About the Artist

Tenor Jonas Budris is a versatile soloist and ensemble musician, engaging new works and early music with equal passion.

He performs and tours frequently with Cut Circle, and can be heard in their new recording, Johannes Ockeghem: The Songs. He also appears with Cut Circle in the short documentary, Sounds of Renaissance Florence. He has also enjoyed performing, touring, and recording with such groups as the Handel and Haydn SocietyBlue HeronBoston BaroqueThe Thirteen, and the Skylark Vocal Ensemble.

Mr. Budris is a featured soloist in multiple GRAMMY-nominated recordings, including It's a Long Way with Skylark Vocal Ensemble and Il ritorno d'Ulisse in patria with Boston Baroque. He can also be heard in Blue Heron's recording Music from the Peterhouse Partbooks, which received the 2018 Gramophone Award for Early Music.  

On the opera stage, he has performed principal and supporting roles with Opera Boston, OperaHubGuerilla Opera, and Odyssey Opera, originating such roles as John in Giver of Light and the title role of Chrononhotonthologos.

Mr. Budris recently made his debut at the Carmel Bach Festival, where he was the 2018 Tenor Vocal Fellow for the Virginia Best Adams Vocal Masterclass. He is a Lorraine Hunt Lieberson Fellow with Emmanuel Music, where he has performed regularly in their Bach Cantata and evening concert series.

Originally from Martha’s Vineyard, Mr. Budris holds a degree in Environmental Sciences & Engineering from Harvard College.