Tyler Nelson | Tenor


Tyler Nelson

This Season

The Magic Flute


Tyler Nelson is one of America’s most promising young tenors who has already enjoyed success in a wide variety of concert repertoire. His recent engagements have included debuts with New Orleans Opera as Don Ottavio in Mozart’s Don Giovanni, with Dayton Opera as Belmonte in Mozart’s Die Entführung aus dem Serail, the Utah Symphony & Opera as Le théière/ Le petit vieillard in Ravel’s L’enfant et les sortilèges, Opera Naples as Alfred in Johann Strauss II’s Die Fledermaus, Opera Omaha as Trin in Puccini’s La fanciulla del West, Wide Open Opera as Almaviva in Rossini’s Il barbiere di Siviglia, and in Handel’s Messiah with Augustana College as well multiple performances with Le Festival Lyrique International de Belle-Île en Mer as Nemorino in Donizetti’s L’elisir d’amore, Ferrando in Mozart’s Così fan tutte and as the tenor soloist in Beethoven’s Mass in C, and Mozart’s Vesperae solennes de confessore and Requiem.

His 2017-2018 season included Don Ottavio in Mozart’s Don Giovanni with Opera on the James, Almaviva in Il barbiere di Siviglia with Opera Tampa, Handel’s Messiah with the Mormon Tabernacle Choir, and Paul in Gareth Williams’s Rocking Horse Winner and the Magician in Menotti’s The Consul, both with Opera Saratoga. Upcoming engagements include Alfredo in Verdi’s La traviata with Opera on the James and Mendelssohn’s Elijah with Salt Lake Choral Artists.