Jonathan Beyer

Jonathan Beyer

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Jonathan Beyer

“The baritone Jonathan Beyer made every word a living presence”
– New York Timess

Jonathan Beyer
Baritone

Jonathan Beyer has established himself as a versatile performer in repertoire ranging from Count Almaviva in Mozart’s Le Nozze di Figaro to the title role in John Adam’s Nixon in China. Recent engagements include Dandini in La Cenerentola for Nashville Opera, Danilo in The Merry Widow with Opera Viva in Hong Kong and Lyric Opera of Chicago (cover), Figaro in Il Barbiere di Siviglia with Pittsburgh Opera, Boston Lyric Opera, Opera Company of Philadelphia, and Opera Theatre of St. Louis, Marcello in a La Boheme with Boston Lyric Opera and Dallas Opera, Ping in Turandot for Cincinnati Opera, Dallas Opera, Vancouver Opera, and L’Opera de Montreal, Malatesta in Don Pasquale in Opera Naples, Guglielmo in Cosi Fan Tutte for Florida Grand Opera, and the title role in Eugene Onegin with the Boston Youth Symphony. He has performed the Count in Le Nozze di Figaro with the Ft. Worth Opera, Austin Lyric Opera, and the Castleton Festival.

Jonathan performed with the Munich Philharmonic, and the Royal Opera in Oman as Schaunard in La bohème with Maestro Lorin Maazel. His Metropolitan Opera debut as Wagner in a new production of Gounod’s Faust in 2011, and his Italian debut in Bari as Figaro in Il Barbiere di Siviglia in 2012.  He has performed L’Heure Espagnole and I Vesper Siciliani for Opera Frankfurt, Jonathan Dove’s Flight with Austin Lyric Opera, and Captain  Gardiner in the World Premiere of Moby Dick for the Dallas Opera.

An avid recitalist, Mr. Beyer has performed in recital with Craig Rutenberg, Mikael Eliasen, Kristin Okerlund, Martin Katz and Brian Zeger.  He has given recitals through the Vocal Arts Society, Marilyn Horne Foundation, Chicago Cultural Center, Judith Raskin Foundation, Bertlesmann Foundation, Huntsville Chamber Music Guild, Pittsburgh Concert Society, Over the Rainbow Foundation, Astral Artists, and the Marian Anderson Foundation.

Mr. Beyer was a National Finalist in the Metropolitan Opera National Council Awards, and has received Grand Prize honors at the George London Foundation, the Marian Anderson Prize for Emerging Classical Artists, the McCammon Competition, Irma M. Cooper Competition, Violetta DuPont Competition, Rochester’s Classical Idol, New Jersey Verismo Competition, Philadelphia Orchestra’s Greenfield Competition, Astral Artist Auditions, Pittsburgh Concert Society Auditions, SAI Competition, American Opera Society Competition, the Union League Civic and Arts Foundation Competition, and the Bel Canto Foundation.