Lester Lynch (U.S.A.)



Recognized for his charismatic portrayals and commanding voice, Lester Lynch is receiving rave reviews as he tackles some of Verdi’s most important baritone roles from Rigoletto to Count di Luna. Highlights of recent seasons include the title role in Rigoletto with the Canadian Opera Company, Gerald (Andrea Chénier) with the Bregenzer Festspiele, Carbon (Cyrano de Bergerac) with San Francisco Opera, a Herald (Lohengrin) with Lyric Opera of Chicago, Porgy (Porgy and Bess) with Washington National Opera, and Scarpia (Tosca) with Glimmerglass Opera. Additional engagements include leading roles with the Opera Company of Philadelphia, Los Angeles Opera, the Cleveland Orchestra, the Nashville Symphony, and the Cincinnati Symphony.

Opéra de Montréal

OdM debut.