Known for his intense characterizations and expressive vocal ability, tenor John Robert Lindsey is a dynamic singing actor. During his time as a Resident Artist with Minnesota Opera, he performed in 14 productions over 3 seasons. Past engagements include Marvin Heeno in the world premiere of the revised Dream of Valentino by Dominic Argento, Malcolm in Macbeth, Count Elemer in Arabella, Edmondo in Manon Lescaut, Pang in Turandot, Ismaele in Nabucco, Goro in Madame Butterfly, Jonathan Dale in the Pulitzer Prize winning production of Silent Night by Kevin Puts, Don Jose in Carmen, Sam Polk in Susannah, and the character of Stage Manager in Our Town by Rorem. He has also covered several lead roles with Minnesota Opera including Des Grieux in Manon Lescaut, Matteo in Arabella, and MacDuff in Macbeth. His concert repertoire has included Tenor Soloist in Parables by Robert Aldridge and Herschel Garfein, the Mozart Requiem, the Mozart Mass in C Minor, and Messiah by Handel. He was selected to workshop the lead tenor role in The Manchurian Candidate by Kevin Puts, which is slated to debut as a full production at Minnesota Opera in 2015. John is a graduate of Colorado State University where he earned his Bachelor's degree under Todd Queen, and the University of Colorado at Boulder for a Master's in Voice Performance under Joel Burcham and Julie Simson.