US Tenor John Osborn is a returning guest on the world’s most prestigious stages, including: the Metropolitan Opera in New York; Wiener Staatsoper; Lyric Opera of Chicago; Staatsoper Berlin; Opéra National de Paris; San Francisco Opera; Opernhaus Zürich; Theatre Royal de la Monnaie in Brussels; Grand Théâtre de Geneve; and Salzburger Festspiele. He made a spectacular stage debut at the Accademia di Santa Cecilia in Rome as Arnold in a concert version of Guillaume Tell under the baton of Antonio Pappano in 2007.
In autumn of 2011, he made his debut at the Teatro alla Scala in Milan as Rodrigo di Dhu in Rossini’s La Donna del lago, followed by Don Ottavio (Don Giovanni). He later performed in a new production of Rossini’s Otello opposite Cecilia Bartoli in Zurich and in Il Barbiere di Siviglia in San Diego.
Among the most important highlights of his career, the debut in Faust in Bruxelles, a new production of Norma at Salzburg Festival, and, again, Guillaume Tell at Amsterdam Opera.
Mr. Osborn’s repertory includes numerous Mozart’s roles, such as: Belmonte in Die Entführung aus dem Serail (Washington, Atlanta, Orlando and Bordeaux); Tamino in Die Zauberflöte (Seattle, San Diego, Baltimora and New York City Opera); Ferrando in Così fan tutte (Boston and San Diego); Don Ottavio in Don Giovanni (Metropolitan Opera under James Levine, Portland Opera, Florida Grand Opera and New York City Opera.)
Among his engaments Otello at Théatre des Champs Elysées a in Paris e at Whitsun Festivak in Salzburg, Guillaume Tell in Turino, Les contes d’Hoffmann in Lyon, Norma in Salzburg and Zurich, Zelmira in Paris, La donna del lago in New York, Otello by Rossini at Theater an der Wien in Wien, Benvenuto Cellini in Amsterdam and Rome, La Favorite in Venice, Guillaume Tell at Met in New York, Otello by Rossini in Naples, New Years Eve Concert and Norma in Palermo, Le Prophète in Toulouse and Essen, Fra Diavolo in Rome, Benvenuto Cellini in Paris, L’elisir d’amore in Macerata, Guillaume Tell in Lyon, La Favorite in Palermo, Les vêpres siciliennes in Rome; among his future engagements: Faust in Valencia, Les Huguenots in Genève and Anna Bolena in Genoa.