Tenor Pedro Carreras, Jr., a native of Miami, Florida, has called Atlanta home for nearly two decades. Throughout his career, Mr. Carreras has been noted for his emotionally sensitive portrayals and dark resonant voice. He graduated with a Bachelor’s Degree in Vocal Performance from Georgia Southern University in 2008 where he performed numerous roles including: Nemorino in L’elisir d’amore, Governor Eugene Talmadge in the world premiere of A Scholar Under Siege, Edwin in Gilbert and Sullivan’s Trial By Jury, and Rinuccio in Gianni Schicchi. In the Spring of 2012, Mr. Carreras received his Master’s degree in Vocal Performance from Florida State University, where he also taught voice as a graduate assistant. During his career at FSU, he appeared in their productions of Il Barbiere di Siviglia, as Frederic in Pirates of Penzance, as Gherardo in Gianni Schicchi, and as Lensky in Eugene Onegin. In 2013, Mr. Carreras toured Georgia as Lt. Pinkerton in Peach State Opera’s production of Madama Butterfly. Other roles with Peach State include Nemorino in The Elixir of Love (2015), as well as Mario Cavaradossi in Tosca (2017). In 2014, Mr. Carreras was a Studio Touring Artist with The Atlanta Opera where he appeared in the roles of Rodolfo in En Mis Palabras and Prince Charming in Knightly News. Other professional credits include: the tenor soloist in Anton Bruckner’s Te Deum with the Georgia Southern Symphony, as Rodolfo in La bohème (2013) and as the cover for Pedrillo in The Abduction From the Seraglio (2015) with Capitol City Opera, with whom he also frequently appears as a soloist at their Dinner and a Diva and On the Light Side events.
Pedro Carreras, Jr. - Tenor