Javier Bernardo

Javier Bernardo


The lead with powerhouse singing - Chicago Now
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«"The lead with powerhouse singing"»
Chicago now (2016)
2016Donizetti: La fille du régimentTonio
2016Rossini: Il Barbiere di SivigliaIl Conte d'Almaviva
2016Strauss R.: Der RosenkavalierEin Sänger
2014Puccini: La BohèmeRodolfo
2013Puccini: Gianni SchicchiRinuccio
2013Donizetti: L'elisir d'amoreNemorino
2013Mozart: Die ZauberflöteTamino
2010Mozart: Die Entführung aus dem SerailPedrillo
2009Verdi: FalstaffFenton
2009Poulenc: Dialogues des CarmélitesChevalier De La Force
2006Mozart: Cosi fan tutteFerrando


Peruvian tenor, Javier Bernardo is a &ldquolead with powerhouse singing” (Chicago Now). He is currently singing with the Oldenburgisches Staatstheater in Germany. Javier has made debuts with several American opera companies as well, including the Lyric Opera of Chicago - Lohengrin and La Fanciulla del West, Candid Concert Opera - Tamino in Die Zauberflöte and Pedrillo in Die Entführung aus dem Serail, New York Lyric Opera - Oronte in Alcina, The Brooklyn Opera Company - Il Tinca in Il Tabarro, Main Street Opera - Rinuccio in Gianni Schicchi, and as part of Martina Arroyo’s Prelude to Performance Program he performed the role of Nemorino in L’elisir d’amore. In addition to his operatic career, Javier has given recitals in renowned venues such as Alice Tully Hall and the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City, Symphony Center in Chicago, The American Church in Paris, and Teatro Británico in his hometown Lima.  Throughout his career, Javier has had the opportunity to work closely with several prodigious musicians, including Martina Arroyo, Richard Leech, Marlena Malas, Dr. Robert C. White Jr., Eric Owens, Tito Capobianco, and Nico Castel. He has also received several awards from competitions such as the Metropolitan Opera Competition (Florida Region), The Bel Canto Foundation (Chicago), The Gerda Lissner Foundation, and the Schyler Foundation Competition (New York). He holds a Bachelor of Music degree from Palm Beach Atlantic University and a Master of Music degree from The Juilliard School.
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CV & Repertoire

Musical Work Role Jump-in ready? Company Year
Donizetti: La fille du régiment Tonio 2016
Rossini: Il Barbiere di Siviglia Il Conte d'Almaviva No 2016
Strauss R.: Der Rosenkavalier Ein Sänger 2016
Puccini: La Bohème Rodolfo 2014
Puccini: Gianni Schicchi Rinuccio 1 week Main Street Opera 2013


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