Aaron Sheehan, tenor


Sheehan *


Grammy Award-winning tenor Aaron Sheehan has quickly established himself as one of the leading American tenors of his generation. His voice is heard regularly in concert halls around the world, and he is equally comfortable in repertoire ranging from oratorio and chamber music to the opera stage.

His singing has taken him to many festivals and venues, including Berlin StaatsOper, the Concertgebouw, Tanglewood, Lincoln Center, Kennedy Center, Royal Opera of Versailles, Metropolitan Museum of Art, Théâtre des Champs Elysées, the early music festivals of Boston, San Francisco, Houston, Tucson, Washington, D.C., and Madison. Known especially for his Baroque interpretations, Aaron has made a name as a first-rate singer of oratorios and cantatas.

He has appeared as soloist in concert with Boston Early Music Festival, Akademie für Alte Musik Berlin, Les Violons du Roy, Orpheus Chamber Orchestra, Seattle Symphony, Tafelmusik, National Symphony Orchestra of Peru, Calgary Philharmonic, San Juan Symphony, American Bach Soloists, Handel and Haydn Society, Boston Baroque, Victoria Symphony, North Carolina Symphony, Symphony Nova Scotia, Charlotte Symphony, Carmel Bach Festival, Charleston Bach Festival, Baltimore Handel Choir, Tempesta di Mare, Pacific MusicWorks, Opera Lafayette, Aston Magna Festival, Bach Collegium San Diego, Tragicomedia, Folger Consort, and Les Voix Baroques. Aaron is on the voice faculty of Boston University.

*Aaron Sheehan will be on faculty week 1 of the 2024 Amherst Early Music Festival.