Matthew Swensen trained at the Julliard School in New York and was the tenor soloist in Mozart’s Requiem at Lincoln Centre, the tenor soloist in Bach’s Magnificat at Carnegie Hall, and sang the role of Bill in Julliard Opera’s Flight. Together with pianist Katelan Terrell, he won the Jean Miekle Prize Best Duo Prize in Wigmore Hall’s 2019 International Song Competition. In the 2018/2019 season, he made his début with The Mozartists (then Classical Opera) as Ferrando in Così fan tutte, and as Tamino (Die Zauberflöte) at Oper Frankfurt, where he is a member of the ensemble. Further performances include Alméric/Shepherd in their Iolanta/Oedipus Rex double bill, Camille (Die lustige Witwe) and Flavio (Norma). His busy concert career has included Bach’s Christmas Oratorio with the Residenz Kammerorchester in Munich and the Augsburg Dom Singknaben, and Mozart’s Die Schuldigkeit des ersten Gebots with the Munich Radio Orchestra under Alessandro De Marchi. Other engagements in America have taken him to Wolftrap Opera, the Opera Theatre of St. Louis, the National Symphony Orchestra and Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra.