Schmopera features baritone John Chest

John is featured in Schmopera’s TALKING WITH SINGERS. He talks about returning to the role of BILLY BUDD with Deutsche Oper Berlin (May 24, 26, June 2 => details), singing in competitions vs auditions (as he prepares to sing in the BBC Cardiff Singer of the World in June) and advice for his younger self. Read it here.
John is getting set to take the stage as the COUNT in Opera Philadelphia’s MARRIAGE OF FIGARO which opens April 28 (details).