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Eric Barry

Tenor Eric Barry was the winner of the first Bel Canto Prize at the Maryland Lyric Opera Competition. The Spanish-American singer is “making an impressive mark” on opera and concert stages “with a clear timbre, evenness of projection and exceptional sensitivity” (Opera News). A seasoned master of the standard repertoire, his engagements have included Nemorino (L’elisir d’amore) and Alfredo (La Traviata) for Shreveport Opera; Edgardo (Lucia di Lammermoor), Rodolfo (La Bohème) and The Duke of Mantua (Rigoletto) for Amarillo Opera; Lionel (Martha) and Jenik (The Bartered Bride) for Boston Midsummer Opera; Don Ottavio (Don Giovanni) for Opera Memphis; Rodolfo (La Bohème) for North Carolina Opera, Opera Memphis, Pittsburgh Opera and the Teatro Comunale di Sulmona; Arbace (Rossini’s Ciro in Babilonia) at the Caramoor Music Festival; Rossini’s Otello for Opera in the Heights; Eginhard (Schubert’s Fierrabras) for Bard Summerscape; Anthony Hope (Sweeney Todd) and Tom Rakewell (The Rake’s Progress) for Wolf Trap Opera.