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Eric Jurenas

 
Bio:
Declared by The New York Times as an artist with "beautiful, well-supported tone and compelling expression," and defined as having an "exceptionally clear tone with vocal flexibility" (Cleveland Plain Dealer), American countertenor Eric Jurenas is quickly making a name for himself in both the opera ... (read complete bio)
 

Bio:
Declared by The New York Times as an artist with "beautiful, well-supported tone and compelling expression," and defined as having an "exceptionally clear tone with vocal flexibility" (Cleveland Plain Dealer), American countertenor Eric Jurenas is quickly making a name for himself in both the opera ... (read complete bio)

Stage Credits

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2017
Singing Voice of Farinelli (Understudy)

 

Stage

Performances
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2017
Singing Voice of Farinelli (Understudy)

Eric Jurenas Biography

Declared by The New York Times as an artist with "beautiful, well-supported tone and compelling expression," and defined as having an "exceptionally clear tone with vocal flexibility" (Cleveland Plain Dealer), American countertenor Eric Jurenas is quickly making a name for himself in both the opera and concert scenes. After a brief stint as a baritone in his first year of university studies, he made the daunting switch to the opposite side of the vocal spectrum.

Eric has worked with several groups as a featured artist, including The Wiener Staatsoper, The Santa Fe Opera, The Glimmerglass Festival, Opera Philadelphia, Opera Lafayette, Wolf Trap Opera, Michigan Opera Theatre, American Bach Soloists, among others.

Highlights of his 2016-2017 season include engagements with Salzburger Festspiele (Ades's The Exterminating Angel), Berlin Komische Oper (Ayres's Peter Pan, Reimann's Medea), Wiener Staatsoper (Reimann's Medea), Royal Opera at Covent Garden (Mozart's Mitridate, re di Ponto), and Badisches Staatstheater Karlsruhe (Dorman's Wahnfried).

An avid competitor around the country and the world, Eric has received awards from several vocal competitions, including a prestigious award from The Sullivan Foundation, 1st place in the Handel Aria Competition, The International Competition 's-Hertogenbosch, 1st place in the Hal Leonard Online Vocal Competition, Dayton Opera Guild Competition, Kentucky Bach Choir Competition, and the Bel Canto Chorus of Milwaukee Competition. He is a proud recipient of a Novick Career Advancement Grant.

He received his master’s degree from The Juilliard School and his bachelor's degree from the College-Conservatory of Music (CCM) at the University of Cincinnati.

He is a student of Dr. Robert White Jr., William McGraw, and George Gibson.

Please visit his website for updates and more information: www.ericjurenas.com.




Eric Jurenas News

Wiener Staatsoper Announces Virtual Programming for November 6-16 Photo Wiener Staatsoper Announces Virtual Programming for November 6-16
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 6, 2020

Wiener Staatsoper has announced further dates of their streaming schedule. They have brought together their very current productions including Eugen Onegin or Cavalleria rusticana / Pagliacci with highlights from their archive.

Wiener Staatsoper Opens Digital Archive Photo Wiener Staatsoper Opens Digital Archive
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 2, 2020

For the period of the temporary closure (3 to 30 November 2020 inclusive), the Vienna State Opera will offer video recordings from the digital archive as a stream free of charge.

BWW Review: ORLANDO: A Revolutionary, Radical New Opera Blends Art With Activism at V Photo BWW Review: ORLANDO: A Revolutionary, Radical New Opera Blends Art With Activism at Vienna State Opera
by Cindy Sibilsky - Dec 31, 2019

Orlando was a deeply engaging, intriguing and thought-provoking exploration whose pondering, messages, striking soundscapes and visuals reverberated and lingered long after the curtain had closed. It is a highly ambitious undertaking but Neuwirth and her colleagues were up for the challenge. What is most exciting is what has now been established for a venue such as The Wiener Straatsoper as we move into a new decade of uncertain times when it is vital that radical expressions of art and activism combined are given such a grand stage with which to proclaim their truths.

FARINELLI AND THE KING Recoups On Broadway Photo FARINELLI AND THE KING Recoups On Broadway
by Stephi Wild - Mar 26, 2018

Producers Sonia Friedman, Shakespeare's Globe and Paula Marie Black have announced that the Shakespeare's Globe production of FARINELLI AND THE KING, starring three-time Tony Award-winner and Academy Award winner Mark Rylance, recouped its capitalization costs on Broadway, officially entering the hit column.

Boston Baroque Announces 2018-2019 Season Photo Boston Baroque Announces 2018-2019 Season
by Stephi Wild - Mar 2, 2018

Conducted by music director Martin Pearlman, the season is anchored by a powerful new performing version of Monteverdi's L'incoronazione di Poppea by Pearlman. The season includes the Boston Baroque debuts of countertenor Anthony Roth Costanzo and soprano Layla Claire, with performances by renowned Baroque interpreters such as David Daniels, Nicholas Phan, Amanda Forsythe, and clarinetist Eric Hoeprich.

Simon Jones Joins The Cast Of FARINELLI AND THE KING On January 9 Photo Simon Jones Joins The Cast Of FARINELLI AND THE KING On January 9
by Stephi Wild - Dec 27, 2017

Simon Jones (The Real Thing, Benefactors), will join the cast of the Shakespeare's Globe production of FARINELLI AND THE KING on Tuesday, January 9, playing the role of opera impresario John Rich. Colin Hurley, who was scheduled for a limited run in the role, will play his final performance as John Rich on Sunday, January 7.

Photo Coverage: On the Red Carpet at Opening Night of FARINELLI AND THE KING Photo Photo Coverage: On the Red Carpet at Opening Night of FARINELLI AND THE KING
by Walter McBride - Dec 18, 2017

The critically acclaimed Shakespeare's Globe production of Farinelli and the King, starring three-time Tony Award-winner (Twelfth Night, Jerusalem, Boeing-Boeing) and Academy Award-winner (Bridge of Spies) Mark Rylance, opened last night, December 17, 2017 at Broadway's Belasco Theatre (111 West 44th Street). The production plays a strictly limited engagement for 16 weeks only through Sunday, March 25, 2018. BroadwayWorld attended the opening night and you can check out photos from the red carpet arrivals here!

Photo Coverage: Inside FARINELLI AND THE KING's Opening Night Cast Party Photo Photo Coverage: Inside FARINELLI AND THE KING's Opening Night Cast Party
by Walter McBride - Dec 18, 2017

The critically acclaimed Shakespeare's Globe production of Farinelli and the King, starring three-time Tony Award-winner (Twelfth Night, Jerusalem, Boeing-Boeing) and Academy Award-winner (Bridge of Spies) Mark Rylance, opened last night, December 17, 2017 at Broadway's Belasco Theatre (111 West 44th Street). The production plays a strictly limited engagement for 16 weeks only through Sunday, March 25, 2018. BroadwayWorld attended the opening night cast party and you can check out photos here!

Photo Coverage: Inside FARINELLI AND THE KING's Opening Night Curtain Call Photo Photo Coverage: Inside FARINELLI AND THE KING's Opening Night Curtain Call
by Walter McBride - Dec 18, 2017

The critically acclaimed Shakespeare's Globe production of Farinelli and the King, starring three-time Tony Award-winner (Twelfth Night, Jerusalem, Boeing-Boeing) and Academy Award-winner (Bridge of Spies) Mark Rylance, opened last night, December 17, 2017 at Broadway's Belasco Theatre (111 West 44th Street). The production plays a strictly limited engagement for 16 weeks only through Sunday, March 25, 2018. BroadwayWorld attended opening night and you can check out photos from the show's opening night curtain call below!

Meet the Royal Company of FARINELLI AND THE KING, Opening Tonight on Broadway Photo Meet the Royal Company of FARINELLI AND THE KING, Opening Tonight on Broadway
by Meet the Cast - Dec 17, 2017

The critically acclaimed Shakespeare's Globe production of Farinelli and the King, starring three-time Tony Award-winner (Twelfth Night, Jerusalem, Boeing-Boeing) and Academy Award-winner (Bridge of Spies) Mark Rylance, opens tonight, December 17, 2017 at Broadway's Belasco Theatre (111 West 44th Street). The production plays a strictly limited engagement for 16 weeks only through Sunday, March 25, 2018. Scroll down to learn more about the company, plus watch a trailer for the show!


Eric Jurenas Frequently Asked Questions

How many Broadway shows has Eric Jurenas been in?
Eric Jurenas has appeared on Broadway in 1 shows.

How many West End shows has Eric Jurenas been in?
Eric Jurenas has not appeared in the West End