Boston born Jonathan Hill, is a fast-rising tenor who is known for his beautiful voice and clean phrasing. This season Mr. Hill makes his debut with the Virginia Symphony as the tenor soloist in Handel's Messiah and has recently appeared in Handel’s Messiah as the tenor soloist three years running with the Boise Philharmonic. Mr. Hill was the tenor soloist in J.S. Bach’s B minor Mass with the Hartford Symphony to great success. Mr. Hill, originally from Boston, Massachusetts started his concert career as tenor soloist in Mozart’s Requiem with St Paul’s church in Brookline, MA. Jonathan Hill is now transitioning to leading operatic tenor roles but has been featured with Opera Idaho as Njegus in The Merry Widow, as well as Larry/Matt in Face on the Barroom Floor, Dallas in Service Provider, Monostatos in Die Zauberflöte, Spoletta in Tosca, The Paige in Amahl and the Night Visitors, and Guiseppe in La Traviata, while also covering Tamino and Alfredo. Jonathan has also sung the roles of Spoletta in Tosca at Mississippi Opera, Goro in Madama Butterfly at Natchez Festival of Music, Pedrillo in Entführung aus dem Serail at New York Opera Forum, Don Miguel in La Perichole with Tacoma Opera, Don Basilio and Don Curzio in Le Nozze di Figaro, as well as Don Ottavio in Don Giovanni with Bronx Opera. Jonathan has participated as a young artist with Opera Nuovo and Opera on the James where he sang the tenor role in A Hand of Bridge, and as an Artist-in-Residence with Opera Idaho. Mr. Hill continues to study voice in New York City with Ron Raines, and coach with Rachelle Jonck with a focus on period performance practice.