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John Relyea

John Relyea continues to distinguish himself as one of today's finest bass-baritones. Mr. Relyea has appeared in many of the world's most celebrated opera houses including the Metropolitan Opera, San Francisco Opera (where he is an alumnus of the Merola Opera Program and a former Adler Fellow), Seattle Opera, Royal Opera House Covent Garden, Paris Opera, Munich State Opera, and the Vienna State Opera. His roles include Figaro in Le Nozze di Figaro, the Four Villains in Les Contes de Hoffman, Raimondo in Lucia di Lammermoor, Giorgio in I Puritani, Escamillo in Carmen, Don Basilio in Il barbiere di Siviglia, Nick Shadow in The Rake's Progress, Colline in La Bohème, Marke in Tristan und Isolde, Caspar in Der Freischutz, the title role in Bluebeard's Castle, Banquo in Macbeth, Collatinus in The Rape of Lucretia and Garibaldo in Rodelinda. Mr.