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Dylan sings The Duke in Rigoletto at Shreveport Opera. His arms are extended wide and his mouth is open, singing.


Tenor Dylan Davis recently debuted with Santa Fe Opera as The Shepherd in Tristan und Isolde. Recent seasons have included work with Central City Opera,Shreveport Opera, and the Metropolitan Opera Chorus. He looks forward to role debuts as Ferrando (Così fan tutte) and Jaquinto (Fidelio) this summer.


A 2022 Apprentice Artist with Santa Fe Opera, tenor Dylan Davis performed The Shepherd in Tristan und Isolde and chorus in Carmen, The Barber of Seville, and M. Butterfly 蝴蝶君. In the 2022/23 season, he returned to Shreveport Opera as a second-year Resident Artist, making his role debut as Count Almaviva (The Barber of Seville). He then moved to New York to join the Metropolitan Opera Chorus for Wagner's Lohengrin. In 2023, Dylan sang Gastone and covered Alfredo in La traviata with Shreveport Opera, and soon after he returned to his home state to debut with the Mid-Ohio Civic Opera to sing Jaquinto in Fidelio. He also sang Ferrando (Così fan tutte) with Gemma Artists of Idaho Concert Series. He was the recipient of a Daniel Ferro Program Full Scholarship (Action for Artists- Greve in Chianti, Italy) for June 2023.


Dylan is  pleased to rejoin the Metropolitan Opera Chorus for Verdi's Requiem in September 2023.  He looks forward to performing Messiah with both Marion Civic Chorus and Dayton Opera, and in early 2024 he joins Sarasota Opera, covering Normanno (Lucia di Lammermoor). 


Dylan spent the 2021/22 season as a Resident Artist of Shreveport Opera, where he was seen as the Duke (Rigoletto), Don José (The Tragedy of Carmen), and Basilio/Don Curzio (Le nozze di Figaro). He was a Studio Artist with Central City Opera in 2019, winning the company’s Studio Artist Award, and he returned in 2021 as an Apprentice Artist to cover the Duke in Rigoletto.

Dylan is a proud native of Marion, OH, but today calls Columbus, OH home. He earned his BM at Otterbein University in Westerville, OH and his MM at the Ohio State University, where he sang Basilio (Le nozze di Figaro) and The Governor/Vanderdendur (Candide).

Dylan Davis is in front of a wood wall, wearing a red collared shirt and black jacket.
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