Since moving to Toronto in the fall of 2014, Sri Lankan tenor Asitha Tennekoon has
firmly established himself as a versatile singer, performing in a wide range of repertoire.
He won the Dora Award for Best Male Performance as Paul in Tapestry Opera’s Rocking
Horse Winner and earned glowing reviews as Gernando in Haydn’s L’Isola disabitata
with Voicebox: Opera in Concert.
Asitha recently starred in Edith Smyth’s The Boatswain’s Mate with Opera 5, and in
2018 debuts as Polidoro in Scarlatti’s Erminia with Opera Lafayette in Washington and
Asitha shared the stage with soprano Erin Wall in Songmasters Recital Series and has
appeared as a soloist with Toronto Bach Festival, Theatre of Early Music, Ottawa Bach
Choir and Tafelmusik Baroque Orchestra.