Baritone Jonathan Beyer has performed with notable opera companies and institutions including Pittsburgh Opera, Chicago Opera Theater, Fort Worth Opera, Opera Santa Barbara, Dallas Opera, Austin Lyric Opera, Opera Grand Rapids, The Chautauqua Institution, Tanglewood Music Center, Accademia Verdiana, and Teatro di Verdi. He has also appeared with the Chicago, Pittsburgh, Indianapolis, Baton Rouge, and Vermont Symphonies, Lorin Maazel’s Châteauville Foundation, Chatam Baroque, the Erie Philharmonic, and the Festival at Aix-en-Provence.
Mr. Beyer was a National Finalist in the Metropolitan Opera National Council Competition. He was the First Place Winner at the Marian Anderson Prize for Emerging Classical Artists and has also won the Irma M. Cooper Competition, Violetta DuPont Competition, Pittsburgh Concert Society Auditions, American Opera Society Competition, Union League Civic and Arts Foundation Competition, and at the Bel Canto Foundation. He has also received awards from the Gerda Lissner Foundation, Jensen Foundation, Solti Foundation, Charles Lynam Competition, Licia Albanese Puccini Foundation, National Opera Association, Anna Sosenko Foundation, Mario Lanza Foundation, Dresden Opera, National Association of Teachers of Singing, Giulio Gari Foundation, Palm Beach Opera, Jose Iturbi Foundation, and Neue Stimmen competitions.
An avid recitalist, Mr. Beyer has given concerts through the Vocal Arts Society, Marilyn Horne Foundation, Chicago Cultural Center, Judith Raskin Foundation, Bretlesmann Foundation, Over the Rainbow Foundation, and Marian Anderson Foundation. He has degrees from the Curtis Institute of Music and the Chicago College of Performing Arts at Roosevelt University.