Owen McCausland

New Brunswick tenor Owen McCausland is an alumnus of the Canadian Opera Company Ensemble Studio, and has been featured on the main-stage in such roles as Tito in La clemenza di Tito, Tamino in Die Zauberflöte, Testo in Il combattimento di Tancredi et Clorinda and Lurcanio in Ariodante.  He debuted for the Toronto Symphony in The Bear and he has appeared with the Montreal Symphony, Regina Symphony, Symphony Nova Scotia, Hamilton’s Bach Elgar Choir and Kitchener Waterloo’s Grand Philharmonic Choir in repertoire including Messiah, Beethoven’s Symphony No. 9, selected Bach Cantatas, Elijah and Rossini’s Stabat Mater.  Recent and upcoming appearances include Weill’s Sieben Todsünden for the Toronto Symphony, Rodolfo in La boheme for Against the Grain Theatre, and Pedrillo in Die Entführung aus dem Serail and the Fisherman in Le Rossignol for the Canadian Opera Company. He has appeared  as Arturo in Lucia di Lammermoor  for Pacific Opera Victoria, in the title role in Werther at Chautauqua, Camille in The Merry Widow for Newfoundland Symphony and) and Rinuccio in Gianni Schicchi for Opera on the Avalon.   Mr. McCausland studied music at Dalhousie University and was a finalist and winner of the Canadian Encouragement Award at the 2015 George London Singing Competition and also a semi-finalist in the 2015 Montreal International Music Competition.