Terrence Chin-Loy

Tenor

Biography

American tenor Terrence Chin-Loy, whom Opera News described as having a “beautiful lyric tenor voice” pairs passionate performance with a full, sweet sound. Terrence opens the 2021-2022 season in his solo debut at the Metropolitan Opera in Terence Blanchard’s Fire Shut Up In My Bones. Thereafter, he returns to Arizona Opera for his second season as a Marion Roose Pullin Resident Artist where he will sing Henrik Egerman in A Little Night Music and Ferrando in Così fan tutte. He will also participate in a workshop of Factotum with Lyric Opera of Chicago.

In the 2020-2021 season, Terrence sang a series of concerts with Arizona Opera as a member of the Studio, and joined the Norfolk Chamber Music Festival in a piece by Daniel Bernard Roumain about the shooting of Philando Castile. He also appeared in William Grant Still’s Highway 1 as a Gerdine Young Artist at Opera Theatre St. Louis. In the 2019-2020 season, Terrence joined the roster of the Metropolitan Opera as Mingo (Cover) in Porgy and Bess and the New York Festival of Song as a part of the Vocal Rising Stars series at Caramoor. 

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Reviews

“Terrence Chin-Loy gave a delightful and convincing depiction of Laurie, both as an adolescent and as an adult. Chin-Loy has a beautiful lyric tenor voice that kept its silken quality even when required to sing in registers that lead many tenors to shriek.”

Opera News

“Terrence Chin-Loy, as Idomeneo, the war-weary and conflicted King of Crete, sang with a highly expressive, pure tenor voice that easily encompassed the range of emotions of the character.”

Pittsburgh in the Round

“As Laurie, Terrence Chin-Loy displayed a richly colored voice and eloquent diction. His high spirits and infectious smile…suited Laurie.”

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