Tenor Jonas Budris is a versatile soloist and small-ensemble singer, engaging new works and early music with equal passion.
He performs frequently as a soloist with Boston Baroque and the Handel and Haydn Society. Recent soloist performances include Stravinsky’s Les Noces with Chorus Pro Musica, Handel’s Israel in Egypt with the Metropolitan Choral of Brookline, and an all-Bach program with the Handel and Haydn Society. He also enjoys performing in more intimate musical settings; he recently made his debut with Blue Heron, and he is a longstanding member of the Skylark Vocal Ensemble.
Mr. Budris is a 2013-14 Lorraine Hunt Lieberson Felllow at Emmanuel Music, where he performs regularly in the Bach Cantata and evening concert series.
On the opera stage, he has performed principal and supporting roles with numerous musical organizations, including Opera Boston, OperaHub, Guerilla Opera, and Odyssey Opera. He has originated several roles for opera premieres, including John (Giver of Light, Guerilla Opera) and Brother William (Heloise and Abelard, Boston Modern Orchestra Project). Recent roles include Giovanni (La Hija de Rappaccini, OperaHub), Agenore (Il re pastore, Grand Harmonie), and Acis (Acis and Galatea, Blue Hill Bach Festival).
Originally from Martha’s Vineyard, Mr. Budris holds a degree in Environmental Sciences & Engineering from Harvard College.