Ron Gerard

extended resume

 

Principal Bass with Opera San Jose for several years performing 34 roles in 32 different operas.

Often a featured guest artist with West Bay Opera, San Francisco Concert Opera, Oakland Opera,

the Los Angeles Philharmonic, San Francisco Symphony, San Jose Symphony, Stuttgart Stadtkappel Orchestra and the Masterworks Chorale.

Ron was fortunate to have debuted over half a dozen world and regional premieres, most notably including the world premiere of

John Adam's Nixon in China in concert; the Western United States premiere of Rossini's Mass; and as figaro in the world premiere of

Amadeus, the live concert version of the movie by the same name.

 

In 1987, Ron was selected to the International Who's Who in Music and Musicians