Countertenor Tai Oney’s most recent and future engagements include APOLLO Death in Venice Deutsche Oper Berlin with Mo. Runnicles, CLERIO MORO Cavalli’s Erismena Festival dAix-en-Provence, REFUGEE Flight and MESSENGER Wallace’s Harvey Milk Opera Parallèle (San Francisco), ENDIMIONE La Calisto English Touring Opera, as well as returning to Royal Opera House for Ritorno d’Ulisse at the Roundhouse Theater.

Mr. Oney recently performed HAMLET The Firework-Maker’s Daughter Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, SPIRIT/SORCERESS Dido and Aeneas Birmingham Opera Company, ORLOWSKY Die Fledermaus Finnish National Opera, ADOLFO Faramondo Brisbane Baroque, Australia, ARSAMENE Xerxes Longborough Festival, ORONTE Handel’s Riccardo Primo Opera Theatre St. Louis, DALISO Handel’s Il Duello Amoroso Innsbruck Festival of Early Music (Austria), TESEO Arianna in Creta London Handel Festival, ISHMAEL Antonio Caldara’s oratorio Le Gelosie d’un Amore Ballo Baroque Ensemble, CHERUBINO Le nozze di Figaro Opera de Bauge in France, OTTONE The Coronation of Poppea, NERO and NARCISO Agrippina covers, as well as joining the Dallas Opera and San Diego Opera for the world premiere of Jake Heggie’s Great Scott. Other engagements OTTONE L’Incoronazione di Poppea, TIRINTO Imeneo, PIERO DELLA FRANCESCA Seven Angels London Handel Festival, soloist in the Handel Vespers concert with the English Touring Opera and SPIRIT Dido and Aeneas and LISCIONE in an English translated adaptation of La Dirindina Bath International Festival. He made his professional opera debut with Opera Boston in collaboration with Boston Baroque performing the role of ATHAMAS Handel’s Semele.

He has been a prizewinner in several competitions, including claiming a prestigious Sullivan Foundation Award, and a Ruth West Scholarship supported by a Pidem Award and Fulbright alumnus. He was a finalist in the Cesti Singing Competition and a Regional Finalist in the Metropolitan Opera National Council Auditions.

Mr. Oney has performed in Handel’s Messiah, Haydn’s Paukenmesse, Bach’s St. John’s Passion, Bernstein’s Chichester Psalms and Honegger’s King David, among others. He holds degrees from Stetson University, Boston University and the New England Conservatory of Music. He was a member of the Royal College of Music International Opera School until spring 2014, studying under the tutelage of Russell Smythe

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