Peruvian tenor, Javier Bernardo is a "lead with powerhouse singing” (Chicago Now). He is   currently singing with the Oldenburgisches Staatstheater in Germany. Javier has made       debuts with several American opera companies as well, including the Lyric Opera of       
   Chicago - Lohengrin and La Fanciulla del West, Candid Concert Opera - Tamino in Die    
   Zauberflöte and Pedrillo in Die Entführung aus dem Serail, New York Lyric Opera -   
   Oronte in Alcina, The Brooklyn Opera Company - Il Tinca in Il Tabarro, Main Street
   Opera - Rinuccio in Gianni Schicchi, and as part of Martina Arroyo’s Prelude to  
   Performance Program he performed the role of Nemorino in L’elisir d’amore.

     In addition to his operatic career, Javier has given recitals in renowned venues such as  
     Alice Tully Hall and the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City, Symphony
     Center in Chicago, The American Church in Paris, and Teatro Británico in his  
     hometown Lima. 

    Throughout his career, ​Javier has had the opportunity to work closely with several
   prestigious musicians, including Martina Arroyo, Richard Leech, Marlena Malas, Dr.
  Robert C. White Jr., Eric Owens, Tito Capobianco, and Nico Castel. He has also received
  several awards from competitions such as the Metropolitan Opera Competition (Florida
 Region), The Bel Canto Foundation (Chicago), The Gerda Lissner Foundation, and the Schyler Foundation Competition (New York). ​He holds a Bachelor of Music degree from Palm Beach Atlantic University and a Master of Music degree from The Juilliard School.