Scott Macallister

Scott Macallister

Jugendlicher Heldentenor

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Scott MacAllister was born in Glenwood Springs, Colorado and studied at the University of Idaho (Bachelor of Music), followed by studies at the New England Conservatory of Music, where he graduated with distinction (Master of Music). After an engagement at the Western Opera San Francisco for two seasons, Scott MacAllister went to Europe, where he spent four seasons at the Royal Opera de Wallonie in Liège  and then went on to the Nationaltheater Mannheim, where he remained a member of the ensemble for several years. Here he performed roles such as Hoffmann / Hoffmanns Erzählungen, Riccardo / Un ballo in maschera, Max / Der Freischütz, Parsifal, Bacchus / Ariadne auf Naxos, Don Jose / Carmen and Alwa / Lulu. For several seasons now Mr. MacAllister has been performing with major opera companies such as the Staastoper Hamburg, Semperoper Dresden, Teatro La Fenice Venice, Santa Fe Opera, Nagoya Symphony Japan, deNederlands Opera in Amsterdam, Accademia di Santa Cecilia Rome, Oper Frankfurt and the Staatsoper Budapest. At the Klangbogen Festival in Vienna he was the understudy for Placido Domingo in the part of Goya in Menotti’s opera.  Last seasons included performances of Lohengrin at the Oper Leipzig, Staatsoper Stuttgart und Nürnberg, Tannhäuser at the Aalto Theater in Essen, Staatsoper Hannover, Deutsche Oper Berlin and at the Beijing Music Festival, Kaiser / Frau ohne Schatten in Hamburg and Florestan / Fidelio at the Oper Zürich. In May of 2009 Mr. MacAllister sang the role of Siegfried at the Washington Opera with major success.       In addition to his operatic performances, Scott MacAllister’s repertory also includes oratories, such as Verdi’s Requiem, Beethoven’s 9th Symphony, Puccini’s Missa da Gloria and Britten’s War Requiem. In June 2008 he sang Beethoven’s 9th Symphony with the Sydney Symphony in the Sydney Opera House in Australia and again in August in Spain under the baton of Lorin Maazel. In November 2009 the tenor performed again Beethoven`s 9th  symphony in Cagliari under the baton of Pinchas Steinberg, in December in Palermo under the baton of Alberto Veronesi. In September 2010 he travelled to Tokyo to perform with the New Japan Philharmonic. 2010 engagements included Tannhäuser and Mahlers 8th Symphony at the Beethoven Festival in Bonn, Don Jose / Carmen at the Staatsoper Stuttgart, Das Lied von der Erde in Neapel under the baton of Jeffery Tate, Tannhäuser at the Teatro Verdi Trieste, Siegfried with Stefan Anton Reck in New Production in Bari, Radames / Aida at the Cologne Opera and his debut as Cardinal in Mathis der Maler at the Opéra Bastille in November of 2010. Last season’s engagaments included Herodes / Salome at the New National Theater in Tokyo and at the Teatro Bolzano, Siegfried in a Concert Version in Lissabon under the baton of Kirill Petrenko, Bacchus / Ariadne auf Naxos at the Opera Cologne, Florestan / Fidelio and Lohengrin at the Staatstheater Wiesbaden, a concert series of Beethoven 9th in Copenhagen, Tannhäuser in new production at the Opera du Rhin Strassbourg, Florestan / Fidelio in Cagliari, Herodes / Salome the Staatstheater Darmstadt, Kaiser / Frau ohne Schatten and Erik / Der fliegende Holländer at the Deutsche Oper am Rhein Düsseldorf, Lohengrin and Radames / Aida at the Staatstheater Wiesbaden.
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