Wesley Frye


Wesley Frye (he/him) has been praised for his “big… sensitive,” and “handsome” tenor voice, receiving several laudatory reviews in Minneapolis for performances as Male Chorus in Benjamin Britten’s The Rape of Lucretia and Haydn’s Paukenmesse. Wesley was the 2018 recipient of the Opera Omaha Award at the Metropolitan Opera District Auditions in Lincoln, Nebraska, and was a Wisconsin District Finalist in 2020. Prior to the Covid-19 pandemic, Wesley was slated to make a debut with the Duluth-Superior Symphony Orchestra as the tenor soloist in their performance of Carl Orff’s Carmina burana. Recent performance credits include: King Kaspar (Amahl and the Night Visitors, Skylark Opera), Goro (Madama Butterfly, Opera West), Faust (Faust, Opera Reading Project), and Gabriel von Eisenstein (Die Fledermaus, Opera on the Lake). Wesley holds a B.A. in Voice Performance from Luther College, as well as a M.M. in Voice Performance from the University of Minnesota, where he studied with John De Haan.