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Ryan Speedo Green is a native of Suffolk, Virginia. This season he sang the role of Jake in the Gershwins’ Porgy and Bess for his debut with Theatre an der Wien in Vienna, and he makes his house debut with Opera Columbus in the stage version of his best-selling biography Sing for Your Life, written by New York Times journalist Daniel Bergner, which tells the story of his personal and artistic journey from a trailer park to juvenile detention to the stage of the Metropolitan Opera. He is a graduate of the Met’s Lindemann Young Artist Development Program and a winner of the 2011 Metropolitan Opera National Council Auditions; he appears regularly at the Met and at the Vienna State Opera, where he was a member of the ensemble for several seasons. He has also starred as Osmin in Mozart’s The Abduction from the Seraglio at Houston Grand Opera and as Escamillo in Carmen at Opera San Antonio.

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