John Carpenter

Vita

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 Bavarian State Opera, 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 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 and at the Nationaltheater and the Cuvilliés Theater in Munich.

At the season 2017/2018 John Carpenter is an ensemble member of the Theater Freiburg.

2017-09-01

Repertoire
Berg LULU Journalist
Bizet CARMEN Moralès
Britten ALBERT HERRING Sid
Giordano ANDRÉ CHENIER Haushofmeister
Gounod FAUST Valentin, Wagner
Meyerbeer LES HUGUENOTS Méru / 2. Mönch
Puccini LA BOHÈME Sergeant
MADAMA BUTTERFLY Imperial commissioner
TOSCA Schliesser
TURANDOT Ping
Rossini IL BARBIERE DI SIVIGLIA Offizier
LE COMTE ORY Raimbaud
Srnka SOUTH POLE Oscar Wisting
Strauss ARIADNE AUF NAXOS Perückenmacher
SALOME Cappadocier
Verdi DON CARLO Flandrischer Deputierter
LA TRAVIATA Bote
RIGOLETTO Usciere
UN BALLO IN MASCHERA Cristiano
Wagner LOHENGRIN Brabantischer Edler