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Lauded for his "big, heroic voice" (LA Weekly) and "powerful emotions," tenor Dane Suarez has developed an exciting and varied career.
Dane's 2021-2022 season opened with a concert for Il Cenacolo Club of San Francisco. Following that, he starred as the tortured Canio in Opera Memphis's new immersive production of Pagliacci, immediately following was his debut as Manrico in Il trovatore with Opera in the Heights. He debuted New Jersey Festival Orchestra in December and returned to Maryland Opera for a livestreamed concert in early 2022. He returned to his alma mater (Butler University) in March as Guest Tenor Soloist in Verdi's Messa da Requiem and reprised Justice Antonin Scalia in Derrick Wang's Scalia/Ginsburg with Penn Square Music Festival. Following that was a jump-in as Lenksy in Eugene Onegin at Opera in the Heights and a reprisal as Rodolfo in his company debut at Opera Birmingham. He reprised Scalia in Scalia/Ginsburg at Opera in the Heights and made his role and company debuts as Pollione in Norma with Festival Opera. Dane closed his season in a company debut as Rodolfo with Newport Classical. Click below to see Dane's full schedule.
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Dane opens his 2022-2023 season in his Off-Broadway debut as Greg in Kate Tarker's world premiere play Montag with original music by Dan Schlosberg at Soho Rep. Following that he jumped-in to Heartbeat Opera's 2022 Gala before performing in Maryland Opera's Holiday Concerts. In 2023, Dane returns to New Jersey Festival Orchestra for Gianni Schicchi, debuts Carolina Philharmonic for their Opera Gala, debuts in On Site Opera's Il tabarro, and returns to Festival Opera for Carmen.
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