Paul Appleby


A dynamic and versatile artist, American tenor Paul Appleby is an exciting presence on the world’s leading concert, recital, and opera stages. A recent graduate of the Metropolitan Opera’s Lindemann Young Artist Development Program and the recipient of a 2012 Leonore Annenberg Fellowship in the Performing and Visual Arts, Mr. Appleby counts among his performance credits appearances with the Metropolitan Opera, Oper Frankfurt, Boston Lyric Opera, Opera Theatre of St. Louis, Wolf Trap Opera, and concerts with the New York Philharmonic, Pittsburgh Symphony, Cincinnati Symphony, St. Paul Chamber Orchestra,  and the Deutsche Radio Philharmonie Saarbrücken Kaiserslautern, to name a few.

Season highlights include debuts with the Santa Fe Opera, Canadian Opera Company, and Washington National Opera, and returns to the Metropolitan Opera and Oper Frankfurt.

Mr. Appleby has also been recognized with the 2012 Top Prize by the Gerda Lissner Foundation, 2012 Martin E. Segal Award from Lincoln Center, 2011 Richard Tucker Career Grant and George London Foundation Award, and was a National Winner of the 2009 Metropolitan Opera National Council Auditions. A recipient of an Artist Diploma from The Juilliard School, he received a Master’s Degree from Juilliard and a Bachelor’s Degree in English Literature and in Music from the University of Notre Dame.

March 2014

Paul Appleby