Frédéric Antoun

Internationally lauded, Québec-born tenor Frédéric Antoun’s voice has been described as “noble and sincere.” (Opera Canada) Long associated with the operas of Thomas Adès, Antoun recently made appearances in the British composer’s The Exterminating Angel at Opéra national de Paris and in his signature role of Caliban in The Tempest at Wiener Staatsoper. Highlights of his coming season include returns to the Toronto Symphony Orchestra for Mozart’s Requiem and Orchestre Métropolitain for Handel’s Messiah conducted by Yannick Nezet Seguin.  

His 2022-2023 season included Caliban in The Tempest at Milan’s Teatro alla Scala, Gérald in Lakmé and Don José in Carmen at Paris’ Opéra Comique, Narraboth in Salome at the Canadian Opera Company, and Mozart’s Requiem at Berlin’s Konzerthaus.

Other recent appearances include Belmonte in Die Entführung aus dem Serail, Thespis in Platée, Ferrando in Così fan tutte, and François in Bernstein’s A Quiet Place (Opéra national de Paris), Don Ottavio in Don Giovanni (Royal Opera House), Tonio in La fille du régiment (Opéra de Lausanne, Opéra de Toulon, and Royal Opera House), Raúl in multiple premieres of The Exterminating Angel (Metropolitan Opera, Royal Opera House, and Salzburg Festival), Pylade in Iphigénie en Tauride and Nadir in Les pêcheurs de perles (Opernhaus Zürich), Prince Charmant in Cendrillon (La Monnaie de Munt), and Laërte in Hamlet (Theater an der Wien). He is the tenor of choice for esteemed stage directors, including Calixto Bieito, Robert Carsen, Atom Egoyan, Olivier Py, Laurent Pelly, Amy Lane, Robert Lepage, and Barrie Kosky. His extensive discography includes works by Delibes, Saint-Saëns, Gossec, Massenet, Dukas and Ravel.