David charles tay
Singaporean tenor David Charles Tay made his operatic debut in the US premiere of Paisiello's Nina, o sia pazza per amore in 2007. Recent performances in 2018 include world premieres in Mark Alan Taggart’s Swan’s Inlet, Tony Manfredonia’s Ghost Variations and Victoria Bond’s Gulliver’s Travels, as well as Bardolfo in Verdi’s Falstaff (Bronx Opera Company) where he was described by Opera News as “a vocal standout, with a pure clean tenor that drew the ear consistently." Tay also performed the role of Alessandro in Mozart’s Il re pastore in Singapore with The Opera People. Other roles include Nemorino in L’elisir d’amore, Fritz in L’amico Fritz, Peter Quint in Turn of the Screw, Harlequin in Der Kaiser von Atlantis, Don Ottavio in Don Giovanni and Tamino in Die Zauberflöte. He has also enjoyed performing in operetta, singing Piquillo in La périchole, Eisenstein in Die Fledermaus and Pluto in Orpheus in the Underworld. Tay currently pursues doctorate in music at the Manhattan School of Music.