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Offenbach, Jamie Bass-baritone
Jamie Offenbach’s defining character portrayals and vocal strength in both buffo and dramatic repertoire earn the bass-baritone rave reviews with journalists, opera companies and audiences alike. He has performed signature roles at companies that include Los Angeles Opera, Santa Fe Opera, Brooklyn Academy of Music, Baltimore Opera, Nashville Opera, Hawaii Opera, Michigan Opera, San Diego Opera, Opera Pacific, Arizona Opera, Opera Carolina, Florentine Opera of Milwaukee, Dallas Opera, Colorado Opera Festival, Opera Colorado, Pittsburgh Opera, Kentucky Opera, Santa Barbara Grand Opera, and Savonlinna Finland Music Festival.

His 2009/2010 season engagements include Angelotti in Tosca at Florentine Opera of Milwaukee following his performing the same role with San Diego Opera in the spring of 2009.

His other recent roles include The Grand Inquisitor in Don Carlo and Basilio in Il Barbiere di Siviglia at Hawaii Opera Theater, Capellio in I Capuletti ed I Montecchi at Florentine Opera of Milwaukee, Sciarrone/Angelotti in Tosca at the San Diego Opera, Zuniga in Carmen at Opera Santa Barbara Opera, King in Aida at the Baltimore Opera, and Dr. Engle in The Student Prince at the Nashville Opera. Next, he performs Angelotti in Tosca at Florentine Opera of Milwaukee.

Mr. Offenbach has appeared as a featured soloist in concert with the Honolulu Symphony, Santa Fe Chamber Music Festival, Colorado Springs Orchestra, National Repertory Orchestra, New York Festival of Song, and the Joseph Papp NY Public Theater.

A native of Honolulu, Mr. Offenbach studied at the University of Hawaii, New York University, and the Juilliard School of Music. In addition to his background in Opera, Mr. Offenbach has performed extensively in musical theater as a dancer and singer in regional, summer stock, Off-Broadway, and National tours. He may be heard on Angel Records' recording of Gershwin's Blue Monday.

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Buffs Performance(s): 5/30/99, 3/29/98
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