Tenor Quinn Bernegger is emerging as a familiar face at concert halls and opera houses in the Northeast and beyond where he has been praised for his “great vocal agility” and “excellent characterization.” This past summer he appeared in the role of Henrik Egerman at Des Moines Metro Opera's production of Sondheim’s A Little Night Music. In Spring of 2017 he was featured in the role of King Ahasuerus in Middlebury Bach Festival's performance of Handel's Esther. In summer of 2016 he was seen as Nanki-Poo in Gilbert & Sullivan’s The Mikado at Chautauqua Opera, where he was also featured as an Apprentice Artist in concerts with the Chautauqua Symphony Orchestra. He earned his Bachelor of Arts from Middlebury College and is currently pursuing a graduate diploma in opera performance at The Boston Conservatory, where has performed as Oronte in Handel’s Alcina and Fenton in The Merry Wives of Windsor. Mr. Bernegger made his professional debut in 2015 as a Resident Artist with Tri-Cities Opera, singing roles in Sondheim’s Sweeney Todd (Beadle Bamford), Bernstein’s Trouble in Tahiti (the Jazz Trio), and Tchaikovsky’s Iolanta (Alméric). Equally at home in musical theater repertoire, Mr. Bernegger has also performed the roles of Jack and also Cinderella's Prince in Sondheim's Into the Woods and Jean Valjean in Schönberg's Les Misèrables at Middlebury Town Hall where he was also in Opera Company of Middlebury's production of L'Italiana in Algeri. Quinn made his operatic debut as Fenton in Verdi's Falstaff at Seagle Music Colony. Mr. Bernegger is a recipient of numerous distinctions, including first place in two categories (opera and art song) of The American Prize in 2017. He was also a finalist in the French Academy of Vocal Arts' Grand Concours competition in 2015.