John Riesen

JOHN RIESEN

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"HEAVEN SENT...

JOHN RIESEN IS UNBELIEVEABLE"

Hailed as “every inch the hero in stature and voice” (Classical Voice North America), award-winning American tenor John Riesen is consistently impressing audiences with his "impassioned...and vibrant" voice (Opera Today). Riesen’s growing career boasts a variety of roles in which he excels and includes significant work in opera, musical theatre, studio recording and concert. He has released two studio recording albums: What You'd Call a Dream (2019) and Christmas at Home (2020), and several singles including, “Autumn Leaves (2021)” “What a Wonderful World (2021)” and “Maria (from "West Side Story") (2021)” that have reached over 1 million streams on Spotify and Apple Music. He has also collaborated with Emmy-nominated PBS TV pianist Marina Arsenijevic in both video performance (during COVID-19) and in studio recordings. John is an avid athlete, and is playing AA minor league baseball this summer and is sponsored by Nokona Leather.

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John Riesen

Pirates of Penzance

NEXT LIVE PERFORMANCE

AS FREDERIC

Oct 22, 23 & 24
ANCHORAGE OPERA

RECORDED RELEASES

Maria from West Side Story

feat. Neill Campbell

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LIVE PERFORMANCE DATES

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10/22

PIRATES OF PENZANCE

ANCHORAGE OPERA

10/24

PIRATES OF PENZANCE

ANCHORAGE OPERA

12/21

MESSIAH

CARNEGIE HALL - Musica Sacra

01/21

FAVORITE SON

NASHVILLE OPERA