John Holiday is rocking the opera world! Fresh off an impressive New York City performance, />http://www.nytimes.com/2015/03/11/arts/music/julius-rudel-gala-benefits-city-opera-revival-hopes.html?_r=0/> international performances are scheduled in Krakow, Poland and Versailles, France. Upcoming performances stateside are scheduled at the Spoleto Festival USA in Charleston, South Carolina; the Glimmerglass Festival in Cooperstown, New York; the Kennedy Center in Washington, D.C.; and Houston, Texas.
It’s an unlikely story, John Holiday, small town Texas boy, recently won third prize at Plácido Domingo’s Operalia Competition. He’s now earning rave reviews from critics and audiences. “…an impressive young countertenor, John Holiday, brought a bright virile voice to an aria from Handel’s “Guilio Cesare,” conducted by Pacien Mazzagatti.”Anthony Tommasini, The New York Times