Tenor, Albert Rudolph Lee’s performances have been described as “vocally sumptuous,” “musically distinctive” and even “acrobatically agile.” Having appeared with Opera Theater of Saint Louis, Palm Beach Opera, Opera Theater of Pittsburgh, Philadelphia Orchestra, Saint Luke’s Chamber Orchestra, the Collegiate Chorale of New York City, Caramoor International Music Festival, and the Aspen Music Festival, Lee’s operatic and oratorio roles include Don Ramiro in Rossini’s La Cenerentola, Don Ottavio in Mozart’s Don Giovanni, Almaviva in Rossini’s Il Barbiere di Siviglia, Nemorino in L’Elisir d’Amore and Ferrando in Cosi Fan Tutte and the tenor solos in Mendelssohn’s Elijah, Beethoven’s 9th Symphony, Handel’s Judas Maccabeus, and the Rossini Stabat Mater. He is also a featured soloist on a recording of works by composer, George Walker on Albany Records singing the Pulitzer Prize winning work Lilacs for tenor and orchestra with Sinfonia di Camera.

Most recently, he appeared as tenor soloist in Handel’s Messiah with the National Chorale, joined the British based classical crossover group Vox Fortura in domestic and international performances, and made appearances with the London Symphony as tenor soloist in Adolphus Hailstork’s I Will Lift Up Mine Eyes and Washington D.C,’s InSeries singing the title role in R. Nathaniel Dett’s The Ordering of Moses. Having completed the Bachelor of Music in Vocal Performance at the University of Connecticut, the Master of Music at The Juilliard School, and the Doctor of Music degree at Florida State University, he is Associate Professor of Music and the inaugural Director of Equity, Belonging, and Student Life at the Yale University School of Music.