A winner of the 2019 Metropolitan Opera National Council Auditions, Miles Mykkanen has garnered recognition on the world’s concert and operatic stages for his “focused, full-voiced tenor” (The New York Times).
Highlights of the recent past include performances with the Canadian Opera Company, Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center, Cleveland Orchestra, Metropolitan Opera, Minnesota Opera, New York Philharmonic, Opera Philadelphia, Philadelphia Chamber Music Society, with the symphonies of Detroit, Pittsburgh, and San Antonio, and at the Mostly Mozart, Ravinia, and Tanglewood festivals.
A champion of new music, he has collaborated in the world premieres of works by Matthew Aucoin, Mohammed Fairouz, Ricky Ian Gordon, and Jack Perla amongst others.
The tenor enjoys robust relationships with the Marlboro Music Festival and New York Festival of Song with whom he has given many performances joined by Michael Barrett, Steven Blier, Malcolm Martineau, Ken Noda, Mitsuko Uchida, and Roger Vignoles.
Miles Mykkanen earned his Artist Diploma in Opera Studies, along with his Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees, from The Juilliard School under the tutelage of Cynthia Hoffmann.