Baritone John Green is a versatile performer, who has enjoyed great success on the Opera and Concert stage.  John has been lauded for his performances as Guglielmo in Cosi fan tutte, Marcello in La boheme, Dr Rappaccini in La Hija de Rappaccini, Count Almaviva in Le nozze di Figaro, and the title role in Don Giovanni.  For his performance of Germont in La traviata, he received the Male Opera Performance of the Year Award from Illinois Opera Theatre.  John was an Apprentice Artist with Sarasota Opera, where he was honored with the Ann O’Donnell Scholarship Award for Outstanding Apprentice.  Being equally at home in Oratorio, he has appeared as a featured  soloist with the Baroque Artists of Champaign-Urbana in performances of Bach’s B-minor Mass, Christmas Oratorio, and St. John Passion, as well as Handel’s Messiah and as the title character in Handel’s Saul.  John also gained critical acclaim for his performances of Haydn’s The Creation, and Vaughan Williams’ Sea Symphony.  John did his undergraduate studies at the University of Wisconsin – Madison, and earned his Master of Music in Vocal Performance and Music Literature degree from the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign.

John Green, Baritone