Praised by The New York Times for his beautiful, well-supported tone and compelling expression, American countertenor Eric Jurenas has been featured on some of the world’s largest and most renowned stages.
His dedication to baroque-era music, newly created works and everything in between has established him as an influential voice.
Highlights of the 2019/2020 season included new productions at the Royal Opera House Covent Garden, Komische Oper Berlin and two productions at the Wiener Staatsoper, including a starring role in the world premiere of Olga Neuwirth’s grand opera Orlando.
Recent operatic engagements include productions at the Wiener Staatsoper, Komische Oper Berlin, Royal Opera House Covent Garden, Theater an der Wien, Badisches Staatstheater Karlsruhe, The Santa Fe Opera, Michigan Opera Theatre, Opera Philadelphia, The Glimmerglass Festival and Opera Lafayette in works ranging from Handel’s Oreste, Vivaldi’s Catone in Utica to Morrison’s Oscar and Dorman’s Wahnfried.
He was recently seen on Broadway at the Belasco Theatre as the Voice of Farinelli in the Tony Award-nominated play Farinelli.