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.  


Tesia returns to The Metropolitan Opera where she will be a Pit Singer in Brett Dean's Hamlet May 13-Jun 9 2022. She will also be performing at the Opera America Conference presenting excerpts from Letters That You Will Not Get by Kirsten Volness in collaboration with American Opera Projects.


“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