John Bernard Tenor
Season 23/24 ArtistChorus of the Opera

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John Bernard performs in a wide repertoire, ranging from the Bel Canto to musicals. His repertoire includes Verdi’s Requiem with the Greenwich Choral Society, Henrik (A Little Night Music) at Light Opera Oklahoma and Lindoro (L’Italiana in Algeri) at Dicapo Opera Theatre in New York.

He has performed on leading operatic stages, including the Théâtre du Châtelet, Glimmerglass Opera, Sarasota Opera, Utah Opera, El Paso Opera, Toledo Opera, Boston Lyric Opera, Boston Academy of Music, Jacksonville Lyric Opera, American Opera Projects, Ohio Light Opera, Maine Grand Opera, Boston Academy of Music and Longwood Opera, in roles such as Nemorino (L’elisir d’amore), Fenton (Falstaff), Tamino (The Magic Flute), Don Ramiro (La Cenerentola), Tybalt (Romeo and Juliet), Laurie (Little Women), Camille (The Merry Widow), Don Basilio (Le Nozze di Figaro), Fernando (Goyescas), Frederic (The Pirates of Penzance), Marco (The Gondoliers), Prince Hilarion (Princess Ida), John Box (Cox and Box de Sullivan), Perchik (Fiddler on the Roof).

John Bernard has also performed oratorios (Judas in Handel’s Judas Maccabaeus with the Saint Andrew’s Music Society and Rossini’s Little Solemn Mass at Saint Thomas’s Church on 5th Avenue). He has been invited to perform with numerous American orchestras and choruses and is a member of the Paris Opera Chorus.

At the Paris Opera: La Bohème (Parpignol), 2013; La Traviata (Giuseppe), 2018; Lady Macbeth of Mtsensk (the Coachman), 2019 ; Peter Grimes (Lawyer), 2023 

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