The talented and versatile American tenor, Frank Kelley, has performed in concert and opera throughout North America and Europe. His 2014-2015 season includes a return to Florentine Opera in two roles – as Joseph in Carlisle Floyd’s Wuthering Heights and in his stage directing debut for Elmer Gantry; as well as a return to Odyssey Opera in Boston as Victorin in Die Tote Stadt.


Posted: Jan-27-2015
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Frank Kelley's performance of Schumann’s Kinderszenen and Dichterliebe, with pianist Russell Sherman and tenor Frank Kelley, presented by Emmanuel Music, was named one of Boston Globe critic Jeremy Eichler's top ten classical performances of 2012.
Posted: Dec-29-2012
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Set just before World War I, Sinclair Lewis's incendiary novel Elmer Gantry tells a story of old-time religion, illicit romance and revenge. Robert Aldridge and Herschel Garfein's operatic adaptation is a "marvelous amalgam of toe-tapping accessibility" (Opera News) full of hymns, gospel songs, marches, and dance, evoking the period in a score which echoes Gershwin and Copland. This all-American production combines a first-rate cast of singers and a world-class orchestra for "an intoxicating experience" (New York Times).

Posted: Jul-26-2011
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“The best performers of song cycles, among which Kelley undoubtedly numbers, elevate the genre above mere singing to an experience of intense emotional drama.

"Kelley, who, with his impassioned, tightly coiled energy and magnetic stage presence, was the perfect embodiment of the tortured, unhinged romantic, the unreliable narrator who leads the listener through the seductive circles of his doomed inner life.”

— Boston Musical Intelligencer
Posted: Jul-27-2014
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Posted: Oct-21-2012