He is a baritone singer, active in the industry for at
least 3 decades, who has performed internationally as a choral singer and
assumed many roles in operatic productions.
Known throughout the world he has been heard with
orchestras and ensembles that include the Atlantia Symphony Orchestra &
Chorus, the Boston Symphony, the Dutch Radio Orchestra, the Houston
Sympony, the National Symphony, the Orchestra of St. Lukes, the Philadelphia
Orchestra, the Robert Shaw Chamber Singers, the Rotterdam Philharmonic and
the San Francisco Symphony and many more.
In the opera he has assumed many roles in productions
such as Don Pasquale, Falstaff, Faust, La Boheme, La Traviata, Madame
Butterfly and Le Nozze di Figaro and also sang in the Chinese
premiere of Tosca that was staged in Shanghai in 1988. Other productions he has performed
in include Belshazzar’s Feast by William Walton, Carmina
Burana by Carl Orff, Handel’s Messiah, Harmoniemesse
by Haydn, Lyrische Symphonie by Zemlinsky and The Wound-dresser
by John Adams.
No stranger to the recording studio he has featured on
many albums such as the Grammy nominated Messiah by the Boston
Baroque, Szymanowksi & Poulenc: Stabat Maters and Rachmaninov:
The Bells by the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra & Chorus, Tobias
Picker: Emmeline by the Santa Fe Opera, Songs of Angels: Christmas
Hymns & Carols by the Robert Shaw Chamber Singers and the
compilations Best Loved Christmas Carols and The Best of Rachmaninoff.
Robert Shaw Chamber Singers recordings
Angels We Have Heard on High (Traditional French/James Chadwick/Edward Shippen
Telarc 80377 (CD: Songs of Angels: Christmas Hymns