Alex McKissick | Tenor


Alex McKissick



American tenor Alex McKissick has sung leading roles in Bernstein's Candide, Puccini's La bohème, Gounod's Roméo et Juliette, Verdi's Otello, Mozart's Die Zauberflöte and Ullman’s Der Kaiser von Atlantis among others, performing with Washington National Opera, Aspen Music Festival, San Diego Opera, Richmond Symphony Orchestra, Des Moines Metro Opera, Charleston Symphony Orchestra, Wolf Trap Opera, North Carolina Opera, and the Georg Solti Accademia, working with conductors Eun Sun Kim, Daniele Callegari, Keri-Lynn Wilson, Yves Abel, Steven Mercurio, Nicole Paiement, as well as stage directors David Alden, Francesca Zambello, Tomer Zvulun, and Octavio Cardenas. He has participated in masterclasses with Fabio Luisi and Emmanuel Villuame. His recording of Bernstein's Songfest, released on the Naxos label, was under consideration for a Grammy Award nomination. Mr. McKissick received his Bachelors of Music and Masters degree from the Juilliard School of Music and is an alumnus of the Cafritz Young Artist Program at the Washington National Opera.

January 2024.