I am thrilled to have made my European debut this evening performing the magnificent Grande Messe des Morts by Berlioz with the Bochumer Symphoniker under the baton of Maestro Steve Sloane.
I am excited to announce that I will be making my European debut as a tenor soloist in Berlioz's Grande Messe de Morts with Bochumer Symphoniker, as Rodolfo in a new production of Puccini's La boheme with Theater Heidelberg, and as Lucas in the world premiere of Thomas Ades' The Exterminating Angel at the Salzburger Festspiele.
Jimmy Lopez's Bel Canto has been chosen to air on the prestigious Great Performances by PBS in their 2016/17 season. Can't wait for it to air later this year!
What an incredible experience this has all been. Tonight will be the long anticipated world premiere of Jimmy Lopez's Bel Canto, an opera based on a novel by Ann Patchett. I'm happy to be returning to the Lyric Opera stage after my Ryan Opera Center tenure not only as a singer but also as a pianist!
Enjoying some great weather out here in sunny LA with the cast of La Traviata.
A huge congratulations to the cast and crew of EMMELINE here at Opera Theatre St. Louis. I am so thrilled to be part of this amazing show.
Thrilled to make my debut at Madison Opera this weekend. Everyone here is absolutely fantastic and the show is going to be great!
What a wonderful New Year's Eve with Kirk Muspratt and New Philharmonic Orchestra! I hope you were able to catch the live 5pm show on WFMT 98.7 radio.
So excited to have performed Lord Percy for the final dress rehearsal of Anna Bolena at Lyric Opera. It was such a thrill it was to sing with such talented and generous artists!
I will be stepping in this evening as Don Ottavio for Stars of Lyric Opera at Millennium Park, which will be streamed live on 98.7 WFMT radio and on their website, wfmt.com
I am very happy to announce my debut as Matthew Gurney in Tobias Picker's Emmeline with Opera Theatre of St. Louis in 2015!
Last night, I stepped into the role of Alfred in Lyric Opera of Chicago's production of Die Fledermaus! It was an amazing experience - thank you all for your support.
Standing behind the Chicago Symphony Orchestra during Beyond the Score was such a thrilling experience! A video of the performance is available under the Media tab.
John is proud and honored to be joining the 2012-2013 Patrick G. and Shirley W. Ryan Opera Ensemble at the Lyric Opera of Chicago. He is thrilled to have this opportunity and is thankful of all the support he has received.
John has been advanced to the finals for the Ryan Opera Center at the Lyric Opera of Chicago! He will travel to the windy city in mid-September to audition for an opportunity to join their 2012-2013 ensemble.
Selected as an Emerging Artist, John will make his professional debut as Malcolm in the Boston Lyric Opera's production of Verdi's Macbeth.
John earned 2nd place at the 6th annual Peter Elvins Vocal Competition.
John is a finalist for the Boston District of the Metropolitan National Council Auditions. He will go on to compete in the New England Region on January 30th at Jordan Hall.
John has been chosen as a Santa Fe Opera Apprentice for the 2011 season. He will perform and cover roles in Faust, The Last Savage, and La Boheme.