Karim Sulayman, tenor

Karim Sulayman is consistently praised for his sensitive musicality, vivid portrayals, and beautiful, versatile vocalism. With a vast repertoire that spans baroque to contemporary music, he enjoys a busy calendar in opera and concert performances throughout the world. The tenor/haute-contre has participated in the Marlboro Festival and made debuts at Lincoln Center, Kennedy Center and Boston Lyric Opera. Previous seasons include engagements with New York City Opera, Carnegie Hall, the Casals Festival, Music of the Baroque, Chicago Opera Theater and the Aldeburgh Festival. He has worked with such renowned conductors as Yves Abel, Harry Bicket, Jane Glover, and Helmuth Rilling. His growing discography includes the title role of Handel’s Acis and Galatea as well as two forthcoming releases for Naxos with Opera Lafayette. He holds degrees from the Eastman School of Music and Rice University.