Tenor PEDRO CARRERAS, JR., a native of Miami, Florida, has called Atlanta home for nearly two decades. His opera roles have included Nemorino in L’elisir d’amore, Governor Eugene Talmadge in the world premiere of A Scholar Under Siege, Edwin in Gilbert and Sullivan’s Trial By Jury, and Rinuccio in Gianni Schicchi, Frederic in Pirates of Penzance, and as Lensky in Eugene Onegin. In 2013, Mr. Carreras toured Georgia as Lt. Pinkerton in Peach State Opera’s production of Madama Butterfly and returned to the company in 2015 as Nemorino for their touring performances of The Elixir of Love. In 2014, Mr. Carreras was a Studio Touring Artist with The Atlanta Opera where he appeared in the roles of Rodolfo in En Mis Palabras and Prince Charming in Knightly News. Other professional credits include: the tenor soloist in Anton Bruckner’s Te Deum with the Georgia Southern Symphony, Rodolfo in La bohème (2013) and as the cover for Pedrillo in The Abduction From the Seraglio (2015) with Capitol City Opera, with whom he also frequently appears as a soloist at their Dinner and a Diva and On the Light Side events. Recently, Mr. Carreras performed in the Southeast premier of The Fannie Lou Hamer Story and was a Judges’ Choice award recipient at the Atlanta Opera’s 24 Hour Opera Project. In addition to Tosca, he will also appear as Dandini in Capitol City Opera’s outreach opera The Billy Goat’s Gruff later this year.