Western Kentucky University

Department of Music - Jeremy Kelly

Jeremy Kelly

Jeremy Kelly

Office:  WKU
Phone:  (270) 745- 3751
Email:  jeremy.kelly@wku.edu

Bio

Rising young baritone Jeremy Kelly sings Nelson in the world premiere of Carlos Vázquez’s La mina de oro in San Juan, Puerto Rico in the 2012-13 season as well as Orff’s Carmina burana with the Santa Fe Symphony. His recent operatic credits include his first performances of Enrico in Lucia di Lammermoor with Florida Grand Opera, previous performances of Figaro in Il barbiere di Siviglia with Opera Pacific, Guglielmo in Così fan tutte with Opera Grand Rapids, Marcello in La bohème with Opera Omaha, Belcore in L’elisir d’amore with Dayton Opera, and of the Musiklehrer in Ariadne auf Naxos with Toledo Opera.

Also among his previous engagements, he has performed with the Seattle Opera, the Cincinnati Opera and Kentucky Opera, being praised for his performance with the Seattle Opera for “giving more vocal life to Schaunard than I've heard or seen in a long time” (
Opera News).  On the concert stage, he has joined the Orquesta Sinfónica Nacional de Colombia in Bogotá and Greensboro Symphony Orchestra for Orff’s Carmina burana, the Cincinnati May Festival for Weill’s Seven Deadly Sins conducted by James Conlon, and New York City Ballet for as a guest soloist in performances of Bernstein’s Dybbuk. With Dayton Bach Society, he has sung numerous performances including Bach’s Cantata No. 106&l
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