A native of The Bronx, NY, Tenor Lindell Carter (he/him) has captured the attention of audiences on opera and concert stages in the US, UK, France, Germany, and Italy. Comfortable in a wide range of repertoire, Mr. Carter has been noted by the media for his “ringing voice” (London Herald), “power and finesse” (Classical Voice of NC), and called “forceful and emotional” (Brooklyn Herald). Mr. Carter is proud to return to the stage, and this season he returns to the Metropolitan Opera for Gershwin’s Porgy and Bess before productions of Cavelleria Rusticana in New York City and Stuttgart, Germany.
Mr. Carter’s relationship with the European stage began with a multi-city tour of the south of France. as the Title role in Les Contes d’Hoffmann under the tutelage of Metropolitan Opera Tenor William Lewis and celebrated conductor Willie Anthony Waters. Afterwards Mr. Carter traveled to Spain to sing for and be selected for young artist concerts by Montserrat Caballé.
Recent seasons included his debuts as Radames (Aida), Gabriele Adorno (Simon Boccanegra), Enée (Les Troyens) as well as returns to Il Duca (Rigoletto), Riccardo (Un Ballo in Maschera), Rodolfo (La Bohème), and Marinco (Il Trovatore).
Other notable roles include Alfredo (La Traviata), Enzo (La Gioconda), Erik (Der Fliegende Holländer), Roméo (Roméo et Juliette), Renato des Grieux (Manon Lescaut), Jenìk (The Bartered Bride), Camille (The Merry Widow), and Orfeo (Monteverdi’s L’Orfeo).
Just as comfortable in concert settings, Mr. Carter has also appeared as the Tenor soloist in Beethoven’s Choral Fantasy, Mozart’s Requiem, Rossini’s Stabat Mater, Saint-Saëns Christmas Oratorio, and Orff’s Carmina Burana.