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 and Rigoletto in 2015 and La Bohème, Werther and Thaïs in 2016 and 2017.
His project for 2019-2020 include La Damnation de Faust at Monte-Carlo and in Paris, Carmen all’Opéra de Marseille.
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.