American countertenor Jacob Ingbar made his professional debut at age ten as a soloist with the Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra and has performed throughout North America and Europe ever since. This season, Jacob joins the Los Angeles Opera’s Young Artist Program where he will sing the role of Colin in L’amante anonyme. Jacob was slated to debut at the The Glimmerglass Festival as Il mago Cristiano in Händel’s Rinaldo and with the NDR Radiophilharmonie as Tolomeo in Händel’s Giulio Cesare in Hanover, Germany. Recent performances include his LA Opera debut as Mercurio in La Morte d’Orfeo, and as the alto soloist in Bach’s Magnificat with the Capella Regio Polona in Warsaw, Poland. Jacob has performed at The Aldebugh Festival, Minnesota Opera, the Aspen Music Festival, The Guthrie Theatre, Opera Theatre of St. Louis, and The Polish National Opera among other venues. He can be heard as the alto soloist in Bernstein’s Chichester Psalms on the album Psalms and Songs featuring the Exultate Choir and Orchestra. Jacob is an alumnus of The Juilliard School, The Britten-Pears Young Artist Program, Opera Theatre of St. Louis’ Gerdine Young Artist Program, The Glimmerglass Opera Young Artist Program and Houston Grand Opera’s Young Artists Vocal Academy. He pursued his graduate studies at Rice University under the tutelage of Dr. Stephen King and previously received scholarship support from the George London and Gerda Lissner Foundations.