Written on Skin
(they/them) New York City-based countertenor Jordan Rutter enjoys a career embracing opera, concert repertoire, and contemporary work.
is represented by
Chicago Opera Theater, 2019
On Site Opera, 2019
Nashville Opera/The American Opera Project, 2017
Fort Worth Opera, 2020
American Lyric Theater, 2020
Dedicated to the creation and performance of new music, Mr. Rutter has developed the roles of Lola (Legendary, Rubinstein / Kim), Kyle (Three Way, Paterson / Coté), and the title role of Ashima (Jing Jing Luo) with The American Opera Project. Since 2018, Mr. Rutter has worked with students and alumni of NYU Tisch School of the Arts to develop and perform short operas presented as The Dinner Party Operas and The Stonewall Operas.
Additional highlights of Mr. Rutter’s operatic activity include Oberon in A Midsummer Night’s Dream with Opera on the Avalon, and the role of Le fils de Macduff in the American French-language premiere of Ernest Bloch’s Macbeth.
Mr. Rutter’s oratorio credits include Pergolesi’s Stabat Mater, Handel’s Messiah, Mozart’s Requiem, and Bernstein’s
— Opera News