Evan Bravos

Evan Bravos, Greek-American baritone, has been praised by the Chicago Tribune for his “strong singing and acting” and marked as “a young talent to watch”. Mr. Bravos’ 2019-2020 season includes a role and company debut as Cascada with New Philharmonic Opera; the role of Manfred Lewin in the Chicago premiere of Jake Heggie’s Two Remain with Chicago Fringe Opera; and several performances of Patrice Michaels’ Notorious RBG in Song. On the concert stage, upcoming engagements include the Altoona Symphony (Brahms Requiem), Chippewa Valley Symphony (Beethoven Ninth), and a performance as Christus (Bach St. Matthew Passion), in Lake Forest.

Mr. Bravos most recently performed the role of Inman in the West Coast premiere of Jennifer Higdon’s Cold Mountain. Shortly thereafter, he made his professional debut at the Ravinia Festival singing the role of Maximilian in Candide. Concert performances include Mendelsohn Elijah (Milwaukee Symphony); Copland Old American Songs (Madison Sympony) and Orff Carmina Burana  (Chippewa Valley Symphony). In 2016, Mr. Bravos joined the Colorado Symphony Chorus as soloist on a concert tour of Faure Requiem in Paris, Strasbourg and Munich. As a recitalist, Mr. Bravos was a 2018 Vocal Fellow at the Ravinia Steans Music Institute. He has been featured with several art song initiatives including the Collaborative Arts Institute of Chicago, the Music Academy of the West in Santa Barbara and the Horto Music Festival in Pelion, Greece.

Other operatic credits include: Virginia Opera, Opera Theatre of Saint Louis, Sarasota Opera, Music Academy of the West, Opera Santa Barbara, Central City Opera, Aspen Music Festival, and Lyric Opera of Chicago’s Unlimited series.Awards include Pasadena Opera Guild, Central City Opera, and the Metropolitan National Council Auditions. He holds degrees from Lawrence University Conservatory and Northwestern University’s Bienen School of Music.

 

 

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