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James Smith
Tenor - Theodore Baerg Studio
James Smith is an American tenor from Des Moines, Iowa. He received his Bachelor of Music from Drake University in 2014, and is currently attending the University of Western Ontario to pursue a Master’s of Music under the direction of acclaimed baritone Ted Baerg. He has performed with La Musica Lirica and Accademia Europea Dell’Opera in Italy, FIO Americas in Brazil, Cedar Rapids Opera Theatre in U.S.A, Summer Opera Lyric Theatre in Canada, and various choral performances throughout England, Ireland, Wales, and New York City. Major roles include “Rinuccio” in Gianni Schicchi (Giuseppe Verdi), “Ferrando” in Cosi Fan Tutte (Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart), “Fenton” in Falstaff (Giuseppe Verdi), “George Gibbs” in Our Town (Ned Rorem), “Nerone” in L’incoronazione di Poppea (Claudio Monteverdi), “Sancho Panza” in Man of La Mancha (Mitch Leigh), “Raoul de St. Brioche” in The Merry Widow (Franz Lehar), “Nathanaël” in Les Contes Des Hoffmann (Jacques Offenbach), and “Borsa” in Rigoletto (Giuseppe Verdi).

Biography written by James Smith.