- Kelley Rourke
(b Billings, MT, Oct 5, 1970). American tenor. His wide-ranging repertory includes leading roles in Tosca, Madama Butterfly, and Il tabarro; Macduff in Macbeth and Alfredo in La traviata; Don José in Carmen; the title role in Les Contes d’Hoffmann and Paris in La belle Hélène; the title role in Werther and Jean Gaussin in Sapho; Narraboth in Salome, Bacchus in Ariadne auf Naxos and Baron Lummar in Intermezzo; Boris in Katya Kabanova and Steva in Jenůfa; Ladislov in Two Widows; Sergei in Lady Macbeth of Mtsensk; the Earl of Essex in Gloriana, Prologue and Peter Quint in The Turn of the Screw, and the title role in Peter Grimes; Sam Kaplan in Street Scene; the title role in Candide; and Sam in Susannah. He has appeared in the world premieres of David Carlson’s Anna Karenina, Craig Bohmler’s The Tale of the Nutcracker, and Marco Tutino’s Senso, as well as the American premieres of Lowell Liebermann’s ...