Tesia Kwarteng is a Ghanaian-American multi-faceted artist equally at home on the operatic stage, on screen and in the studio. She recently 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 Opera Theatre of St. Louis, May 22-Jun 21, 2021. She will be a featured Mezzo Soloist. In addition to her role as Kyra in On the Edge, Tesia will cover Aunt Lou in Highway 1 as well as Zita in Gianni Schicchi.

“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



Song For A Dark Girl by Ricky Ian GordonTesia Kwarteng
00:00 / 03:00
Deep River arr. by Moses HoganTesia Kwarteng
00:00 / 03:50
Little Things by India.ArieTesia Kwarteng
00:00 / 03:31