ENGAGEMENTS

2017 - 2018 Season

September 16: Bertrand, The Maid of Orleans, Odyssey Opera
January 19: World Premiere, The Poets (Hall) with Ryan MacEvoy McCullough, piano, Berkman Recital Hall, The Hartt School, West Hartford, CT


2016 - 2017 Season

September 10, 15, 17: World Premiere, Abbot & Master Chen, Naga (Wheeler), Beth Morrison Projects
October 20, 22: World Premiere, Mr. Wood, Jane Eyre (Karchin), Center for Contemporary Opera
October 22 - 24: Sprecher, Die Zauberflöte, New York Conducting Institute
November 9: Arias and duets from Zaide, Die Entführung aus dem Serail, Il turco in Italia and Maometto II, Great New Books in the Humanities: The Singing Turk, New York University
April 18, 20, 22, 23, 30 & May 3, 5, 6: World Premiere, Bass, Infinite Now (Czernowin), Opera Vlaanderen
May 26, 28, 31 & June 7: Bass, Infinite Now (Czernowin), Nationaltheater Mannheim
June 14: Bass, Infinite Now (Czernowin), IRCAM, Philharmonie de Paris
June 18: Bass, Infinite Now (Czernowin), Nationaltheater Mannheim


2015 - 2016 Season

September 18: Don Alonzo & L’Envoyé Maure, Le Cid, Odyssey Opera
October 30 & November 1: Master Chen, Naga (Wheeler), New England Conservatory
November 8: Frederick William, The Sorrows of Frederick (Wheeler), Center for Contemporary Opera
February 4: Never Again the Same (Wuorinen) with Christopher J. Hall, tuba, The New School
February 5, 7, 9: Osmin, Die Entführung aus dem Serail, St. Petersburg Opera
April 9: Manteau, The Tenor’s Suite (Summer), The Shakespeare Concerts


Summer 2015

June 21: Opera Scenes Gala, The Naked Voice Institute
August 24: Bass Soloist, Mozart Requiem, West Village Chorale


2014 - 2015 Season

October 20, 24, 29 & November 1, 5, 8, 11, 15: First Officer (Cover), The Death of Klinghoffer, The Metropolitan Opera
December 2: World Premiere, Irrefutable Tautologies (Netzer), Harvard University
April 17: World Premiere, Caliban, The Tempest (Summer), The Shakespeare Concerts
May 2: Rocco, Fidelio (Act II finale), The Cecilia Chorus of New York


Summer 2014

July 28: World Premieres, The Tell-Tale Heart (Frank) and Opus 2 (Hawkins), The Walden School
August 18: Bass Soloist, Mozart Requiem, West Village Chorale


2013 - 2014 Season

October 21, 25, 30 & November 2, 6, 9, 14: Peter (Cover), Two Boys (Muhly), The Metropolitan Opera
May 9: Bass Soloist, Mozart Requiem, Riverside Choral Society


Summer 2013

July 11, 13, 15: Grand Inquisitor & Tsar Ivan, Candide, Aspen Music Festival
July 13: Haly, L’italiana in Algeri (Act I finale), Aspen Music Festival
July 27: Hobson, Peter Grimes, Aspen Music Festival
July 29: Opera Night, Salida Aspen Concerts
August 15, 17: Seneca, L’incoronazione di Poppea, Aspen Music Festival


2012 - 2013 Season

October 27: Ramfis, Aida, Annapolis Opera
March 17: King Conchubar, Deirdre (Act II, Scene 3), Encompass New Opera Theatre
April 14, 16, 18, 20: Mosè, Mosè in Egitto, New York City Opera
May 10: Potsdam Giant, The Sorrows of Frederick (Wheeler), Met/LCT New Works Program


Summer 2012

June 16: Bass Soloist, Pulcinella, Greenwich Music Festival
July 7: Carl-Magnus, A Little Night Music (Act I finale), Aspen Music Festival
July 12, 14, 16: Sarastro (Cover), Die Zauberflöte, Aspen Music Festival
July 26, 28, 30: Judge Turpin, Sweeney Todd, Aspen Music Festival
August 11: Father Trulove, The Rake’s Progress (Act I, Scene 1), Aspen Music Festival
August 16, 18: Meyer Wolfsheim, The Great Gatsby, Aspen Music Festival


2011 - 2012 Season

October 23: New Music Potluck with Osnat Netzer, piano, Rhymes with Opera
November 11 - 13: Il Commendatore, Don Giovanni, MetroWest Opera
January 15: Don Basilio, Il barbiere di Siviglia, Vero Beach Opera
January 20, 22: Don Basilio, Il barbiere di Siviglia, First Coast Opera
January 29: Don Basilio, Il barbiere di Siviglia, Florida Opera Theatre
March 18: Bass Soloist, Mozart Requiem and Clausen Requiem, DCINY
May 12, 15, 17, 20: Eine verdammte Geist, Orpheus (Telemann), New York City Opera
May 18: World Premiere, ten songs of yesno (Netzer) with Aaron Likness, piano, Dr. Faustus

Summer 2011

June 28 - 29: Bass II, Renard, Tanglewood
July 10: An Evening of Opera and Song directed by Mark Morris, Tanglewood
July 23: Recital of French Songs with Alexander Bernstein, piano, Tanglewood
August 3: Never Again the Same (Wuorinen) with Jose Francisco Martínez Antón, tuba, Tanglewood
August 14: Songs by Blitzstein and Niles with Carlin Ma, piano, Tanglewood
August 18 - 20: Bass II, Renard, Mostly Mozart
August 25: Prince Gremin, Eugene Onegin, Opera Slavica

2010 - 2011 Season

September 18: Ogro, El gato con botas, Gotham Chamber Opera
October 1 - 10: Ogro, El gato con botas, Gotham Chamber Opera
January 9: Peter & Brian’s Father, Two Boys (Muhly), Met/LCT New Works Program
March 14: World Premiere, Songs of Terror and Love (Corcoran), North/South Consonance
April 9: Bernard the Bull, Where the Wild Things Are, New York City Opera

Summer 2010

July 10: Tanglewood Recital of Duparc Songs with Leslie Davis, mezzo-soprano and Ryan MacEvoy McCullough, piano
August 1, 2, 4: Truffaldin, Ariadne auf Naxos, Tanglewood
August 15: Bernard the Bull, Where the Wild Things Are, Tanglewood

2009 - 2010 Season

October 11: Brian’s Father, Two Boys (Muhly), Met/LCT New Works Program
November 12, 14 & December 9: Professor Bruno, The Theory of Everything (Earnest), Encompass New Opera Theatre
January 29, 31 & February 5, 7: Olin Blitch, Susannah, Opera at Rutgers
March 3: Concert of Handel arias, operamission
May 16: Caliban, The Enchanted Island (Sams), Met/LCT New Works Program

Summer 2009

July 30: Arkel, Pelléas et Mélisande, IVAI Israel

2008 - 2009 Season

October 10, 11: Il Commendatore, Don Giovanni, Nashville Opera
December 20: Bass Soloist, Messiah, Los Angeles Symphony
January 15, 16: Third Guard, Antony and Cleopatra, New York City Opera
May 2: Guido, Car Crash Opera, New York City Opera VOX

Summer 2008

July 27, 30: Sarastro, Die Zauberflöte, IVAI Israel

2007 - 2008 Season

October 19, 21, 27: Sciarrone, Tosca, Opera Cleveland
January 23, 25, 27: T. J. Rigg, Elmer Gantry, Peak Performances
March 27, 31 & April 4, 8, 12: Fifth Gambler (Cover), The Gambler, The Metropolitan Opera
May 10: Mr. F, The Officers, New York City Opera VOX

Summer 2007

July 14, 18, 27 & August 2, 8, 17: Vierter Schäfer, Daphne, The Santa Fe Opera
July 28 & August 1, 10, 16, 22: Jupiter (Cover), Platée, The Santa Fe Opera
August 12: Il Commendatore, Don Giovanni (Act I), The Santa Fe Opera Apprentice Showcase Scenes
August 19: Allazim, Zaide (Act I Trio), The Santa Fe Opera Apprentice Showcase Scenes

2006 - 2007 Season

October 6: Sing for Hope: A Juilliard Vocal Arts Alumni Gala
November 18, 19, 21: Il Commendatore, Don Giovanni, Maryland Opera Studio
March 23, 24: Il Commendatore, Don Giovanni, Southern France Festival
April 20, 22, 28: Fünfter Jude, Salome, Opera Cleveland
May 12: T. J. Rigg, Elmer Gantry (Octet), New York City Opera VOX
May 12: Bass Soloist, the endings (Johnson), New York City Opera VOX

Summer 2006

July 22, 26 & August 4, 10, 16: Zweiter Soldat, Salome, The Santa Fe Opera
July 29 & August 2, 11, 17: Stefano (Cover), The Tempest (Adès), The Santa Fe Opera
August 13: John Claggart, Billy Budd (Act II, Scene 2), The Santa Fe Opera Apprentice Showcase Scenes

2005 - 2006 Season

September 7, 10, 14, 16, 18, 20, 24: Zweiter Diener, Capriccio, New York City Opera
September 21: Bass Soloist (Cover), Mozart Requiem, The New York Symphonic Ensemble
November 16, 18, 20: Peter Quince, A Midsummer Night’s Dream, Juilliard Opera Center
March 24: Giove, La Calisto, Juilliard Opera Theater
April 16, 18, 20, 22: Polyphemus (Cover), Acis and Galatea, New York City Opera
April 26, 28, 30: Goldsmith, Miss Lonelyhearts (Liebermann), Juilliard Opera Center
May 5: Graduation Recital, The Juilliard School
May 12: Osmin, Die Entführung aus dem Serail, Juilliard Opera Theater
May 17: Il Commendatore, Don Giovanni (Act II), Juilliard Opera Theater

Summer 2005

July 9: John Claggart, Billy Budd (Act I, Scene 3), Aspen Music Festival
July 12, 14, 16: Badger & Priest, The Cunning Little Vixen, Aspen Music Festival
July 22: Kammersänger, Intermezzo, Aspen Music Festival

2004 - 2005 Season

November 23: John Claggart, Billy Budd (Act I, Scene 3), Juilliard Opera Theater
November 23: Haly, L’italiana in Algeri (Act I finale), Juilliard Opera Theater
February 16, 18: Simone, Gianni Schicchi, Juilliard Opera Theater
April 27, 29 & May 1: “Red Indian”, The Bartered Bride, Juilliard Opera Center

Summer 2004

July 15, 18, 21: Osmin, Die Entführung aus dem Serail, Aspen Music Festival
July 31: Mustafà, L’italiana in Algeri (Act I finale), Aspen Music Festival






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As Sarastro in Die Zauberflöte, International Vocal Arts Institute in Tel Aviv
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