Tesia Kwarteng is a Ghanaian-American multi-faceted artist equally at home on the operatic stage, on screen and in the studio. She recently was seen as Maurya in What Lies Beneath with On Site Opera and she also participated in the Written in Stone workshop at Washington National Opera where she sang the role of Laurel in Carlos Simon’s It All Falls Down and the role of Victoria Wilson in Kamala Sankaram’s Rise. Ms.Kwarteng made her Austin Opera debut featured in recital as a part of their Live from Indy Terrace Broadcast.. Tesia was also a featured soloist in the ensemble of the Grammy Award winning production of Porgy and Bess at The Metropolitan Opera. She will make her Off Broadway debut at Lincoln Center Theater in Ricky Ian Gordon’s new opera Intimate Apparel understudying the role of Mayme and performing in the ensemble.
Tesia returns to The Metropolitan Opera, Sept 27-Oct 23 2021. She will be covering Ruby in Fire Shut Up in My Bones and performing in the ensemble. She will also be a Mezzo Pit singer in Brett Dean's Hamlet May 13-Jun 9 2022.
“Tesia Kwarteng has shown her versatility over the course of this season with four completely different characters. Her voice is always solid.”
-Sherri Strichman, Broome Arts