Former resident artist Alexander Boyer returns to OSJ in 2019-20, appearing as Alfred in Strauss’s Die Fledermaus and Manrico in Verdi’s Il trovatore. Recent engagements for Mr. Boyer included the role of Canio (Leoncavallo’s Pagliacci) with Festival Opera, Ahab (Heggie and Scheer’s Moby-Dick) with Chicago Opera Theater, Sam in Floyd’s Susannah with Festival Opera, and covering the roles of Pollione in Bellini’s Norma, Pinkerton in Puccini’s Madama Butterﬂy, and Ahab in Moby-Dick with the Dallas Opera. Other roles performed include Abbot in Giordano’s Andrea Chénier and Remendado in Bizet’s Carmen with San Francisco Opera, Rodolfo in Puccini’s La bohème, the Duke of Mantua in Verdi’s Rigoletto with Island City Opera, Marcello in Leoncavallo’s La bohème and Alwa in Lulu in the acclaimed West Edge Opera production, Pinkerton in Madama Butterﬂy with Livermore Valley Opera, Lenski in Evgeny Onegin with Opera Idaho, Edgardo in Donizetti’s Lucia di Lammermoor and Manrico in Il trovatore with Island City Opera.
While a resident principal artist with Opera San José, he performed Manrico in Verdi’s Il trovatore, Rinuccio in Puccini’s Gianni Schicchi, Canio in Pagliacci, the title role in Faust, Cavaradossi in Tosca, the title role in Idomeneo, and many others. He is an alumnus of the Merola Opera Program, the Santa Fe Opera Apprentice Program for Singers, and is a recipient of the Mario Lanza Scholarship Award. A New York native, Boyer holds degrees from Boston University and Manhattan School of Music.
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