Jesus Garcia (Alfredo)
Internationally acclaimed tenor, Jesus Garcia, has performed on major stages all over the world.
Specializing in the romantic roles of the Italian and French repertoire, his dynamic stage presence and soaring vocalism have made him one of opera’s most sought-after young rising stars. Mr. Garcia is the recipient of numerous awards including a 2003 Tony Award Honor for his work as Rodolfo in Baz Luhrmann’s production of Puccini’s La Boheme on Broadway. He has also been the winner of numerous competitions including Placido Domingo’s Operalia, the Metropolitan Opera National Council Auditions, those of the George London, the Licia Albanese, and the Marquerite McCammon International Vocal Competition. Company credits include Fenton in Falstaff with the Houston Grand Opera and the Opera Company of Philadelphia; Ferrando in Cosi fan Tutte with the Berlin Staatsoper and the Spoleto Festival USA; Rodolfo in La Boheme with L’Opera National de Bordeaux, Prague State Opera, Opera New Zealand, and Opera Rio de Janeiro; Nadir in Les Pecheurs de Perles with Minnesota Opera and Opera Toulon; Ernesto in Don Pasquale with Opera Company of Philadelphia, Palm Beach Opera, and Arizona Opera; Alfred in Die Fledermaus with the Washington National Opera; Ramiro in La Cenerentola with the Washington National Opera and the Dallas Opera; Lysander in A Midsummer Night’s Dream with the Hamburg Staatsoper; Steva in Jenufa and Rossini’s Stabat Mater with Opera Marseille; Le Bresilien in La Vie Parisienne with L’Opera National de Lyon; Tonio in La Fille du Regiment with Michigan Opera Theater; Jean in Le Jongleur de Notre Dame with L’Esplanade Massenet Festival in St. Etienne, France and in Basel, Switzerland, Tebaldo in I Capuleti e i Montecchi with the Spoleto Festival USA, and Ovidio in the world premiere of Before Night Falls with Ft. Worth Opera Upcoming engagements include Rodolfo in La Boheme with Opera Hong Kong; Lysander in A Midsummer Night’s Dream with the Lyric Opera of Chicago (cover); Alfredo in La Traviata with Phoenix Opera; and Idomeneo in Cannes and Luxembourg. Jesus Garcia has made several television appearances including the Today Show, “Breakfast with the Arts” on A&E, and the 2003 Tony Awards. He has also been featured in the pages of numerous publications including The New York Times, Vogue, Vanity Fair, New York Magazine, and Opera News. Recording credits include the upcoming release of Jorge Martin’s Before Night Falls, the Original Broadway Cast recording of Baz Luhrmann’s production of Puccini’s La Boheme, and the Virgin Classics DVD recording of Laurent Pelly’s production of La Vie Parisienne.