Aaron Blake


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 Spear’s Fellow Travelers. Recently Mr. Blake made a critically acclaimed debut with the New York City Opera as Louis in Angels in America. He has performed with Cincinnati Opera, the Komische Oper Berlin, Minnesota Opera, Utah Opera, Tulsa Opera as Nadir in Bizet’s Les Pêcheurs de Perles, Dallas Opera as Romeo in Gounod’s Romeo et Juliette, Opera Orchestra of New York as Ugo in Parisina d’Este, Washington National Opera in Donizetti’s Anna Bolena, and the Metropolitan Opera in Verdi’s La Traviata.

In recent seasons, Mr. Blake returned to the Metropolitan Opera for Les Contes d’Hoffmann and The Merry Widow. He debuted with the American Symphony Orchestra as Rothschild in Fleishman’s Rothschild’s Violin at Carnegie Hall, as Tamino with the Komische Oper Berlin, as Candide with the Atlanta Symphony, and with Ravinia in Leonard Bernstein’s Mass. In the current season Mr. Blake returns to the Tulsa Opera for his first Rossini role as Count Almaviva in Il Barbiere di Siviglia, creates the role of Mila in Andrea Clearfields’ Mila, Great Sorcerer with the Prototype Festival, returns to the Metropolitan Opera for Rigoletto and Dialogues des Carmélites, and performs on tour in Australia and New Zealand with the Komische Oper Berlin as Tamino. This summer he will make his Mostly Mozart Festival debut as Tamino.

Spring 2019

Appeared in


The Key of Dreams