Jared Esguerra

TENOR

"CH'ELLA MI CREDA"
La Fanciulla del West by Puccini
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"MARIA"
West Side Story by Bernstein
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"E LA SOLITA STORIA DEL PASTORE"
L'Arlesiana
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Jared Esguerra

(He/Him/HIs) Filipino-American tenor, Jared V. Esguerra, is a dedicated performer of vocal works ranging from opera to concert repertoire and musical theater. The Chicago native has been praised for his “pleasing tenor” voice and continues to be in high demand.

Chautauqua Opera
Young Artist, 2021
Grant Park Music Festival
Project Inclusion Vocal Fellow, 2017
Chicago Opera Theater
Giovanni (cover), Greenhorn (cover), Beppe (Cover) Chorus, 2016-Present
Sarasota Opera
Apprentice Artist, 2014
Grant Park Music Festival
Supplementary Chorister, 2012-Present
Lyric Opera of Chicago
Core Supplementary Chorus, 2012-Present
DePaul University
B.M. in Voice Performance, 2008-2012
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"DEIN IST MEIN GANZES HERZ"
Das Land des Lächelns by Léhar
"HUMAN MADNESS"
Moby Dick by Heggie
"SALUT! DEMEURE CHASTE ET PURE"
Faust by Gounod

Schedule

West Side Story
Chino

Opera San José, April/May


Carmen
Remendado

Opera San José, February

La hija de Rapacci...
Giovanni (cover)

Chicago Opera Theater, 2021

Scalia/Ginsburg
Scalia (cover)

Chautauqua Opera, 2021

Pikoyava Dama
by Tchaikovsky

Lyric Opera of Chicago, 2020

Freedom Ride
by Dan Shore

Chicago Opera Theater, 2020

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Abdul

Chautauqua Opera, 2020

Biography

Filipino-American tenor, Jared V. Esguerra, is a dedicated performer of vocal works ranging from opera to concert repertoire and musical theater. The Chicago native has been praised for his “pleasing tenor” voice and continues to be in high demand.

During his 2021-2022 season, Jared will be covering the role of Giovanni in La hija de Rappaccini with Chicago Opera Theater, making his debut with Chautauqua Opera as Scalia (cover) in Scalia/Ginsburg, and making his debut with the Madison Symphony Orchestra as the tenor soloist in A Madison Symphony Christmas. He will also be debuting at Opera San José as a resident artist in their productions of Carmen and West Side Story.

Recent season highlights include A-Rab in West Side Story at the Edinburgh International Festival, Greenhorn (cover) in Moby Dick at Chicago Opera Theater, Fenton in Falstaff at the Crested Butte Music Festival, and Miles in The Turn of the Screw with Chicago Fringe Opera.

On the concert stage, Jared recently appeared as the tenor soloist with the Chautauqua Symphony in their Opera Pops concert, with Chicago Symphony Orchestra in Now Let's Sing, and with Chicago Sinfonietta in its MLK Tribute concert series.

Mr. Esguerra has been a member of many notable young artist programs, including Chautauqua Opera, Crested Butte Opera Studio, Bel Canto at Caramoor (now Teatro Nuovo), and Sarasota Opera. He is also a proud alumnus of DePaul University.