Faculty Profile:
John Tessier


The Juno Award-winning Tenor, John Tessier, has worked with many of the most notable conductors, singers and stage directors around the world. Appearances of the recent past and near future include performances at the Teatro alla Scala Milano, Rohm Theatre Kyoto Japan,  the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, Wiener Staatsoper, Carnegie Hall, Teatro Colon, Oper Frankfurt, Grand Théâtre de Genève, English National Opera, Washington National Opera, Seattle Opera, New Zealand Opera, the New York Philharmonic, L.A. Philharmonic, Wiener Musikverein, National Symphony Orchestra, San Francisco Symphony, Philadelphia Orchestra, Cleveland Orchestra, Royal Liverpool Philharmonic, Orchestre National de Lyon, Ensemble Orchestral de Paris, the Sydney Symphony and the Toronto Symphony. Equally comfortable in the genres of opera, oratorio and recital, Mr. Tessier is also an associate professor at the University of Alberta. His discography includes recordings on the Decca, Naxos, Telarc, BIS, Challenge Records and Dorian labels.