John Carpenter

Baritone

John Carpenter

John Carpenter studied singing at Pennsylvania State University, graduating in May 2014. His teachers included Mitchell Cirker, Eric Malson, Kathy Olsen, Graham Sanders and Henri Venanzi. He gained early experience in a production of DER ROSENKAVALIER at the Cincinnati Opera. For the 2014/15 to 2015/2016 seasons, John Carpenter was a member of the Opera Studio of the Bayerischen Staatsoper in Munich, where he played Oscar Wisting in the premiere of SOUTH POLE at the side of Thomas Hampson and Rolando Villazón under the direction of Kirill Petrenko; his roles also included Sid (ALBERT HERRING), Raimbaud (LE COMTE ORY), Journalist (LULU), Wig-Maker (ARIADNE AUF NAXOS), Court Usher (RIGOLETTO) and Imperial Commissioner (MADAMA BUTTERFLY). In the season 2016/2017 John Carpenter was an ensemble member of the Deutsche Oper in Berlin, where he sang roles as Ping (TURANDOT), Moralès (CARMEN), Wagner (FAUST) and Marullo (RIGOLETTO).

He was making guest appearances at the Théâtre des Champs-Élysées in Paris, at the Staatstheater Darmstadt, at the Staatstheater Nürnberg and at the Nationaltheater and the Cuvilliés Theater in Munich. In the 2020/2021 season, his engagement as Oscar Wisting in SOUTH POLE at the Bayerische Staatsoper had to be cancelled due to Corona.

At the season 2017/2018 John Carpenter is an ensemble member of the Theater Freiburg where he has portrayed roles like Schlemihl (HOFFMANNS ERZÄHLUNGEN), Truck (KÖNIG KAROTTE), Joe Pitt (ANGELS IN AMERICA), Schaunard (LA BOHÈME), Sharpless (MADAMA BUTTERFLY), Vater Coreline (eine Uraufführung von Mark-Anthony Turnage), Saretzky (EUGEN ONEGIN), Dr. Falke (DIE FLEDERMAUS), Giovanni (DON GIOVANNI), Pelléas (PELLÉAS ET MÉLISANDE), Husband (THE LAST HOTEL), Ottokar/Kilian (DER FREISCHÜTZ), Conte (LE NOZZE DI FIGARO), Bretigny (MANON) or Nick Shadow (THE RAKE´S PROGRESS).

2021-08-25

Berg LULU Journalist
Bizet CARMEN Moralès
Britten ALBERT HERRING Sid
Cavalli LA CALISTO Mercurio
Debussy
PELLÉAS ET MÉLISANDE Pelléas
Eötvös
ANGEL IN AMERICA Joe Pitt
Giordano ANDRÉ CHENIER Haushofmeister
Gounod FAUST Valentin, Wagner
Meyerbeer LES HUGUENOTS Méru / 2. Mönch
Mozart
DON GIOVANNI Giovanni
Offenbach
LES CONTES D´HOFFMANN Schlemihl
Puccini LA BOHÈME Sergeant, Schaunard
  MADAMA BUTTERFLY Imperial commissioner
  TOSCA Schliesser
  TURANDOT Ping
Rossini IL BARBIERE DI SIVIGLIA Offizier
  LE COMTE ORY Raimbaud
Schreier WUNDERLAND Bariton
Srnka SOUTH POLE Oscar Wisting
Strauss ARIADNE AUF NAXOS Perückenmacher
  SALOME Cappadocier
Strauß
DIE FLEDERMAUS Dr. Falke
Tschaikowsky
EUGEN ONEGIN Saretzky
Turnage
CORALINE Vater
Verdi DON CARLO Flandrischer Deputierter
  LA TRAVIATA Bote
  RIGOLETTO Usciere
  UN BALLO IN MASCHERA Cristiano
Wagner LOHENGRIN Brabantischer Edler

Korngold: DIE TOTE STADT, "Mein Sehnen, mein Wähnen"

Leoncavallo: PAGLIACCI, "E fra quest'ansie"