Jean-François Borras is considered one of the best tenors of his generation. He currently performs in the biggest international theaters.
In recent years, Jean-François has interpreted Chavalier Des Grieux with great success at the Opéra de Paris, Montecarlo, Valencia and at Staatsoper in Wien, and also Raimbaut in “Robert le Diable” and Nabucco at Covent Garden, Alfredo in Montecarlo, Chavalier de la Force at Santa Cecilia, La Vestale and Macduff at Théâtre des Champs Elysées. He performs at Staatsoper in Wien in La Traviata, La bohème, Faust e Werther and also Lakmé in Toulon, Un Ballo in Maschera in Munich and in Metz, Thaïs in Sao Paulo, Béatrice et Bénédict at Matsumoto Festival, Edgardo in Avignon, Firenze and Palermo.
Jean-François has replaced Jonas Kaufman in Werther at Metropolitan Opera in New York in 2014. He has returned there for La Bohème, Rigoletto, Werther and Thaïs.
He recently sang La Damnation de Faust at Monte-Carlo, Carmen at Opéra de Paris and at Oper Frankfurt.
He sings under the baton of Alain Guingal, Evelino Pido, Daniel Oren, P. Fournillier, Daniele Calegari, Fabrizio Carminati, Michel Plasson, Alain Altinoglu e Stéphane Denève, Roberto Abbado, Daniele Gatti, Roberto Rizzi Brignoli, Riccardo Frizza, Emmanuel Villaume, Dan Ettinger.
Future engagements: Carmen at Teatro San Carlo di Napoli and Teatro Massimo di Palermo, Les Contes d’Hoffmann at Opera Australia.