Allen Michael Jones


Bass Allen Michael Jones is rapidly building an exciting up-and-coming career. In the 2021-2022 season, Mr. Jones will perform as the bass soloist in Handel’s Messiah with Dayton Philharmonic, will return to Minnesota Opera to sing Zuniga in Carmen, and reprises the role of Zaretsky in Eugene Onegin with Dallas Symphony under the baton of Fabio Luisi. In the summer of 2022, Mr. Jones will rejoin Santa Fe Opera, singing Officer in Il barbiere di Siviglia, as well as covering the roles of Zuniga in Carmen, and Pistola in Falstaff.  In the fall of 2022, he will make his Atlanta Opera debut as L’imperial commissario in Madama Butterfly and in 2023 he will rejoin Minnesota Opera for a role TBA.  As a Resident Studio Artist with Minnesota Opera for the 2020-21 season, he was scheduled to cover Osmin in Die Entführung aus dem Serail, Prince Gremin in Eugene Onegin, Don Magnifico in La Cenerentola, and the Father in Jeanine Tesori’s award-winning new opera, Blue. He was also slated to make his house debuts at Minnesota Opera singing as Zaretsky in Eugene Onegin, Police Buddy No. 3 in Blue, and Singer Ranger in The Shining (all canceled due to COVID19) but instead performed as Man in Don’t Tread On Me: A Century of Racism and Superintendent Budd in Albert Herring. During the summer of 2021, Mr. Jones joined the Santa Fe Opera singing Zaretsky in Eugene Onegin, as well as covering Snug in A Midsummer Night’s Dream and Van Helsing in the world premiere of The Lord of Cries. Most recently, he performed with Toledo Opera as Ferrando in Il trovatore and was scheduled to sing Ramfis in Aida and the Father in Blue (both canceled due to COVID19). Mr. Jones is a graduate of Morehouse College and Georgia State University.