Praised for his sweet lyric voice, Cuban-American tenor Andres Acosta continues to stand out through his strong vocal presence and magnetic acting. In the 2019-2020 season, Acosta makes his Ravinia Festival debut in Bernstein’s Mass, makes his Atlanta Opera debut as Alejandro in Frida, reprises the role of Arcadio in Florencia en el Amazonas in his house debut with Pittsburgh Opera, reprises the role of Timothy Laughlin in Fellow Travelers in his house debut with Madison Opera, and returns to Minnesota Opera for his role debut as Don Ottavio in Don Giovanni.
Mr. Acosta’s 2018-19 season included his highly acclaimed portrayal of Timothy Laughlin in Minnesota Opera’s production of Fellow Travelers by Greg Spears, and he reprised the role of Arcadio in Florencia en el Amazonas with Pensacola Opera. In concert he debuted with the Cincinatti Symphony for their autumn Pops Concert, the Indianapolis Chamber Orchestra in Bernstein’s Trouble in Tahiti, and LOFTrecital for Bernstein’s Songfest. Acosta joined Theatre Latté Da’s national tour of Peter Rothsteins’s All is Calm as Victor Granier. He also competed as a semifinalist in Houston Grand Opera’s Eleanor McCollum Competition.
In the 2017-2018 season, Acosta was an Apprentice at the Merola Opera Program and then joined the Resident Artist Program at Minnesota Opera. His season included covering and performing Duca in Rigoletto, Gennaro in Lucrezia Borgia, Nicias in Thaïs, Beppe in Rita, and Ernesto in Don Pasquale. (Instagram: @andres.acosta.tenor)