Praised for his “commanding sonority” (Opera News) and described as “handsome, agile, and with a voice to match” (Boulder Daily Camera), Bass-Baritone Christopher Job is a “rising star on the American opera scene” (Grand Junction Free Press). This season, Job takes on the roles of Leporello in Don Giovanni at Bar Harbor Music Festival, Alidoro in La Cenerentola with Opera Fort Collins, Basilio in Il barbiere di Siviglia with Virginia Opera, and Petr Fedorovič Basmanov in Dvořák’s Dimitrij with Odyssey Opera; sings Händel’s Messiah at Carnegie Hall and Verdi’s Requiem with DCINY in Barcelona; and returns to The Metropolitan Opera for the roles of Brühlmann in Werther and 4th Waiter in Der Rosenkavalier and for their productions of Roméo et Juliette and Eugene Onegin.

Recently, Mr. Job appeared in productions of some of opera’s best-known titles throughout the country. Some highlights include his début in the title role of Le nozze di Figaro with Fargo-Moorhead Opera; his début as Escamillo in Carmen with Lyric Opera Virginia; the creation of the role of Senator Thomas Jordon in the world première of Pulitzer Prize-winner Kevin Putz’ The Manchurian Candidate with Minnesota Opera; Angelotti in Tosca with New York City Opera and Des Moines Metro Opera; Hobson in Peter Grimes at the Princeton Festival; Colline in La bohème and a production of Nabucco with Lyric Opera Baltimore; Baron Douphol in La traviata in his débuts with Syracuse Opera and Lyric Opera Virginia; and Fifth Jew in Salome with Palm Beach Opera.