Puerto Rican Tenor Juan Hernández began his professional singing career with the Puerto Rico Symphony Orchestra in 2012 and has since been part of many local and international productions in the US and abroad. In the 2022 season, he joins Cape Town Opera in the role of Nemorino in their touring production of L’elisir D’amore for his South African debut. Role credits include: Jerome in Great moments in Human History (TOND), Danieli in I Vespri Siciliani (NAO), Ferrando in Cosi fan tutte (TOND), Conte Almaviva in Il Barbiere di Siviglia (Teatro Nuovo Cover), Peppe in Pagliacci (PBO Cover), Tebaldo in Capuletti e I Montecchi (PBO Cover), The Emperor in Turandot (PBO cover), Corentin in Dinorah (Amore Opera), Conte Almaviva in Il Barbiere di Siviglia (Accademia Lirica Uberto Giordano) and Gastone in La Traviata (Accademia Lirica Umberto Giordano). Recent awards include Revelación Masculina FOSLP Concurso de Canto Linus Lerner (2020), Metropolitan Opera National Council Auditions District Encouragement Award (2019), NATS NYC District Competition First Place (2019). He began his Music Studies at the Escuela Libre de Música Ernesto Ramos Antonini, Alma Mater of some of the most recognized Puerto Rican artists. After graduating with Honors, he continued his training in Vocal Performance at the Puerto Rico Conservatory of Music. Juan is currently a voice student of Raymon Geis.