Jonathan Lemalu (New Zealand)

baritone

Biography

Jonathan Lemalu is in great demand on the global stage as an opera singer, concert performer, recitalist, and recording artist. His critically acclaimed performances of leading bass-baritone roles in Die Zauberflöte, Don Giovanni, Le nozze di Figaro, Idomeneo, Saul, Orlando, Rinaldo, La Resurezzione, Samson, Jeptha, and Belshazzar have taken him to major opera companies around the world including the Metropolitan Opera, the Royal Opera House, Bayerische Staatsoper, and Opera Australia, among many others. He appears as Porgy (Porgy and Bess) on a live recording on the Sony Music RCA label, and his Virgin Classics recording of Mr. Flint (Billy Budd) won a Grammy for “Best Opera Recording 2009-10.”

Opéra de Montréal

OdM debut.