Francis Rogers

Francis  Rogers

Francis Rogers

American lyric tenor Francis Rogers has performed on some of the biggest stages for international audiences with groups such as the Boston Symphony and Boston Pops orchestras, Boston Lyric Opera, and Odyssey Opera. Recent credits include Rodolfo in La bohéme, Don Ottavio in Don Giovanni, Don José in La Tragédie de Carmen, Ramiro in La Cenerentola, and Ruggero in La Rondine. He made his Symphony Hall solo debut performing a collection of songs by Pavel Haas and Gideon Klein, and his oratorio and concert repertoire also includes Beethoven’s Ninth Symphony, Mozart’s Requiem, and Puccini’s Messa di Gloria. In addition, he is a regular national anthem soloist for the Celtics, Patriots, and Red Sox, performing live for audiences of over 70,000 and international television audiences of over 14 million. Mr. Rogers’ 2019-20 season included appearances with Boston Lyric Opera, the Boston Pops, Opera Theater of Cape Cod, Opera North, and the Boston Opera Collaborative, in addition to several solo and collaborative recitals and concerts. During the 2020 coronavirus pandemic, Francis launched a weekly concert series that has garnered international attention, titled “Tenor Tuesday.” It is hosted via sparrowlive.com. His unique career path and breadth of experience give him an uncommon perspective, immediately evident in his performance and musicality. Francis Rogers currently studies under friend and mentor, tenor Michael Paul.