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Jarrett Porter

baritone

Jarrett Porter
© Tim Gersten

The American baritone Jarrett Porter joins the Opera Studio at Oper Frankfurt in the 2022/23 season, where his first role is the Steward in Strauss’ Capriccio. You can then hear him as Edgar in the world premiere of Vito Žuraj’s Blühen / Blossoming, in a new Benjamin Britten The Prodigal Son / The Burning Fiery Furnace double bill, Leone in Tamerlano and Duke Hoël in a new production of Frank Martin’s Le vin herbè which nearly opened in 2020/21. He is Artist in Residence at Marlboro Music and recently returned to the Opera Theatre of Saint Louis, where he sang in world premieres of Steve Mackey’s Moon Tea and Damien Sneed’s The Tongue & The Lash, to sing Oliver Sacks in the world premiere of Tobias Picker’s Awakenings. He made his professional debut in April 2022, singing Guglielmo in Così fan tutte at Arizona Opera and has appeared in recital at Truman University and the Juilliard School. This award winning singer took part in the International Meistersinger Academy (IMA) in Neumarkt, where he appeared with the Nürnberg Symphony. He also graduated from the Marion Roose Pullin Arizona Opera Studio and Santa Fe’s Apprentice Program, Glimmerglass Festival and Opera Saratoga. He trained at the Eastman School of Music in Rochester, the San Francisco Conservatory of Music sowie and the Juillard School in New York.