a few.
Mr. Appleby's 2013-2014 operatic engagements include debuts with the Santa Fe Opera,
Canadian Opera Company, and Washington National Opera, and return engagements at the
Metropolitan Opera and Oper Frankfurt. Concert performances include performances with New
York's Maverick Concerts and the New York Philharmonic, a recital at Pace University, and a
joint recital with baritone Joshua Hopkins presented by the Washington National Opera at
the Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts.
Mr. Appleby's 2012-2013 season highlights included singing the Chevalier de la Force in
Poulenc's Dialogues des Carmélites and Hylas in Berlioz's Les Troyens for the Metropolitan
Opera, and Ferrando in Così fan tutte for Boston Lyric Opera. Symphonic appearances
included performances of Mozart's Requiem with the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra.
Mr. Appleby has been recognized with the 2012 Top Prize of the Gerda Lissner Foundation
International Vocal Competition, the 2012 Martin E. Segal Award from Lincoln Center, a
2011 Richard Tucker Career Grant and George London Foundation Award, and was a
national winner of the 2009 Metropolitan Opera National Council Auditions.