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American baritone John Packard has garnered international prominence on the opera stage. John created the role of Joseph deRocher for San Francisco Opera’s world premiere of Jake Heggie’s acclaimed Dead Man Walking (“a voice of ferocious power and insistence” – San Francisco Chronicle;  “a deeply and powerfully affecting characterization”, The New York Times). John has performed the role more than 50 times in Europe and the USA, and can be heard in a live recording on Erato Disques.

John Packard

REPERTOIRE
OPERA
ADAMS
Klinghoffer – The Death of KlinghofferADAMO
Friedrich Bhaer – Little WomenBERG
Wozzeck – WozzeckBIZET
Zurga – Les Pecheur des Perles

BOLCOM
Eddie Carbone – A View from the Bridge

BRITTEN
Billy Budd – Billy Budd

CHABRIER
Henri de Valois – Le Roi Malgré Lui

DONIZETTI
Belcore – L’Elisir d‘Amore
Alfonso – La Favorita
Antonio – Linda di Chamounix
Enrico – Lucia di Lammermoor
Riccardo – I Puritani

FLOYD
George – Of Mice and Men

GOUNOD
Valentin – Faust

HEGGIE
Joseph DeRocher – Dead Man Walking
Henry – The End of the Affair
Starbuck – Moby Dick

LEONCAVALLO
Silvio – I Pagliacci

 

MASSENET
Athanaël – ThaїsMOZART
Don Alfonso – Cosi Fan Tutte
Don Giovanni – Don Giovanni
Il Conte – Le Nozze di FigaroORFF
Der König – Die KlugePUCCINI
Marcello – La Boheme
Sharpless – Madama Butterfly
Lescaut – Manon Lescaut
Michele – Il Tabarro

ROSSINI
Figaro – Il Barbiere di Siviglia
Dandini – Cenerentola

SONDHEIM
Sweeney Todd – Sweeney Todd

STRAUSS, J
Eisenstein/Falke – Die Fledermaus

THOMAS
Hamlet – Hamlet

VERDI
Ezio – Attila
Renato – Un Ballo in Maschera
Rodrigo – Don Carlo
Ford – Falstaff
Rigoletto – Rigoletto
Giorgio Germont – La Traviata
Il Conte di Luna – Il Trovatore

 

CONCERT
BACH, J.S.
St. John’s Passion
St. Matthew PassionBEETHOVEN
Mass in CBRAHMS
Ein Deutsches RequiemDURUFLÉ
Requiem

ELGAR
The Starlight Express

FAURÉ
Requiem

HANDEL
Alexander’s Feast
Belshazzar
Esther
Joshua
Judas Maccabæus
The Messiah
Samson

 

MAHLER
Leider eines fahrenden Gesellen
Rückert Lieder
Symphony No. 8MENDELSSOHN
Elijah
PaulusMOZART
Great Mass in C
Missa Brevis in G
Missa Solemnis in C minor (Waisenhausmesse)
RequiemORFF
Carmina Burana

VAUGHAN WILLIAMS
Dona Nobis Pacem
Five Mystical Songs
A Sea Symphony

 

 

ENGAGED BY (OPERA):
Austin Lyric Opera
Baltimore Opera
Calgary Opera
Cincinnati Opera
Colorado Opera
Columbus Opera
Dallas Opera
Dayton Opera
Dresden Semperoper
Duluth Festival Opera
Fresno Grand Opera
Greater Buffalo Opera
Hawaii Opera Theater
Houston Opera
Kentucky Opera
Long Beach Opera
Lyric Opera of Kansas City
Madison Opera
Michigan Opera Theater
Mobile Opera
Nashville Opera
New Israeli Opera
New York City Opera
Nickel City Opera
Onafhankelijk Toneel/ OperaOT (Rotterdam)
Opera Pacific
Opera Philadelphia (formerly OCP)
Pittsburgh Opera
San Francisco Opera
Shreveport Opera
Theater an der Wien (Vienna)
Theater Erfurt
Vancouver Opera
Vienna Volksoper
Wexford Opera
ENGAGED BY (CONCERT):
Akron Symphony
American Symphony Orchestra
Buffalo Philharmonic
Columbus Symphony
Haifa Symphony
Harrisburg Symphony
Spokane Symphony
Ravinia Festival Orchestra
Washington Concert Opera

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