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Owen McIntosh (Tenor)

Born: January 6, 1983 - Burnt Ranch, California, USA

The American tenor, Owen McIntosh, studied at Etna Union High School Etna Ca in Etna, California (Class of 2001). He studied Music at at Shasta College in Redding California (2001-2004), and Voice Voice at CSU Stanislaus in Turlock, California (Class of 2006), and at New England Conservatory of Music in Boston, Massachusetts (2007-2009).

Owen McIntosh has enjoyed a career of diverse musical endeavors from bluegrass to reggae, heavy metal to art song, and opera to oratorio. Heralded by critics as “stylistically impeccable,” “He sings with vocal energy and rhythmic bite” and his “strong yet sweet tenor voice” produces the “Clearest lines and most nuanced performances.”

Owen McIntosh's most recent performances include; Telemaco in Monteverdi's Il ritorno d’Ulisse in patria with Opera Omina, title role in Charpentier’s David et Jonathas with Helios Opera, Tenor Soloist in J.S. Bach's B-Minor Mass (BWV 232) with Tucson Chamber Artists, and Tenor Soloist in Monteverdi’s Vespers of 1610 with Sound of Stowe. Past performances include Evangelist in Georg Philipp Telemann's Passion of St. Luke and St. John with Boston University and Exsultemus, Comprimario soloist in Dmitri Shostakovich's The Nose with Opera Boston, and a Jordan Hall performance of Benjamin Britten's Serenade for Tenor and Horn. Furthermore he was featured as Camille in the The Merry Widow with Townsend Opera, Dema in Cavalli's L'Egisto with NEC, Robert in Hin und Zurück at the Kurt Weill Festival's in Dessau, Germany, Ferrando in W.A. Mozart's Cosi fan tutte and Rinuncio in Puccini's Gianni Schicchi with the North Star Opera Repertory Theater. Most recent solo engagements include; J.S. Bach's St. Matthew Passion (BWV 244) with Grand Rapids Symphony, il Ritorno d'Ulisse in Patria with Opera Omnia and Boston Baroque, and Evangelist in J.S. Bach's St. John Passion (BWV 245) with Tucson Chamber Artists.

In addition to solo singing Owen McIntosh is a member of various national chamber ensembles including ARTEK, Boston Baroque, Blue Heron, Emmanuel Music, Harvard Baroque Chamber Orchestra, Handel and Haydn Society, TENET, and Tucson Chamber Artists, New Vintage Baroque in New York City (also Concert manager), Trinity Wall Street in New York City, True Concord Voices & Orchestra in New York City (also Associate Director) and Trident Ensemble in Tucson, Arizona (since 2011). He married Lindsay McIntosh on August 4, 2011 and currently lives in New York City.

Source: Owen McIntosh Website & Facebook profile; Bits & pieces cfrom other sources
Contributed by
Aryeh Oron (January 2016)

Recordings of Bach Cantatas & Other Vocal Works




Stephen Sands


Member of Antioch Chamber Ensemble:
C-1 (2015, Video),
BWV 21, BWV 243a

Links to other Sites

Owen McIntosh (Official Website)
OwenMcIintosh on Facebook
Owen McIntosh (Carmel Bach Festival)
Owen McIntosh (Blue Heron)
Owen McIntosh - Tenor (New Vintage Baroque)

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