American bass Alex Rosen is quickly finding a home in the concert, operatic, and song repertoire, in the United States and abroad. His 2017-2018 season included Händel’s Messiah with Portland Baroque Orchestra and Houston Symphony Orchestra, his New York Philharmonic debut in Beethoven’s Choral Fantasy, and two tours of Haydn’s Die Schöpfung with Les Arts Florissants.
This past summer, he appeared as Seneca in L’incoronazione di Poppea with Cincinnati Opera, and a concert version of Handel’s Acis and Galatea, with Les Arts Florissants. His 2018-2019 season includes a reprise of Die Schöpfung and a tour of Bach’s St. John Passion with Les Arts Florissants, Händel’s Messiah with the University Musical Society in Ann Arbor, and Die Schöpfung with L’Orchestre national de Metz. Throughout the season, Alex is collaborating with Polish pianist Michał Biel. Together, they won 2nd prize in the 2018 International Hugo Wolf Academy Competition in Stuttgart, and are one of four duos in the inaugural season of the Royaumont Foundation’s Song and Lied Academy, in Paris.
Alex’s next season includes Händel’s Semele with Opera Philadelphia, Monteverdi’s L’orfeo with the Dutch Touring Opera, and Monteverdi’s L’incoronazione di Poppea with both Opera Columbus and Festival Aix-en-Provence. Alex is a native of La Cañada, California.