John Vacation on ‘The Voice’: An opera singer turns pandemic job loss into TV gold

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John Vacation spent the primary two months of this yr in Los Angeles. He wasn’t anticipating to spend the final one right here too, however as we’ve realized, 2020 has leftfew plans unchanged.

Holiday, a 35-year-old countertenor from Texas, started this yr on the Los Angeles Opera stage lending his hovering voice tothe role of Orpheus’ Double within theworld premiere of composer Matthew Aucoin’s “Eurydice.” He was scheduled to spend the remainder of the yr performing throughout the U.S. and Europe. This December, he thought, he’d be singing “a Messiah or three or five” and prepping for a spring debut on the Metropolitan Opera in New York — an engagement finally canceled like so many others by the COVID-19 pandemic.

Which is why Vacation is as a substitute again in L.A. competing within the dwell rounds of NBC’s “The Voice” and singing to an viewers of 4…

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