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Lenus Jesse Carlson Edit Profile

baritone

Lenus Jesse Carlson, American baritone. Served with Army of the United States, 1968-1970.

Background

Carlson, Lenus Jesse was born on February 11, 1945 in Jamestown, North Dakota, United States. Son of Samuel J. and Anna M. (Nelson) Carlson.

Education

Student, Jamestown College, 1964. Bachelor, Moorhead State University, 1967. Postgraduate, Juilliard School Music, 1973.

Career

Private vocal teacher, Minneapolis, 1965-1970, New York City, since 1970.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Apprentice artist, Central City (Colorado) Opera, 1965-1966, debut, Minnesota Opera Company, Minneapolis, 1968. Soloist, Minneapolis Symphony, 1967-1968, appeared in leading roles with, Dallas Opera House, 1972-1973, San Antonio Opera House, 1973, Boston Opera, 1973, Washington Opera House, 1973. Debut as Silvio in: I Pagliacci, Metropolitan Opera, New York City, 1974.

      Netherlands Opera debut as: La Boheme, 1974, United Kingdom debut with, Scottish Opera, Edinburgh Festival, 1975. Soloist, Cincinnati Symphony, 1972, nationwide tour, United States, 1975. Debut as Valentin in: Faust, Royal Opera House, London, 1976.

      Debut as count in: Marriage of Figaro, Santa Fe Opera Festival, 1976.

Membership

Served with Army of the United States, 1968-1970.

Connections

Married Linda Kay Jones, August 20, 1972.

father:
Samuel J. Carlson

mother:
Anna M. (Nelson) Carlson

spouse:
Linda Kay Jones