2o19 - 2o2o

SEASON ENGAGEMENTS

The 2019-2020 season begins with a series of debuts for the tenor, including his Metropolitan Opera debut as Sportin' Life in Porgy and Bess. Other season highlights include engagements with LA Opera, Seattle Opera, and Washington National Opera.

 

HOFFMAN

tales of hoffman

OPERA LOUISIANE

APRIL 2020 (POSTPONED)

APRIL

3 & 5

(Postponed)

Manship Theater at Shaw Center for the Arts

Baton Rouge, LA

Mr. Ballentine appears in the title role of Offenbach's Tales of Hoffman with Opera Louisiane.

SPORTIN' LIFE

porgy & bess

WASHINGTON NATIONAL OPERA

MAY 2020 (POSTPONED)

MAY

9, 10, 11, 13, 15, 17, 18, 20, 22, 23

(Postponed)

The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts

Washington, D.C.

Mr. Ballentine reprises the role of Sportin' Life in Porgy and Bess with Washington National Opera. Francesca Zambello’s adaptation of Gershwin’s beloved “folk opera” returns after playing to critical acclaim across renowned opera stages. 

JUDAH

castor & patience

CINCINNATI OPERA

JULY 2020

JULY

16, 18, 21, 24, & 26

2020

Mayerson Theatre, School for Creative & Performing Arts

Cincinnati, OH

Mr. Ballentine appears as Judah in the world premiere of Gregory Spears' Castor & Patience with Cincinnati Opera.

DON JOSÉ

carmen

HOUSTON GRAND OPERA

NOV 2020

NOVEMBER

8 & 13

2020

Wortham Theater Center

Houston, TX

Mr. Ballentine reprises the role of Don José in Bizet's Carmen with Houston Grand Opera.

DR. RICHARDSON

breaking the waves

LA OPERA

FEB/MAR 2021

FEBRUARY

27

MARCH

6, 11, 14, 18, & 21

2021

Dorothy Chandler Pavilion

Los Angeles, CA

Mr. Ballentine appears as Dr. Richardson in Missy Mazzoli's Breaking the Waves with LA Opera.