Ryan McKinny

Ryan McKinny’s recent highlights included his debut at San Francisco Opera in the world premiere of John Adams’s Girls of the Golden West, his first performances as Mandryka in R. Strauss’s Arabella at the Wiesbaden State Theater, a return engagement with Santa Fe Opera as J. Robert Oppenheimer in John Adams’s Dr. Atomic, and his role debut in the title role of Eugene Onegin at Hawaii Opera Theater. In previous seasons he made his Bayreuth Festival and Teatro Colón debuts as Amfortas in Parsifal, performed the roles of Donner and Gunther in Der Ring des Nibelungen in his Washington National Opera debut, and sang Biterolf in Tannhäuser at the Metropolitan Opera, Donner in Das Rheingold with the Boston Symphony, and Kurwenal in Tristan und Isolde at Deutsche Oper Berlin. Mr. McKinny was a grand finalist in the Metropolitan Opera National Council Auditions and is featured in the film The Audition, released by Decca on DVD. He made his San Francisco Symphony debut in 2017.

(January 2020)