(He/Him) "His magnificent, Italianate tenor continues to bloom, and his fiery verismo declamation brought roars of approval from the audience."
Praised for his "big, heroic voice" (LA Weekly) and "powerful emotions," tenor Dane Suarez has developed an exciting and varied career. In the winter of 2020, Mr. Suarez returned to West Bay Opera to perform the role of Macduff in their production of Macbeth. For the remainder of the 2020 season, he was scheduled to reprise the role of Rodolfo in La bohème with Fort Worth Opera (COVID19), perform the title role in Faust with Opera Neo (COVID19) and make his role debut as Manrico in Il trovatore with Opera in the Heights (COVID19). In the summer of 2020, Mr. Suarez was thrilled to perform the role of First Armored Man in Opera Neo’s innovative digital production of The Magic Flute. For 2020-2021, Mr. Suarez debuted with the Memphis Symphony Orchestra for their holiday concert, returned to Opera Memphis as Scalia in Derrick Wang's acclaimed Scalia/Ginsburg, returned to Maryland Opera for a livestreamed concert, and was scheduled to perform the role of Don José in Carmen with Festival Opera, now postponed to 2023. His 2021-2022 season includes a concert for Il Cenacolo Club of San Francisco, a return to Opera Memphis starring as the tortured Canio in Pagliacci, his debut as Manrico (Il trovatore) with Opera in the Heights, a debut with New Jersey Festival Orchestra for The Three Holiday Tenors concert, a return to his alma mater (Butler University) in 2022 as Tenor Soloist in Verdi's Messa da Requiem, a reprisal of Scalia (Scalia/Ginsburg) with Penn Square Music Festival, and two company debuts as Rodolfo in La bohème at Opera Birmingham and Newport Classical.