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Eric Jurenas

Countertenor

Eric Jurenas
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Eric Jurenas became one of the most sought-after countertenors of his generation after he made his debut at the Vienna State Opera singing Natascha in Eötvös' Tri sestry / Three Sisters in 2016. Recent engagements have included Handel's Orest at the Chamber Opera in Vienna, Fidi in the world premiere of Dorman’s Wahnfried at the Staatstheater in Karlsruhe and appearances at Glimmerglass Festival, Santa Fe and Philadelphia operas, on Broadway and S.Farrini's La dolce morte for METLiveArts (CD). Roles at the Komische Oper Berlin have included the title role in Peter Pan, and Herold in Medea by Reimann, whose new work Sinnig zwischen beyden Welten was performed for the first time by Eric Jurenas, with Daniel Barenboim on the piano, in the Pierre Boulez Hall in Berlin. Concert work has included appearances with the Château des Versailles Spéctacles, the Innsbruck Festwochen for Ancient Music and the Baldwin Bach Festival. Future engagements include his debuts at the Bayerische Staatsoper in Munich, the Royal Opera House Covent Garden London, the Nationale Opera in Amsterdam, the Handel Festival in Göttingen and Boston Baroque. He will also be returning to repeat roles at the Komische Oper Berlin and Vienna State Opera and goes on tour with the Matheus Ensemble, to places including Versailles, Vienna and Moscow. Eric Jurenas graduated from the renowned Juilliard School, won prizes at many intertional singing competitions and was a recipient of the Thomas Jeffrey Award.