John Relyea is a Canadian bass-baritone opera singer and winner of the 2003 Richard Tucker Award.
He was born in 1972 in Toronto, Canada, to Gary Relyea, one of Canada's well-known opera singers, and a native Estonian Anna Tamm-Relyea, also a professional singer.
John Relyea is a 1998 graduate of the Curtis Institute of Music in Philadelphia. He studied with his father and with renowned opera bass Jerome Hines. John Relyea has performed with major symphony companies across the country, such as the New York Philharmonic, Santa Fe Opera, Seattle Opera and the Metropolitan Opera in addition to the Swedish Radio Symphony Orchestra.