Praised for his “top notes exploding like fireworks, sparkling and incandescent”, Matthew Dalen is a tenor in demand. His performance in the title role in Schubert’s Fierabras (Toronto Operetta Theatre) garnered critical acclaim. Throughout his blossoming career, Dalen has been engaged with Opera Theatre of Saint Louis (Gerdine Young Artist), Niagara Symphony Orchestra, and Grand Philharmonic Choir (Kitchener, ON), as well as several other companies throughout North America and Europe. Recent engagements include Borsa in Verdi’s Rigoletto (Edmonton Opera) as well as the covers of Lensky in Eugene Onegin, and Edgardo in Lucia di Lammermoor with l’Opéra de Montréal. Next season, Matthew will be performing with several prominent Canadian orchestras including Winnipeg Symphony Orchestra. Matthew is a graduate of Vancouver Opera’s Yalunda M. Faris young artist program and has been selected as a Jeune ambassadadeur lyrique. Matthew is a proud graduat of l’Atelier Lyrique at l’Opéra de Montréal.