Jonas Jud – Bass
2022 GGF FINALS CONCERT
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Bass, Jonas Jud of Switzerland, joins the International Opera Studio of Opernhaus Zürich in the fall of 2022, appearing as 2nd Soldier in Salome, 2nd Armored Man in Die Zauberflöte, and as Oberlin in a studio performance of Jakob Lenz. In the summer of 2022, Mr. Jud sings Sarastro in The Magic Flute with Opernspiele Munot.
In competition, Mr. Jud is a semifinalist in the Metropolitan Opera Eric and Dominique Laffont Competition and a finalist in the 2022 Eleanor McCollum competition at Houston Grand Opera. In 2021, he won first prize at the NSA Student Auditions, Grand Prize at the MIOpera competition, and received the encouragement award at the Premiere Opera Foundation competition.
Mr. Jud performed Caronte in L’Orfeo at the Ouverture Opéra in Sion, Switzerland and Colline in La bohème with Opernspiele Munot in Schaffhausen. He made his international debut as Truffaldino in Ariadne auf Naxos and as Skomorokh/3rd Sailor in The Tale of Tsar Saltan at the Isny Opernfestival in Germany. He sang Sarastro in The Magic Flute at the Teatro Civico di Schio and at the Teatro di Castelfranco Veneto, Italy.
In the 2020-21 season, Mr. Jud performed Sprecher in The Magic Flute at the Yale Opera and as an apprentice artist at the Santa Fe Opera, covered Bartolo in The Marriage of Figaro and Theseus in A Midsummer Night’s Dream.
In addition to opera, Mr. Jud shares a deep passion for sacred and concert works including, Bach’s Magnificat, Haydn’s Nelsson Mass, and Mozart’s Missa brevis in D. In 2019 he had the opportunity to perform with the Moscow Soloists under the baton of Yuri Bashmet in Conegliano, Italy.
Mr. Jud’s first stage experience was in 2015, at only 18 years old, when he won the first prize at the Schweizerischer Jugendmusikwettbewerb in Switzerland. Shortly thereafter, he received the Grand-Prix at the Young Vocalists Competition in Syktyvkar, Russia. He completed his bachelor’s degree at the Conservatorio di Musica Agostino Steffani in Castelfranco Veneto, Italy, and is currently pursuing his master’s degree at the Yale School of Music.
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