Jarrett Porter

Baritone 

Biography

American baritone Jarrett Porter, whom Opera News noted has an “imposing baritone,” is emerging as a versatile artist known for his strong acting, sonorous voice, and handsome, youthful look. In the 2021-2022 season, Mr. Porter returns to Opera Theatre of St. Louis as Dr. Oliver Sacks in the world premiere of Tobias Picker’s Awakenings, and joins Arizona Opera as Guglielmo in Così fan tutte.

Cancellations due to the Covid-19 panemic included Simon Fenton in Tobias Picker’s Emmeline with Tulsa Opera. During the 2020-2021 season, Mr. Porter joined The Juilliard School as a candidate for an artist diploma in opera studies and returned to Opera Theatre of St. Louis in the world premiere of Steven Mackey’s Moon Tea as Neil Armstrong. His 2019-2020 season featured his principal and house debut with Tulsa Opera as Dancaïre in Carmen, while on the concert stage, he joined Renée Fleming and the Santa Fe Opera Orchestra as a soloist in Vaughan Williams’ Serenade to Music, under the baton of Harry Bicket.

Read more

Reviews

“As Don Giovanni, Porter was vocally exquisite”

Berkeley Daily

“Porter was an outstanding Maximilian and a commanding Captain”

Maria Nockin

Opera Today

X