Vocal Alumnus Ayysola Conquering Boston Opera Scene

Posted on 1/17/2017 11:25:36 AM

Kartik Ayysola (BFA '14) has been engaged to sing the role of Alferes in the opera Noli Me Tangere with Opera Brittenica of Boston. The production is also in cooporation with KGB Productions out of Chicago. The opera is performed in Tagalog, the language of the Philippines.

Ayysola's other engagements include Alfred in Opera 51's production of Die Fledermaus as well as Brighella in Ariadne auf Naxos with Lowell House Opera and Borse in Longwood Opera's Rigoletto. He was also the tenor soloist for Camille Saint-Saens' Oratorio de Noel with the Arlington-Belmont Chorale.

Ayysola has also garnered attention as a finalist in the Gerda Lissner Foundation Lieder/Song Competition held in New York City.

Ayysola was a vocal student of Joseph Baunoch while he was at IUP.

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