Tyler Nelson is one of America’s most promising young tenors. Already enjoying success in a wide variety of concert repertoire, recent engagements have included performances with Irish National Opera as Tamino in Die Zauberflöte, Opera on the James as Alfredo in La Traviata, Opera Saratoga as Paul in Rocking Horse Winner and the Magician in The Consul, New Orleans Opera and Opera on the James as Don Ottavio in Don Giovanni, Dayton Opera as Belmonte in Die Entführung aus dem Serail, the Utah Symphony & Opera as Le théière/ Le petit vieillard in L’enfant et les sortileges, Opera Naples as Alfred in Die Fledermaus, Opera Omaha as Trin in La fanciulla del West, Opera Tampa and Wide Open Opera in Ireland as Almaviva in Il barbiere di Siviglia, and in Handel’s Messiah with Augustana College and the Mormon Tabernacle Choir, as well multiple performances with Le Festival Lyrique International de Belle-Île en Mer as Arturo in Lucia di Lammermoor, Nemorino in L’elisir d’amore, Ferrando in Così fan tutte and as the tenor soloist in Beethoven’s Mass in C and Mozart’s Vesperae solemnes de confessore and Requiem.
The 2022-2023 season includes several exciting engagements, including Tamino in Die Zauberflöte with Opera Orlando and singing Cacambo and covering Candide in Candide at The Atlanta Opera. The 2021-2022 season saw his return to Nashville Opera as Froh in Wagner’s Das Rheingold. Mr. Nelson’s COVID-19 affected 2019-20 & 2020-21 seasons included cancelled performances of Frederic in The Pirates of Penzance with Opera Tampa, Handel’s Messiah with the Mormon Tabernacle Choir, Elijah with Master Chorale of South Florida, and Alfredo in La Traviata with the Chattanooga Symphony.