Jack Swanson is making his HGO mainstage debut. Previously with the company, he gave a 2021 Live from the Cullen recital for HGO Digital, accompanied by Richard Bado. During the 2022-23 season he premiered the title role in Paola Prestini’s Edward Tulane with the Minnesota Opera and made debuts with the Austin Opera as Almaviva in The Barber of Seville, the Utah Opera as Tonio in La Fille du Régiment (also a role debut), and The Atlanta Opera as the title role in Candide. In concert he joined Houston’s Mercury Chamber Orchestra for Handel’s Messiah, The Utah Symphony for Carmina Burana, The Houston Symphony for Mozart’s Requiem conducted by Itzhak Perlman, and performed in recital with Matinee Musicale in Duluth. Swanson made a number of role and house debuts in the 2021-22 season: first with the Teatro Regio in Torino as Almaviva in The Barber of Seville, then with the Opéra National de Lorraine in Nancy as Tamino in The Magic Flute (a role debut), and finally at the Opéra National du Rhin in Strasbourg as Ferrando in Così fan tutte (a role he had just debuted for his return to the Oper Frankfurt). In the summer he returned to the Santa Fe Opera as Almaviva in The Barber of Seville. In the 2020-21 season he made debuts with Oper Frankfurt as Rodrigo in a new production of Rossini’s Otello, then as Belmonte in The Abduction from the Seraglio with Opera Omaha.
CULLEN LIVE RECITAL 2020-21 (Digital)