Doug Jones, tenor
Appearing in the concert Troubled Days of Peace, performed on October 19, 2016 at Carnegie Hall.
American tenor Doug Jones’ repertoire embraces all styles from Monteverdi to premieres of new works by composers such as György Ligeti, Sir Harrison Birtwistle, Luca Lombardi, and Tobias Picker. He recently performed at Covent Garden in Elektra, as well as a live-in-cinema production of Turandot (available on DVD, Opus Arte). Other recent performances include Ariadne auf Naxos in Seattle, the American professional stage premiere of Bloch’s Macbeth with Long Beach Opera, Puts’ Silent Night and Carmen with Kansas City Lyric Opera, and Der Rosenkavalier with the National Symphony featuring Renée Fleming.
In the U.S., Mr. Jones has performed with Seattle Opera, San Francisco Opera, Los Angeles Opera, San Diego Opera, Michigan Opera Theatre, Dallas Opera, Austin Opera, Arizona Opera, Opera Colorado, Baltimore Lyric Opera, Hawaii Opera Theatre, the Los Angeles Philharmonic at the Hollywood Bowl, the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra, and the Bard Music Festival. Internationally, he has appeared in many European houses, including the Opéra Bastille, Royal Opera House in Covent Garden, Grand Théâtre de Genève, Teatre Liceu in Barcelona, Oper Frankfurt, Grand Théâtre de Bordeaux, Dutch National Opera, Theater Basel, Théâtre du Capitole de Toulouse, Wiener Operntheater, and the Israeli Opera. He also appeared with the summer festivals of Salzburg, Bregenz, Innsbruck, San Sebastián in Spain, Batignano in Italy, and Aix-en-Provence.
Mr. Jones can be heard on the premiere recording of the opera Die Menschen on the Wergo label by Detlev Müller-Siemens.