John Riesen

Hailed as “passionate…and stunning” (Chautauquan Daily), award-winning American tenor John Riesen is consistently impressing audiences in the world of opera with his powerful voice and boyish charm. Recent roles include Rinuccio in Gianni Schicchi (Crested Butte Summer Festival), Rodolfo in La Bohème (Shreveport Opera), Alfredo in La Traviata (Tri-Cities Opera), Lensky in Eugene Onegin (Chautauqua Opera), Ralph Rackstraw in H.M.S. Pinafore (Shreveport Opera) and Frederic in The Pirates of Penzance (Shreveport Opera).
This season, John will be performing all across the U.S., including appearances with the Marshall Symphony, Jackson Symphony, Shreveport Symphony and Bremerton Symphony, as well as in concerts in Texarkana, TX; Pensacola and Miami, FL; Detroit, MI; Tulsa, OK; and more. Operatically, John will be singing Frederic in The Pirates of Penzance with Opera Ithaca, Pinkerton in Madama Butterfly with Pensacola Opera, Gaston in Beauty and the Beast (Shreveport Opera), Tony in West Side Story (Boulder Philharmonic/Central City Opera), and Candide in Candide (Chautauqua Opera) among others to be announced.

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