Darren T. Anderson

Darren T. Anderson is currently singing lead tenor roles throughout the United States and Canada . He has made debuts with Syracuse Opera as Camille de Rosillon in The Merry Widow, Connecticut Concert Opera as Lionel in Martha, the Chicago Cultural Center as Tamino in Die Zauberflöte; the Glimmerglass Opera as the Duke of Dunstable in their new production of Gilbert and Sullivan’s Patience; and with Boston Lyric Opera as the Lamplighter in The Little Prince. He has performed the roles of Don Basilio in Le nozze di Figaro with Granite State Opera; Belfiore in La finta giardiniera with the Opera Institute at Boston University; and Don José in La tragedie de Carmen with the Olney Theater in Maryland . In addition, he joined the roster of New York City Opera to cover roles in Il viaggio a Reims and The Little Prince. Darren spent his last four summers as an apprentice artist with Glimmerglass Opera, Santa Fe Opera, and Des Moines Metro Opera. As a leading tenor, he has appeared in the title roles of Les contes d’Hoffmann and Roméo et Juliette, as Arrigo in Verdi’s I Vespri Siciliani with Opera In Concert in Toronto, and Ferrando in Così fan tutte. In his first year at the Boston Opera Institute, Darren sang the role of Don José in La tragedie de Carmen, Ernesto in Donizetti’s Don Pasquale, and reprised the title role in Roméo et Juliette. Darren holds degrees in voice performance from the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater and the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign where he studied with Metropolitan Opera alumnus Nicolas divirgilio. He was heard in lead tenor roles at the Opera Institute at Boston University where he studied with Sharon Daniels. He continues his studies in New York currently with Catherine Malfitano.