Ashley Faatoalia is a versatile and inspirational singer. Born and raised in Los Angeles, CA, Ashley has been singing for as long as he can remember. He studied voice at Chapman University and since then he has been writing music and performing throughout the Southern California area. Whether it's Opera, Pop, Soul or Gospel, Ashley strives to take his listeners on a journey through the power of song
Ashley's most recent engagements include: Candide with The Los Angeles Philharmonic at the historic Hollywood Bowl, The Festival Play of Daniel with Los Angeles Opera, his debut performance with San Francisco Opera as The Crab Man in Porgy and Bess, his debut performance with San Francisco Lyric Opera as Don Ottavio in Don Giovanni, and his performance with Operafestival di Roma as Tamino in Die Zauberflöte.
hauntingly beautiful - Opera News
Faatoalia has a voice winning purity and variety of expression - Opera News
...Ashley Faatoalia, a vendor so sweet-toned and ingratiating that for once the digression seemed worthwhile! - SF Chronicle
near-virtuosic... thanks to Faatoalia's soaring tenor and warm stage presence
- SF Weekly
American tenor Ashley Faatoalia was truly impressive as Don Ottavio
- Epoch Times
Ashley Faatoalia's tenor voice is right for the difficult part of Don Ottavio high, clear, and warm. Vocally he is secure and expressive, especially in his singing of 'Il mio tesoro'