Kevin Hanrahan, tenor, has performed nationally and internationally in opera, oratorio, and recital performances. A frequent recitalist, he has performed throughout the United States, Europe, and India. In January of 2007 Kevin, along with pianist Roberta Swedien, performed Schubert’s Die Schöne Müllerin in Pune and Mumbai, India, the first performance of Schubert’s masterpiece in over 50 years there with the last performance given by Peter Pears and Benjamin Britten. Kevin has performed as a soloist with the Opera Theatre of Pittsburgh, the Lyric Opera Theater at Arizona State University, the Catalina Chamber Orchestra, the Arizona State University Chamber Orchestra, the Phoenix Bach Choir, the AIMS Festival Orchestra in Graz, Austria, The Poona Music Society in India, Abendmusik in Lincoln, the McKeesport Symphony, the Lincoln Symphony, City of Prague Orchestra, the Chattanooga Symphony, the Plovdiv Philharmonic Orchestra, and the Denver Philharmonic Orchestra. Through his collaboration with composer Diana Blom, he has performed and recorded her songs on the below titles.
As a researcher and teacher, Kevin has presented at national and international conferences. He is published in the Journal of Singing, journal of the National Association of Teachers of Singing, and is a frequent reviewer for the Metropolitan Opera’s Opera News.
Kevin currently holds the position of Associate Professor of Voice and Voice and Pedagogy at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln (UNL). He is also the Voice Area Head and Coordinator of the Ph.D. Pedagogy – Voice Pedagogy program at UNL. His students have gone on to apprenticeships with Central City Opera, Glimmerglass Opera, Des Moines Metro Opera, and the Domingo-Cafritz Young Artist Program at Washington Opera, and can be heard on the stages of opera companies such as Arizona Opera, Kentucky Opera, West Australian Opera, and Virginia Opera.
Kevin has recorded for Wirripang: