AARON SHEEHAN (tenor) has established himself as a first rate singer in many styles. His performances are heard regularly in the United States, South America, and Europe, and he excels equally in repertoire ranging from oratorio and chamber music to opera. His singing has taken him to many festivals and venues including Tanglewood, Lincoln Center, the Metropolitan Museum of Art, Washington National Cathedral, the early music festivals of Boston, San Francisco, Vancouver, Houston, Tucson, Washington DC, and Madison, as well as the Regensburg Tage Alter Musik. Known especially for his Baroque interpretations, his voice has been described by the Boston Globe as "superb: his tone classy, clear, and refined, encompassing fluid lyricism and ringing force" and the Washington Post praised his "polished, lovely tone." Mr. Sheehan is a first rate interpreter of the oratorios and cantatas of Bach and Handel. He has appeared in concert with ensembles including the American Bach Soloists (most recently as the Evangelist in Bach’s St. John Passion), Orpheus Chamber Orchestra, Handel and Haydn Society, Boston Baroque, New York Collegium, Les Voix Baroque, Boston Early Music Festival, Aston Magna Festival, Washington National Cathedral, Pacific Music Works, Boston Museum Trio, Tragicomedia, the Folger Consort, and Concerto Palatino. On the opera stage, he has appeared in the Boston Early Music Festival’s world premiere staging of Mattheson's Boris Gudenow, Lully's Psyché, Charpentier's Actéon, and in Handel's Acis and Galatea. He also has worked with American Opera Theater and Intermezzo Chamber Opera in leading roles of operas by Cavalli, Handel, Weill, and Satie. Mr. Sheehan has appeared on many recordings, including the Grammy nominated operas Thésée and Psyché of Lully, recorded with the Boston Early Music Festival on the CPO label. A native of Minnesota, Mr. Sheehan holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from Luther College and a Master of Music degree in Early Voice Performance from Indiana University. He is currently on the voice faculties of Boston University, Wellesley College, and Towson University.

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