Hailed by The Washington Post as a “superb soloist” with a “sensitively turned lyric baritone”, Washington, D.C.-based James Rogers has been active in genres ranging from Viennese operetta to classical Lieder to challenging new works of the 21st century.

He has created several opera roles in his career, including Howard Bright in Kyle Gullings’s Oblivion (2010 Capital Fringe), Father/Narrator in Gregg Martin’s Life in Death(Kennedy Center Millennium Stage; 2009 Capital Fringe), Apollo in Andrew Simpson’s The Furies (2006, Catholic University – guest artist), and John Sloat in Damon Ferrante’s Super Double Lite (2004, SymphonySpace, New York).