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John Osborn
John Osborn

John Osborn


Since winning the 1994 Metropolitan Opera National Council, John Osborn has performed extensively in Europe and the United States. He made his debut at Seattle Opera singing Tamino in Mozart’s Zauberflöte in 1999. Osborn returns to the company in 2008 as Arturo in Bellini’s I Puritani and in 2009 as Nadir in Bizet’s Pearl Fishers. Recent roles for the American tenor include Iopas in Berlioz’s Troyens a Carthage at Grand Théâtre Genève, Ferrando in Mozart’s Così fan tutte at Florida Grand Opera, Count Almaviva in Rossini’s Barbiere di Siviglia at San Francisco Opera, Don Ramiro in Rossini’s Cenerentola at Opera di Genova and Dresdener Musikfestspiele, Nemorino in Donizetti’s Elisir d’amore at Cleveland Opera and Connecticut Opera, and Tonio in Donizetti’s Fille du regiment at Florida Grand Opera. At the Metropolitan Opera, Osborn has sung Rossini’s Almaviva and Don Ottavio in Mozart’s Don Giovanni. At Washington Opera, he has appeared as Belmonte in Mozart’s Entführung aus dem Serail, Arturo in I Puritani, and Nemorino. Osborn’s many roles with New York City Opera include Tamino, Don Ottavio, and Rinuccio in Puccini’s Gianni Schicchi. He made his debut with Lyric Opera of Chicago as Brighella in Richard Strauss’s Ariadne auf Naxos and with Los Angeles Opera as Almaviva.

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