Tenor Jonas Budris is a versatile soloist and ensemble musician, engaging new works and early music with equal passion.
Mr. Budris enjoys performing, touring, and recording with such groups as the Handel and Haydn Society, Emmanuel Music, Boston Baroque, Spire, The Thirteen, Skylark Vocal Ensemble, and Cut Circle. He is featured in Blue Heron’s album “Music from the Peterhouse Partbooks, Vol. 5” which received the 2018 Gramophone Award for Early Music.
On the opera stage, he has performed principal and supporting roles with numerous musical organizations, including Opera Boston, OperaHub, Guerilla Opera, and Odyssey Opera, originating such roles as John in “Giver of Light” and the title role of Chrononhotonthologos. In upcoming performances, he will appear as Lucano in Monteverdi’s “Poppea” with Boston Baroque, and Acis in Handel’s “Acis and Galatea” with the Pegasus Ensemble.
Mr. Budris recently made his debut at the Carmel Bach Festival, where he was the 2018 Tenor Vocal Fellow for the Virginia Best Adams Vocal Masterclass.
Originally from Martha’s Vineyard, Mr. Budris holds a degree in Environmental Sciences & Engineering from Harvard College.