Adrian Rosas has performed with opera companies such as the Seattle Opera, Opera Theatre of St. Louis, Opera Saratoga, Houston’s Opera in the Heights, and the Detroit Opera House. He has most recently appeared as Nick Shadow in Stravinsky’s The Rake’s Progress with the Pacific Opera Project. Previously, he has appeared as Collantinus in Benjamin Britten’s The Rape of Lucretia and as Basilio in Rossini’s Il barbiere di Siviglia with LoftOpera; as Rocco in Beethoven’s Fidelio with Grand Harmonie; as Sir Richard Cholmondeley in Andrew Sullivan’s The Yeoman of the Guard and as the title role in Don Giovanni with Winter Opera Saint Louis; as Diego in Robert Xavier Rodriguez’s Frida and as Cascada in Franz Lehár’s The Merry Widow with Michigan Opera Theatre; and as Sergeant in Il barbiere di Siviglia and as Procolo in Donizetti’s Viva la Mamma with Seattle Opera.
As a champion of new and modern music, Mr. Rosas has worked on a variety of newly written works, including Peter Ash’s The Golden Ticket, Robert Xavier Rodriguez’s Frida, Petr Kotik’s Master-Pieces, Matt Aucoin’s Whitman, and other newly written operas with the American Lyric Theater in New York and the Ostrava Center for New Music in the Czech Republic. He has also been featured in performances at Carnegie Hall in various concerts, oratorios, and as the Angel Gabriel in the premiere of Marcos Galvany’s Oh My Son, and has performed at the New York Festival of Song as well as in various performances at Merkin Concert Hall and Alice Tully Hall.
Mr. Rosas holds a Bachelor of Music degree from Western Michigan University and a Master of Music degree from The Juilliard School.