October 2009
Metropolitan Opera National Council AuditionsWinner!

“His performance was ‘the best I’ve ever heard Jonathan sing, he took risks and gave 100%'”

– David McDade, quoted in the Seattle Opera Blog
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September 2009
La Bohème, Vashon Opera
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June 2009
Simon Boccanegra, Puget Sound Concert Opera

“His voice was commanding as was his characterization.”

– Seattle blogger “Geoduck”
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March/April, 2009
A Midsummer Night’s Dream, Seattle Opera Young Artist Program
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November, 2008
Le Nozze di Figaro, Kitsap Opera

“Jonathan Silvia was all quick-witted resourcefulness as Figaro.”

“the stillness and grace of Silvia’s Figaro”

– Bernard Jacobson
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“… far beyond simply wielding an impressive bass”

“energy and charm, … considerable presence, acted … with a playfulness and comedic sensitivity that was quite watchable, whether you know the opera or not.”

– Michael C. Moore
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October, 2008
La Traviata, Skagit Opera
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