The American baritone Jarrett Porter's roles at Oper Frankfurt this season include 4th Shepherd in (Daphne), Borow (Fedora) and the Speaker (Die Zauberflöte) and Barbavano and Curio in new productions of Offenbach's Die Banditen / The Bandits and Handel's Giulio Cesare in Egitto. He joined the Opera Studio in the 2022/23 season, during which he sang roles for the first time including the Major-Domo (Strauss’ Capriccio), Leone in (Tamerlano), Masetto in Christof Loy's beautiful production of Don Giovanni, and Elviro (Xerxes), and, in new productions: Edgar, the Older Son / Herald-Courtier and Duke Hoël in the world premiere of Vito Žuraj’s Blühen / Blossoming, a new Benjamin Britten The Prodigal Son / The Burning Fiery Furnace double bill and Frank Martin’s Le vin herbè. 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.