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Zach Finkelstein

American-born Canadian tenor Zach Finkelstein made his New York City Opera debut as Mambre in Rossini’s Mosè in Egitto. Since leaving his political consulting career, he has performed as a soloist at Carnegie Hall, Lincoln Center, the Brooklyn Academy of Music, and the New York City Center and has premiered new works by Prix de Rome winner Jesse Jones and John Liberatore. He made his debut with Music of the Baroque in October 2013.

Upcoming and recent appearances include national and international performances with the Mark Morris Dance Group in Handel’s Acis and Galatea, Satie’s Socrate, The Muir, and Brahms’s Liebeslieder Waltzes, Op. 65 and 52; the Mozart Requiem with the Seattle Symphony and the Kitchener-Waterloo Symphony; a USA/Canada tour of Bach’s Christmas Oratorio; Bach’s Magnificat and Christmas Oratorio with the Toronto Classical Singers; and Handel’s Messiah with both the Ontario Philharmonic and Julian Wachner's Trinity Wall Street Ensemble in New York at Lincoln Center.

Zach Finkelstein holds an Artist Diploma (Voice) from the Royal Conservatory of Music’s Glenn Gould School in Toronto and a Bachelor of Arts (Honors) in Political Science from McGill University, in Montreal.

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