Ryan Opera Center Ensemble
Previously at Lyric: Dancaïre/Carmen and Count of Lerma/Don Carlos (both 2022/23).
A second-year member of the Ryan Opera Center Ensemble and a native of Barranquilla, Colombia, the baritone holds a Master of Music degree from the Manhattan School of Music and a Master of Musical Arts degree from Yale University. Highlights of his repertoire include Belcore/The Elixir of Love, Guglielmo/Così fan tutte, Figaro/Saverio Mercadante's I due Figaro, Maguire/Tobias Picker's Emmeline, Zurga/The Pearl Fishers, Vittorio and The Boarder/Nino Rota's I due timidi, Demetrius/A Midsummer Night's Dream, and the Captain and Prince Ragotsky/Candide. In the Metropolitan Opera Laffont Competition, Quant was awarded Second Place in both the Western Region (2022) and the Southeastern Region (2020). He has also won the Luminarts Cultural Foundation Men's Voice Fellowship (2023), the Online Audience Award in Houston Grand Opera's Concert of Arias (2020), and First Prize in the Premio de Canto Ciudad de Bogotá (2018). Quant has participated in prestigious programs such as the Merola Opera Program and SongStudio, the latter led by Renée Fleming at Carnegie Hall, and has appeared in concert with the Civic Orchestra of Chicago.
Laureano Quant is sponsored by Lead Sponsor Peter Scheuermann.