Jon Lovegrove is thrilled to join the Zeeland Civic Chorus for this year’s rendition of Handel’s Messiah. In recent years, Mr. Lovegrove has performed with West Michigan Opera Project as Sam (Susannah) and the Baroque on Beaver music festival as the tenor soloist for Mozart’s Requiem. He has been with Opera Grand Rapids since 2007, performing such roles as the 2nd Priest/2nd Man in Armor (The Magic Flute), tenor soloist in Rossini’s Stabat Mater, Shem (Noah’s Flood), Remendado (Carmen), along with numerous productions as a member of the chorus. Other performances have been with GVSU Opera Theatre as Rinuccio (Gianni Schicchi), the Kent Philharmonic Orchestra as Rodolfo (La Bohème), 2nd Act Opera as Timothy (Help, Help, the Globolinks), and Shadblow Theatre as Mr. Bumble (Oliver! In Concert) and Ewart Dunlop (The Music Man). His upcoming performances are with West Michigan Opera Project as Pinkerton (Madama Butterfly) and the Holland Symphony Orchestra as the tenor soloist in Beethoven’s Symphony No. 9.