Tenor, Benjamin Bunsold, has performed over 40 leading operatic roles and concert works nationally and abroad. Some of those include Nemorino (L’elisir d’amore) for Opera in the Heights (TX), Fenton (Falstaff) for Fort Worth Opera, Alfredo (La traviata) for Asheville Lyric Opera, and as Roméo (Roméo et Juliette) for Center Stage Opera in Los Angeles. He has appeared with such companies as St. Petersburg Opera, Opera Memphis, Charlottsville Opera, Cleveland Opera Theater, Opera Idaho, Shreveport Opera, Opera Delaware, Opera North Carolina, Drei Groschen Oper in Munich, Germany, and has sung several roles for Opera Columbus. He has been a Young Artist with Fort Worth Opera, Glimmerglass Opera, Utah Festival Opera, and Opera Tampa.
An active concert soloist, Benjamin has performed Handel’s Messiah with the Tucson Symphony Orchestra, the Kalamazoo Orchestra, and the Indianapolis Chamber Orchestra. Concerts include being chosen as the tenor soloist in the “Great American Voices” Concert Tour sponsored by the National Endowment of the Arts, tenor soloist in Saint-Saëns’ Christmas Oratorio with ProMusica Chamber Orchestra, Beethoven Mass in C with the Knox County Symphony, and Mozart’s Requiem for the Fairbanks Symphony in Alaska. He holds a BM from Ohio Wesleyan University, an MM from the University of Illinois, and has completed additional graduate work at the Ohio State University.