Evelyn Tsen--Emerging soprano from Malaysia has been praised for possessing a voice described as “velvety, warm, and silvery” (OperaWorks, Los Angeles).
This season, Ms. Tsen had the privilege to be on the roster of Maryland Lyric Opera Young Artist Institute, performing under the guidance of Maestro Louis Salemno, William Stone, and Rafael Andradre. Other highlights include appearing as the soloist in Mozart's Coronation Mass with Schola Cantorum at Saint Luke Lutheran Church, performing as Papagena in Die Zauberflöte and Maguelonne in Pauline Viardot's Cendrillion with Bel Cantanti, and debuting as Yum Yum with The Victorian Lyric Opera in their production of The Mikado.
Previously, Ms. Tsen has performed the role of Sophie in Werther, Lucia in The Rape of Lecretia, and Grasshopper in The Cunning Little Vixen. Ms. Tsen has sung with Boston Opera Collaborative, Odyssey Opera and Minnesota Opera. She has also been invited to be a part of prestigious summer opera programs, such as The Advanced Artist Operaworks Program and The International Performing Arts Institute in Germany.
Ms. Tsen received her Graduate Performance Diploma at The Boston Conservatory. She is currently under the tutelage of Elizabeth Daniels and coaches with Arlene Shrut and Susan Ricci.
In addition to performing, Ms. Tsen is passionate about teaching. She believes that music can be a means of expression for every individual. Ms. Tsen strives to share the power of music through both her teaching and performances.