Colin Ainsworth

Colin Ainsworth has been praised for his exquisite control and emotional directness and has long distinguished himself not only with his interpretations of the major Classical and Baroque tenor roles but also with his performances in contemporary opera. He has has appeared with various opera companies including the Canadian Opera Company, Seattle Opera, Chicago Opera Theater, Glimmerglass Opera, Teatro Nacional de São Carlos, Pacific Opera Victoria, Vancouver Opera, the Greek National Opera, and the Royal Opera (London) performing such roles as Lensky in Tchaikovsky’s Eugene Onegin, Gluck’s Orphée et Euridice, Tamino in The Magic Flute, and Nadir in Les pêcheurs de perles. On the concert stage, has appeared with the Montreal Symphony, Toronto Symphony, Vancouver Symphony, Music of the Baroque and at Carnegie Hall with the American Symphony Orchestra.


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