Lyric Opera of Chicago

Evan Boyer

 Evan Boyer

Bass Evan Boyer is a third-year Ryan Opera Center member. In 2009, the Louisville, Kentucky native was a national semifinalist in the Metropolitan Opera National Council Auditions. He was awarded first place in the 2010 Union League Civic and Arts Foundation competition and has received awards from the Licia Albanese-Puccini Foundation, the Giulio Gari Foundation, and the American Opera Society Competition. Boyer's appearances encompass a variety of roles in La sonnambula, Antony and Cleopatra, The Rake's Progress, Don Giovanni, Wozzeck, Tchaikovsky's Iolanta, and Golijov's Ainadamar (all at Philadelphia's Curtis Institute of Music); Act Four of La bohème (San Francisco Opera's Merola program); Weill's Rise and Fall of the City of Mahagonny (Tanglewood Music Center); L'incoronazione di Poppea and La traviata (Chautauqua Institution); and Così fan tutte and Eugene Onegin (Northwestern University). Recent performances include his European debut as Sarastro/The Magic Flute at Garsington Opera, Oreste/Cavalli's Giasone (debut) and Créon/Charpentier's Medea, both at Chicago Opera Theater, and his Carnegie Hall debut in Salome with the Cleveland Orchestra. The bass has appeared at Lyric Opera in Macbeth (debut), The Girl of the Golden West, Lohengrin, Carmen student matinees, The Tales of Hoffmann, Boris Godunov, Ariadne auf Naxos, The Magic Flute, and Aida. This season at Lyric he will be seen in Simon Boccanegra, La bohème, Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg, and Rigoletto.

Evan Boyer is sponsored by Mr. and Mrs. William C. Vance.

 

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Ryan Opera Center 2012-2013 Ensemble

 

Sopranos Mezzo-sopranos

Emily Birsan 
Emily Birsan 

Tracy Cantin 
Tracy Cantin 

Kiri Deonarine 
Kiri Deonarine 

 

J'nai Bridges 
J'nai Bridges 

Cecelia Hall 
Cecelia Hall 

 

 

Tenors       Baritones    

Bernard Holcomb 
Bernard Holcomb

John Irvin 
John Irvin

 

 

Joseph Lim 
Joseph Lim

Will Liverman 
Will Liverman

 

 

Bass-baritone   Bass

David Govertsen 
David Govertsen 

 

Evan Boyer 
Evan Boyer