Allan Palacios Chan
Dubbed a “standout” performer by Seen and Heard International, “bringing musicality plus an attractive and flexible leggiero sound to his assignment,” Philippine-born American tenor Allan Palacios Chan has earned a reputation for performing a wide range of repertoire with style and a deep connection to his audience.
He holds a Bachelors of Arts degree in Music with a Minor in Theater from George Mason University School of Music and a Masters in Music in Vocal Performance from the University of Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music. Allan has been a Corbett Foundation Young Artist with Cincinnati Opera for four consecutive seasons and was a voice fellow at the Music Academy of the West in Santa Barbara, California for two consecutive seasons where he sang in the West Coast premiere of Matthew Aucoin’s opera Second Nature. He is scheduled to return to Berlin, Germany summer of 2022 for his second time as a voice fellow for the Berlin Opera Academy where he will be singing his role debut of Tamino in W.A. Mozart’s opera Die Zauberflöte.
Allan’s musical interests span beyond opera, performing Kundiman (classical Filipino art song) and various anthems for official events of the Philippine Embassy of Washington D.C., at venues such as The Ronald Reagan Building, the State Department, and The Kennedy Center. Last April, he had the honor of performing as a guest of the Filipino Veterans Recognition and Education Project, at the National World War II Memorial in Washington, D.C. for the event titled Day of Valor—Araw ng Kagitingan, in honor of the fallen Filipino and American heroes of the Bataan Death March. He is so known for his singing of anthems, he was even invited to sing the Philippine National Anthem for Manny Pacquiao’s fight in Las Vegas with Timothy Bradley, Jr.