Christopher Kenney

Christopher Kenney

A native of Hawley, Minnesota, baritone Christopher Kenney joins WNO’s Domingo-Cafritz Young Artist Program for his first season in the fall of 2017. In the summer of 2017, he is an Apprentice at Santa Fe Opera, and in the 2017–2018 season at WNO he sings the roles of Businessman in The Little Prince, Pa Zegner in the world premiere of Proving Up, and Officer and Figaro (Domingo-Cafritz Young Artist Performance) in The Barber of Seville. He will also perform as a soloist in Bernstein’s Songfest with the National Symphony Orchestra and Maestro Leonard Slatkin. He has also performed Papageno in Die Zauberflöte, the title role in The Demon, Marullo in Rigoletto, Guglielmo in Così fan tutte, and Leporello in Don Giovanni. He is a three time District winner of the Metropolitan Opera National Council Auditions as well as the winner of the Alltech Vocal Scholarship Competition in 2014. He received a B.M. in Vocal Performance from Concordia College, an M.M. from the University of Kentucky, and spent a year of study at the Academy of Vocal Arts in Philadelphia.

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