Aaron Blake, tenor

Aaron Blake
Photo by Matt Madison Clark

Appearing in the concert Hollow Victory, which was performed on January 28, 2018 at Carnegie Hall.

The recipient of a 2017 George London Foundation Award, Aaron Blake has earned international recognition for his creation of the role of Timothy Laughlin in Gregory Spears’ Fellow Travelers. Recently Mr. Blake made a critically acclaimed debut with the New York City Opera in Péter Eötvös’ operatic adaptation of Tony Kushner’s Angels in America. He has performed leading roles with Cincinnati Opera as Don Ottavio in Don Giovanni, Pan in La Calisto, and Tamino in Die Zauberflöte; Komische Oper Berlin and Minnesota Opera as Tamino in Die Zauberflöte; Utah Opera where he will return this season as Rinuccio in Puccini’s Gianni Schicchi; Tulsa Opera as Nadir in Bizet’s Les Pecheurs de Perles; Dallas Opera as Romeo in Gounod’s Romeo et Juliette; Opera Orchestra of New York in Donizetti’s Parisina d’Este; Washington National Opera in Donizetti’s Anna Bolena opposite Sondra Radvanovsky; and the Metropolitan Opera where he debuted opposite Plácido Domingo in Verdi’s La Traviata.

Mr. Blake has appeared with The Oratorio Society of New York in Carnegie Hall. In the current season he returns to the Metropolitan Opera for Les Contes d’Hoffmann and The Merry Widow. He will recreate his portrayal of Timothy Laughlin in Fellow Travelers with the Prototype Festival for the piece’s New York premiere. Debuts are scheduled as Alfredo in La Traviata with Wichita Grand Opera and a role debut as Candide with the Atlanta Symphony-Alliance Theater in a production celebrating the Leonard Bernstein centennial.

Winter 2018