Recognized for his "ringing, present sound" and "rich, flexible, baritone", British-Canadian Alexander Dobson has been praised for his musicality and dramatic awareness on both opera and concert stages. Some roles include the title roles in Wozzeck and Don Giovanni, as well as Guglielmo (Così Fan Tutte), Belcoré (L’elisir d’amore), Ned Keene (Peter Grimes), The Count (The Marriage of Figaro), and Marcello (La Bohème),
Alexander has appeared with conductors such as Yannick Nézet-Séguin, Trevor Pinnock, Nic McGegan and Paul Goodwin; on the stages of L'Opéra du Montréal, Opera Ontario, Milwaukee’s Florentine Opera, Calgary Opera, Opera Lafayette, Royal Opera House Covent Garden and with the Toronto Symphony, Cleveland Orchestra, Orchestre Métropolitain, Montreal Symphony Orchestra, Philadelphia Orchestra, National Arts Centre Orchestra, Tafelmusik and Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra.
Recent engagements include Handel's Messiah in New York, Jacksonville and Halifax, Escamillo in Carmen with the Kitchener Waterloo Symphony, Pulcinella with Artis Naples and Durufle Requiem with St. Louis Bach Society. Upcoming engagements include Against Nature with Citadel and Compagnie and Il Conte in Le Nozze di Figaro with Florentine Opera.