Tenor Robert Kinar studied in Montreal and at the University of California, Santa Cruz, where he completed a Master’s degree in Performance Practice. Since moving to Toronto, Robert has appeared with various groups in the region, including the Guelph Symphony Orchestra, Toronto Masque Theatre, Tallis Choir, and Elora Festival Singers. He originated the lead role for the premiere of Andrew Ager’s experimental opera Führerbunker, and has collaborated with Jewish Music Week to present The Life and Music of Salamone Rossi and Songs from the Lodz Ghetto. In his spare time he maintains a small vocal studio, works in TV and film, and is brushing up on his keyboard/continuo playing.