The son of two opera singers, Tenor Raymon Geis has been surrounded by the world of singing from a young age and is an active performer throughout the United States and Canada. For the 2019 season, he will be covering the role of Jean in New Amsterdam Opera's production of Hérodiade in New York City. In 2018, he premiered the role of Haki in the new American opera Far Travelers by Jeffrey Leiser and Andrés Soto. In 2017 Raymon was selected as an emerging artist and covered the role of Max in Virginia Opera's production of Der Freischütz. He later performed the role of Father Grenville in Heggie's modern classic, Dead Man Walking.  In the 2015-2016 season, Raymon made his debut with Sarasota opera as Parpignol in their production of La bohème and covered the role of Florestan in their production of Beethoven’s Fidelio. He performed the role of Beadle Bamford in Opera on the Avalon’s 2016 production of Sweeney Todd in St. John’s, Newfoundland. An active concert soloist, Raymon has been involved in numerous performances including J.S. Bach’s Magnificat, St. John and St Matthew Passions, Handel’s Messiah, Mozart’s Coronation Mass, and A. Ramirez’s folk-mass Missa Criolla, as well as a frequent soloist with New York City’s One World Symphony.  Raymon has been a Young Artist at many prestigious programs including Virginia Opera, Sarasota Opera, Opera on the Avalon,  Caramoor, and CoOPERAtive.  Other recent appearances include roles such as Rodolfo and Rinuccio in Puccini’s La bohème and Gianni Schicchi, the title role in Mozart’s Idomeneo, Sam in Carlisle Floyd's Susannah, and Quint from Britten's Turn of the Screw.

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Turandot by Giacomo Puccini

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Turandot by Giacomo Puccini

 
 

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Hérodiade

May 10, 2019

Jean (Cover)

New Amsterdam Opera

Massenet's gripping retelling of the story of John the BaptistSalomeHerod Antipas and Herodias that features some of his most beautiful music.

 

Quelle Surprise!!

March 30, 2019

Jean 

New Amsterdam Opera

A surprise salon event featuring scenes performed by the cover cast of Herodiade  benefitting New Amsterdam Opera featuring guest speaker Ken Benson

 

Dead Man Walking

June 16, 2017

Father Grenville

Opera on the Avalon's 2017 Music Festival

Dead Man Walking is an opera in two acts which tells the journey of a Louisiana nun who becomes the spiritual advisor to a convicted murderer on Angola’s death row.

Virginia Opera Emerging Artist

February 17, 2017

Virginia Opera Herndon Foundation Emerging Artist Program

 

Covering the role of Max in Der Freischcutz by Carl Maria von Weber

The Four Loves: An Exploration through Song

September 14, 2016

Inspired by C.S. Lewis' The Four Loves, this is an evening of opera music exploring the different manifestations of Love.

Lindsey Anderson, Soprano

SeungHyeon Baek, Baritone

Raymon Geis, Tenor

Ying Jin, Mezzo-soprano

Derrick Goff, Piano

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