Revered by critics for his “strong clear tenor voice”, Nathan Schafer “sings with clarity and warmth.” (KDHX). This season Mr. Schafer will sing Rodolfo in La bohème and Ferrando in Così fan tutte with Shreveport Opera. Mr. Schafer will also be a soloist for the 75th Anniversary Concert with the Shreveport Symphony. Last season, Mr. Schafer made his company debut as Alfredo in Verdi’s La traviata and made his professional debut at Winter Opera of St. Louis as Ruggero in Puccini’s La rondine. Broadway World News said “His voice is perfect for the role” Mr. Schafer has performed with prominent opera houses such as The Dallas Opera, Central City Opera, Tulsa Opera, and Fort Worth Opera. Mr. Schafer’s other performance history includes the roles of Pinkerton (Madama Butterfly), Luigi (Il tabarro), Don Ottavio (Don Giovanni), Alfred (Die Fledermaus), Pirelli (Sweeney Todd), Hooker (Emmeline), and Beppe (Pagliacci).