Returning to Opera Colorado since being Beppe in the 2020 production of Pagliacci is tenor Jonathan Johnson. In the 2021-22 season, he made his debut at the Tulsa Opera as Rinuccio in Gianni Schicchi, and returned to Opera Omaha as Anthony in Sweeney Todd, and to Opera Theatre of Saint Louis in Harvey Milk. He recently appeared as The Prince in The Love for Three Oranges at Opera Philadelphia’s Festival O19, and Jonathan Dale in Silent Night at Utah Opera. In concert, Mr. Johnson appeared as a soloist with Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra in Schumann’s Das Paradies und die Peri, with the Detroit Symphony for Messiah, and in recital with the Collaborative Arts Institute of Chicago. A graduate of the Patrick G. & Shirley W. Ryan Opera Center, the Lyric Opera of Chicago’s professional artist-development program, he appeared in the house’s main productions of Les Troyens, Lucia di Lammermoor, The Merry Widow, Der Rosenkavalier, Capriccio, The Magic Victrola and Mieczysław Weinberg’s Holocaust opera The Passenger.