2017 AND BEYOND


Puccini's TURANDOT (Pang)

San Diego Opera*

*COMPANY DEBUT

Saturday, February 24, 2018 at 7:00 p.m.

Tuesday, February 27, 2018 at 7:00 p.m.

Friday, March 2, 2018 at 7:00 p.m.

Sunday, March 4, 2018 at 2:00 p.m.

CAST

Lise Lindstrom — Turandot

Carl Tanner — Calàf

Angel Joy Blue — Liù

Brian Kontes — Timur

Scott Sikon — Mandarin

Marco Nisticò — Ping

Joseph Gaines — Pang

Joel Sorensen — Pong

Valerio Galli — Conductor

Keturah Stickann — Director

Tickets and more info at

www.sdopera.org

San Diego, CA


Opera Philadelphia's O17 Festival
presents
ELIZABETH CREE

World Premiere

Music by Kevin Puts
Libretto by Mark Campbell

Corrado Rovaris
Conductor

David Schweizer
Director

Daniela Mack
Elizabeth Cree

Troy Cook
John Cree

Joseph Gaines
Dan Leno

Daniel Belcher
Inspector Kildare

Deanna Breiwick
Aveline Mortimer

Matt Boehler
Uncle

Melissa Parks
Doris

Jason Ferrante
Little Victor Farrell

Johnathan McCullough
Mr. Greatorex, George Gissing, Etcher

Thomas Shivone
Mr. Lister, Karl Marx, Voiceover, Soloman Weil

Maren Montalbano
Jane Quig, Annie the Serving Girl

Daniel Taylor
Priest, Librarian, Mr. Gerrard

David Zinn, Set and Costume Design
Christopher Akerlind, Lighting Design
Darrel Maloney, Projection Design

Composer Kevin Puts and librettist Mark Campbell, the team behind 2012’s Pulitzer Prize-winning Silent Night, return to Opera Philadelphia for the World Premiere of a chamber opera based on Peter Ackroyd’s novel, The Trial of Elizabeth Cree.

More Information:

www.operaphila.org/festival

Philadelphia, PA


2016-2017 SEASON


Elizabeth Cree in the Crypt
 

The Crypt Sessions, Season 2

May 31, 2017 | Wine & Food Tasting 7PM | Show 8PM

Excerpts from the World Premiere of ELIZABETH CREE, a gothic murder mystery opera
coming to Opera Philadelphia in the fall of 2017.  
The evening includes excerpts from the opera (with the composer at the piano),
as well as works by Britten, Poulenc, and Purcell,
performed in the Crypt of the Church of the Intercession.  

Kevin Puts, composer and pianist
Mark Campbell, librettist

Daniela Mack, mezzo-soprano
Joseph Gaines, tenor


Tickets and more info at
www.deathofclassical.com

The Church of the Intercession
New York, NY


Giuseppe Verdi's FALSTAFF (Caius)
Resonance Works Pittsburgh

Friday, May 12, 2017 at 8:00 pm
Sunday, May 14, 2017 at 3:00 pm

 
Maria Sensi Sellner, conductor
Stephanie Havey, stage director

Cast includes:

Benjamin Bloomfield, Amelia D'Arcy, Joshua Jeremiah,
Meghan Picerno, Brooke Larimer, Kara Cornell,
Joseph Gaines, Matthew Scollin, Christopher Lucier, Benjamin Robinson
Resonance Chamber Orchestra

Charity Randall Theater

www.resonanceworks.org

Pittsburgh, PA


Jacques Offenbach's THE TALES OF HOFFMANN
(The Four Servants)
Hawaii Opera Theatre

Friday, April 21, 2017 at 8:00 p.m.
Sunday, April 23, 2017 at 4:00 p.m.
Tuesday, April 25, 2017 at 7:00 p.m.

CONDUCTOR:
Vincent de Kort

STAGE DIRECTOR:
Henry Akina


Cast:

HOFFMANN:
Eric Fennell

THE VILLIANS:
Wayne Tigges

OLYMPIA:
Rachele Gilmore

ANTONIA:
Christina Arand

GIULIETTA:
Eve Gigliotti

LUTHER/CRESPEL:
Valerian Ruminski

THE FOUR SERVANTS:
Joseph Gaines
 

Blaisdell Concert Hall

www.hawaiiopera.org

Honolulu, HI


Puccini's TURANDOT (Pong)

Virginia Opera

Norfolk, VA
March 17, 2017
March 19, 2017
March 21, 2017

Fairfax, VA
March 25, 2017
March 26, 2017

Richmond, VA
March 31, 2017
April 2, 2017

 

Creative Team

Conductor: John DeMain
Director: Lillian Groag
Choreographer: Kyle Lang
Wig and Makeup Designer: Jim McGough

Cast

Princess Turandot: Kelly Cae Hogan
The Emperor: John McGuire
Timur: Ricardo Lugo
Calaf: Derek Taylor  
Liù: Danielle Pastin
Ping: Keith Brown
Pang: Ian McEuen
Pong: Joseph Gaines
A Mandarin: Andrew Paulson

www.vaopera.org


BACHANALIA
New Year's Eve Concert and Gala
Ars Lyrica Houston

December 31, 2016

Dinner at 7:30 PM
Concert at 9:00 PM
Gala at 10:30 PM

Gottlob! nun geht das Jahr zu Ende, BWV 28
Schwingt freudig euch empor, BWV 36c
Ehre sei dir, Gott, gesungen, BWV 248/V/1

Matthew Dirst, Artistic Director

Melissa Givens, soprano
Ryland Angel, countertenor
Joseph Gaines, tenor
David Grogan, bass

Zilkha Hall / Hobby Center For The Performing Arts

www.arslyricahouston.org

Houston, TX


Puccini's LA FANCIULLA DEL WEST (Trin) 
Opera Colorado

November 5, 8, 11, and 13, 2016

Ari Pelto, Conductor
Emma Griffin, Director

Melissa Citro -- Minnie
Mark Rucker -- Jack Rance
Jonathan Burton -- Dick Johnson
Michael Corvino -- Jake Wallace
Harold Wilson -- Ashby
Matthew di Battista -- Nick
Joseph Gaines -- Trin

The Ellie Caulkins Opera House

www.operacolorado.org

Denver, CO

 


Special Event
Colorado Bach Ensemble
October 16, 2016

James Kim, Artistic Director
Joseph Gaines, Tenor 

More details TBA

www.coloradobach.org

Boulder, CO


Puccini's TURANDOT (Pong)
Opera Philadelphia

Friday, September 23 at 8:00 p.m.
Sunday, September 25 at 2:30 p.m.
Wednesday, September 28 7:30 p.m.
Friday, September 30 8:00 p.m.
Sunday, October 2 2:30 p.m.

Corrado Rovaris, Conductor
Renaud Doucet, Director
Andre Barbe, Production Design

Christine Goerke -- Turandot
Marco Berti -- as Calaf
Joyce El-Khoury -- Liù
Morris Robinson -- Timur
Daniel Belcher -- Ping
Julius Ahn -- Pang
Joseph Gaines -- Pong

The Academy of Music

www.operaphila.org

Philadelphia, PA


Lyric Fest
Recording Project -- Works by Daron Hagen

September 2016

Justine Aronson, Soprano
Joseph Gaines, Tenor
Laura Ward, Piano

More Details TBA

www.lyricfest.org

Philadelphia, PA


Off The Hook Arts
2016 Summer Festival

Scenes from THE ORIGIN— an opera-in-progress
by composer Bruce Adolphe
and librettist Richard Powers.

Tuesday, June 28, 2016

A collaborative performance event proceeded by a staged reading
of the courtroom drama from Inherit the Wind, 
a discussion of the "Scopes Monkey Trial" by former Colorado State Senator Dorothy Rupert.

Christie Conover, Soprano
Joseph Gaines, Tenor

www.projectchambermusic.org

Fort Collins, CO


ARCHIVE OF PAST PERFORMANCES

2015-2016 SEASON

Opera Philadelphia

First Workshop: ELIZABETH CREE
based on "The Trial of Elizabeth Cree," a novel by Peter Ackroyd 

May 16-19, 2016

Kevin Puts, Composer
Mark Campbell, Librettist

Joseph Gaines as Dan Leno
Full Cast TBA

www.operaphila.org 

Philadelphia, PA


Mozart's LE NOZZE DI FIGARO (Basilio)
Utah Opera

May 7, 2016 at 7:30 p.m.
May 9, 2016 at 7:30 p.m.
May 11, 2016 at 7:30 p.m.
May 13, 2016 at 7:30 p.m.
May 15, 2016 at 2:00 p.m.

Gary Thor Wedow, Conductor
Tara Faircloth, Director

Seth Carico, Figaro
Craig Irvin, Count Almaviva
Anya Matanovic, Susanna
Nicole Heaston, Countess Rosina Almaviva
Abigail Levis, Cherubino
Melissa Parks, Marcellina
Patrick Blackwell, Dr. Bartolo
Joseph Gaines, Basilio
Christian Sanders, Curzio
Jessica Jones, Barbarina
Christopher Clayton, Antonio

www.utahopera.org

Salt Lake City, UT


Carl Orff's CARMINA BURANA
Fargo-Moorhead Symphony Orchestra

Saturday, April 16, 2016 at 7:30 PM
Sunday, April 17, 2016 at 2:00 PM

Christopher Zimmerman, Music Director

Mariane Lemieux-Wottrich, Soprano
Philip Cutlip, Baritone
Joseph Gaines, Tenor

and Fargo-Moorhead Youth Choir

NDSU Festival Concert Hall

www.fmsymphony.org

Fargo, ND


Mozart's Requiem
Pro Musica Colorado
and
The St. Martin's Chamber Choir

Cynthia Katsarelis, Music Director

Joseph Gaines, Tenor Soloist
Other Soloists TBA

April 8, 2016, at 7:30 p.m. -- First Baptist Church, Denver
April 9, 2016, at 7:30 p.m. -- First United Methodist Church, Boulder

www.promusicacolorado.org

Denver, CO and Boulder, CO


The Passion According to Saint John
by Tomas Luis de Victoria
Saint John's Cathedral

Joseph Gaines, Evangelist
Stephen Soph, Peter/Pilate
Kenneth R. Donahue, Jesus

The Cathedral Choir
Stephen Tappe, Music Director

Good Friday, April 25, 2016
at 12:20 noon and 7:00p

www.sjcathedral.org

Denver, CO


 

Brooklyn Art Song Society

BRITANNICA: Benjamin Britten

Thursday, March 17, 2016, at 7:00 PM

Benjamin Britten: On This Island Op. 11, The Holy Sonnets of John Donne, Op. 35

Songs and Proverbs of William Blake Op. 74, Cabaret Songs

Laura Strickling, soprano; Samantha Malk, mezzo soprano; Joseph Gaines, tenor;
Matthew Patrick Morris, baritone; Michael Brofman, Spencer Myer, piano

Brooklyn Historical Society
128 Pierrepont Street

www.brooklynartsongsociety.org

Brooklyn, NY


TAYLOR MEMORIAL CONCERT SERIES

Requiem: Bob Chilcott

Sunday, March 6 , 2016, at 3:00 PM

Emily Sorenson, soprano
Joseph Gaines, tenor

Deke Polifka, Conductor

Grace and St. Stephen's Episcopal Church

www.gssepiscopal.org

Colorado Springs, CO


Menotti's AMAHL AND THE NIGHT VISITORS (Kaspar)
Central City Opera 

Friday, December 11, 2015 – 7:00 pm
Saturday, December 12, 2015 – 2:00 pm
Sunday, December 13, 2015 – 2:00 pm

Valerie Nicolosi, Mother
Joseph Gaines, Kaspar
Ashraf Sewailam, Balthazar
Matt Moeller, Melchior

James Ramsey, Music Director
Michael Shell, Stage Director

Trinity United Methodist Church

www.centralcityopera.org

Denver, CO


Augustana Arts

presents

Chancel Choir and Stratus Chamber Orchestra
with
Tanya Gabrelian, Piano

Haydn's LORD NELSON MASS
Beethoven's FANTASY IN C MINOR FOR PIANO, CHORUS, AND ORCHESTRA

Ekaterina Kotcherguina, soprano
Leslie Remmert Soich, mezzo-soprano
Joseph Gaines, tenor
Art Van Dyck, bass

Sunday, November 1, 2015, at 7:30 p.m.

Augustana Lutheran Church

www.augustanaarts.org

Denver, CO



Brooklyn Art Song Society
Special Event

NED ROREM'S BIRTHDAY CELEBRATION

Daron Hagen: After Words
Ned Rorem: King Midas
Russell Platt: selected songs
Kurt Rohde: Three Minutes with Ned

Justine Aronson, soprano; Joseph Gaines, tenor; Jorell Williams, baritone;
Michael Brofman, Miori Sugiyama, piano

Thursday, October 22, 2015, at 8:00 PM

Bargemusic
Fulton Ferry Landing

www.brooklynartsongsociety.org

Brooklyn, NY



Fine Tuned Society of Boulder
Season Opening Concert

Joseph Gaines (tenor), Michael Hoffman (tenor), Christie Conover (soprano), Bob Spillman (piano).

Music of Strauss, Rorem, Schubert, Mozart, Leoncavallo, and others.

Friday, October 2, 2015, at 7:00 PM

www.finetunedsociety.org

Boulder, CO


Puccini's MADAMA BUTTERFLY (Goro*)
Opera Las Vegas

*Company Debut

June 12, 2015 at 7:30 p.m.
June 14, 2015 at 2:00 p.m.

Inna Los, Cio-Cio San
Viktor Antipenko, Pinkerton
Daniel Sutin, Sharpless
Stefanie Weiss, Suzuki
Joseph Gaines, Goro

Conductor: Gregory Buchalter
Director: Henry Akina

Judy Bayley Theatre

www.operalasvegas.com

Las Vegas, NV


2014-2015 SEASON

Mozart's DIE ZAUBERFLOETE (Monostatos*)
Opera Colorado

*Company Debut

Maureen McKay -- Pamina
Jonathan Boyd -- Tamino
Daniel Belcher -- Papageno
So Young Park -- Queen of the Night
Harold Wilson -- Sarastro
Joseph Gaines -- Monostatos
Joseph Mechavich -- Conductor
Daniel Witzke -- Director

May 2, 5, 8, and 10, 2015

The Ellie Caulkins Opera House

www.operacolorado.org

Denver, CO


West Texas A&M University School of Music

Voice Masterclass
Thursday, March 26, 2015

Recital
with Mila Abbasova, Pianist
Friday, March 27, 2015

http://www.wtamu.edu/academics/music.aspx

Canyon, TX


Brooklyn Art Song Society*

(*debut)

IN CONTEXT: DARON HAGEN

Daron Hagen: After Words, Larkin Songs, Selected Cabaret Songs; 
Benjamin Britten: Selections from Cabaret Songs; 
Franz Schubert: Selections from Winterriese;
Kurt Weill: Solomon’s Song Hugo
Wolf: Michelangelo-Lieder

Justine Aronson, soprano; Kate Maroney, mezzo-soprano; Joseph Gaines, tenor,
Jorell Williams, baritone; Michael Brofman, Jocelyn Dueck, Miori Sugiyama, piano

March 20, 2015, at 7:30 PM

Tenri Cultural Institute

www.brooklynartsongsociety.org

New York, NY


Mozart's THE MAGIC FLUTE (Monostatos)
The Erie Chamber Orchestra
March 13, 2015, at 7:30 PM

James Flora, Tamino
Gail Novak, First Lady
Katie Drago, Second Lady
Olga Flora, Third Lady
John Dooley, Papageno
Natalie Polito, Queen of the Night
Joseph Gaines, Monostatos
Shannon Dooley, Pamina
Marc Webster, Sarastro

Matthew Kraemer, Conductor
Stephanie Havey, Director

Cathedral Prep Auditorium
250 West 10th Street, Erie, PA

http://www.gannon.edu/2014-2015_Season/

Erie, PA


Opera Philadelphia's 40th-Anniversary Season

OSCAR
Music by Theodore Morrison / Libretto by John Cox and Theodore Morrison

A Co-Commission / Co-Production of Opera Philadelphia and The Santa Fe Opera 

David Daniels -- Oscar Wilde
Heidi Stober -- Ada Leverson
William Burden -- Frank Harris
Dwayne Croft -- Walt Whitman
Reed Luplau -- Lord Alfred Douglas ("Bosie")
Wayne Tigges -- Justice Sir Alfred Wills & Col. Henry B. Isaacson
Joseph Gaines -- Inspector Littlechild & First Prison Warder
Benjamin Sieverding -- Inspector Kearley & Second Prison Warder
Roy Hage -- Prison Chaplain
Jarrett Ott -- Prison Infirmary Patient #1
Thomas Shivone -- Prison Infirmary Patient #2
Toffer Mihalka -- Bailiff

Friday, February 6, 2015 at 8:00 p.m.
Sunday, February 8, 2015 at 2:30 p.m.
Wednesday, February 11, 2015 at 7:30 p.m.
Friday, February 13, 2015 at 8:00 p.m.
Sunday, February 15, 2015 at 2:30 p.m.

The Academy of Music

www.operaphila.org

Philadelphia, PA


Handel's MESSIAH
Camerata Singers*

(*debut)

Dr. Allan Birney, Founder and Conductor

Saturday, December 13, 2014, at 7:30 p.m.

First Presbyterian Church, Allentown

www.pacameratasingers.org

Allentown, PA


Handel's MESSIAH

Shadyside Chamber Choir and Chatham Baroque
Mark Anderson, Conductor

Saturday, December 6, 2014, at 4:00 p.m.

www.shadysidepres.org

Pittsburgh, PA


Puccini's MADAMA BUTTERFLY (Goro)
Utah Opera

OCT 11 | 13 | 15 | 17 (7:30 PM)
OCT 19, 2014 (2 PM)

Cio Cio San: Yunah Lee
Suzuki: Nina Yoshida Nelsen
Lieutenant B.J. Pinkerton: Eric Fennell
Sharpless: Troy Cook
Goro : Joseph Gaines

Conductor: Robert Tweten
Director: Garnett Bruce

www.utahopera.org

Salt Lake City, UT


Central City Opera's 2014 Summer Festival

Mozart's LE NOZZE DI FIGARO (Basilio)

Matinees at 2:30 pm: July 2, 4, 6, 8, 16, 20, 22, 26
Evenings at 8:00 pm: June 28; July 10, 12, 18

DEAD MAN WALKING by Jake Heggie/Terrence McNally (Howard Boucher)

Matinees at 2:30 pm: July 9, 13, 19, 23, 25
Evenings at 8:00 pm: July 5, 11, 17
 

www.centralcityopera.org


2013-2014 SEASON

The Akron Symphony Chorus in Concert

Maria Sensi Sellner, Conductor
Joseph Gaines - Tenor Soloist

For complete details, casting, and tickets, please visit company website.

Sunday, May 18, 2014
at
St. Paul's Episcopal Church

www.akronsymphony.org

Akron, OH


The Philadelphia Orchestra and Opera Philadelphia

present

SALOME
by Richard Strauss
Thursday, May 8, 2014
Saturday, May 10, 2014

Camilla Nylund, Salome
Birgit Remmert, Herodias
John Mac Master, Herod
Alan Held, Jochanaan
Andrew Staples, Narraboth
Cecilia Hall, Page of Herodias
Wayne Tigges, First Nazarene
Keith Miller, First Soldier
Donovan Singletary, Second Soldier
Dominic Armstrong, First Jew
Roy Hage, Second Jew
Joseph Gaines, Third Jew
Corey Bix, Fourth Jew
Nicholas Masters, Fifth Jew
Eric Dubin, Second Nazarene & Cappadocian
Alison Sanders, Slave

Stage Director: Kevin Newbury
Conductor: Yannick Nézet-Séguin

Verizon Hall

www.philorch.org

Philadelphia, PA


The University of Houston's Moores School of Music presents

Leonard Bernstein's
CANDIDE
in concert.
Saturday, April 26, 2014
at
The Moores Opera House

Featuring the University of Houston's Choruses and Symphony Orchestra.

Artists include:

Franz Anton Krager, Conductor
Joseph Gaines, Candide

Complete details and casting TBA.

www.uh.edu/music

Houston, TX


Franz Josef Haydn's 

SEVEN LAST WORDS OF CHRIST

Good Friday Service
with the Choir of Shadyside Presbyterian Church 

Joseph Gaines, tenor soloist

More details TBA.

Friday, April 18, 2014 at 7:00 p.m.

www.shadysidepres.org

Shadyside Presbyterian Church

Pittsburgh, PA


The Erie Philharmonic

presents

CARMINA BURANA
by Carl Orff

Daniel Meyer, Music Director
Erie Philharmonic Chorus

Joseph Gaines, Tenor, and other soloists from Pittsburgh Opera

For complete details, casting, and tickets, please visit company website.

Saturday, April 5, 2014 at 8:00 p.m.

Warner Theater

www.eriephil.org

Erie, PA


AMERICAN WOMEN POETS IN SONG
Presented by Lyric Fest,
Philadelphia's premier organization devoted to art song.

Concert features newly commissioned songs by composers
Abbie Betinis, Benjamin Boyle, Douglas Cuomo, Michael Djupstrom, 
Daron Hagen, James Primosch, Maurice Wright, 
presented together as a composite songbook. 

Performers include:

Kiera Duffy, Soprano
Suzanne DuPlantis, Mezzo-soprano
Elizabeth Shammash, Mezzo-soprano
Joseph Gaines, Tenor
Randall Scarlata, Baritone
Laura Ward, Piano

Friday, March 28, 2014 at 7:30 pm --Bryn Mawr College, Music Room
Sunday, March 30, 2014 at 3pm -- The Academy of Vocal Arts

www.lyricfest.org

Philadelphia, PA


Puccini's TURANDOT -- Pong*
Utah Opera

*Company Debut

Production created by Renaud Doucet and André Barbe.

March 15 – 23, 2014

Turandot: Maida Hundeling
Calaf: Jonathan Burton
Liu: Kelly Kaduce
Ping: Danny Belcher
Pang: Julius Ahn
Pong: Joseph Gaines 

Conductor: David Agler

Director: Renaud Doucet
Designer: André Barbe

www.utahopera.org

Salt Lake City, UT


The Pittsburgh Song Collaborative and Duquesne University

present

Insatiable Love: Songs for Valentine's Day

Friday, February 14, 2014 at 7:30 pm -- PNC Recital Hall, Duquesne University 

Benjamin Britten: Seven Sonnets of Michelangelo, op. 22; On This Island, op. 11
Hugo Wolf: Selections from Mörike-Lieder
Robert Schumann: Duets for Tenor and Soprano, op. 34

Benjamin Binder, Piano
Laura Knoop Very, Soprano
Joseph Gaines, Tenor
Karen Roethlisberger Verm, piano

www.pghsong.org

Pittsburgh, PA


 Verdi's FALSTAFF -- Caius (Cover*)
The Metropolitan Opera

*First season on company's Artist Roster.

Oropesa, Meade, Blythe, Johnson Cano, Fanale, Maestri, Vassallo

James Levine, Conductor

Friday, December 6, 2013, 8:00 pm
Monday, December 9, 2013, 7:30 pm
Saturday, December 14, 2013, 1:00 pm
Wednesday, December 18, 2013, 7:30 pm
Saturday, December 21, 2013, 12:30 pm
Friday, December 27, 2013, 7:30 pm
Monday, December 30, 2013, 7:30 pm
Friday, January 3, 2014, 7:30 pm
Monday, January 6, 2014, 7:30 pm
Saturday, January 11, 2014, 8:00 pm

www.metopera.org

New York, NY


Resonance Works
presents its inaugural production

Giuseppe Verdi's MACBETH

*Company Debut

Friday, October 25, 2013 at 8:00 pm
Sunday, October 27, 2013 at 2:00 pm

Performed at

The Charity Randall Theater, University of Pittsburgh
4301 Forbes Avenue

Cast includes

Lady Macbeth -- Amelia D'Arcy
Macbeth -- Galen Bower
Dama di L.M. -- Brooke Larimer
Macduff -- Christopher Lucier
Malcolm -- Joseph Gaines*
Banco -- Jonathan Stuckey

Conductor: Maria Sensi Sellner
Stage Director: David Gram

www.resonanceworks.org

Pittsburgh, PA


Opera Omnia presents
Claudio Monteverdi's THE RETURN OF ULYSSES (Irus)

September 9-12, 2013

*Company Debut 

Cast
Jesse Blumberg, Ulysses
Hai-Ting Chinn, Penelope
Karim Sulayman, Eumaeus
Tammy Coil, Minerva
Owen McIntosh, Telemachus
Joe Chappel, Neptune
Joseph Gaines, Irus*
Richard Lippold, Antinous
Brandon Snook, Amphinomous
Nicholas Tamagna, Peisander
Elaine Lachica, Love 

Creative Team
Music Director: Avi Stein
Stage Director: Crystal Manich
Producer: Wesley Chinn
Stage Design: Julia Noulin-Mérat
Costume Design: Muriel Grabe Stockdale
Lighting Design: Evan Purcell 

Performances at
The Baryshnikov Arts Center
Manhattan, New York

Tickets and further information at

www.operaomnia.org

New York City


Opera Theater of Pittsburgh's 2013 SummerFest

Offenbach's TALES OF HOFFMANN, RETOLD (The Four Servants)
A New Edition by Jonathan Eaton and Robert Frankenberry

Saturday, July 6 at 7:30 pm
Saturday, July 13 at 7:30 pm
Sunday, July 21 at 2:30 pm

Cast
Robert Chafin as Hoffmann
Julia Engel as Olympia
Lara Lynn Cottrill as Antonia
Toni Esker as Giulietta
Sarah van der Ploeg as Stella
Evgenia Chaverdova as Nicklausse
Dimitrie Lazich as The Four Villains
Joseph Gaines as The Four Servants
Christopher Lucier as Spalanzani
Errin Brooks as Crespel
Alethea Stone as the Voice of the Mother of Antonia
Antonio Watts as Schlemil

Creative Team
Brent McMunn, Conductor
Jonathan Eaton, Stage Director
Britton Mauk, Scenic Designer
Cindy Alpert, Costume Designer
Stevie Agnew, Lighting Designer
Taylor Malott, Hair and Makeup Designer
Lee Marc Molnar, Production Stage Manager

Mozart's THE SECRET GARDENER (Belfiore)

The Twentieth Century Club, 
Pittsburgh (Oakland), PA

Sunday, July 14 at 2:30 pm
Saturday, July 20 at 2:30 pm

Cast
Benjamin Robinson as Don Anchise
Catherine O'Rourke as Violanta (Sandrina)
Julia Turnbull as Arminda
Joseph Gaines as Count Belfiore
Andrey Nemzer as Ramiro
Rebecca Shorstein as Serpetta
James Rodriguez as Roberto (Nardo)

Creative
Maria Sellner, Conductor
Michelle Sutherland, Director
Mitch Marois, Choreographer
Jessica Emerson, Scenic Designer
Cindy Alpert, Costume Designer
Stevie Agnew, Lighting Designer
Haley Schott, Hair and Makeup Designer
Timothy Sutter, Stage Manager

*

Both productions performed in English at

The Twentieth Century Club, 
Pittsburgh (Oakland), PA

Tickets and further information at

www.otsummerfest.org

Pittsburgh, PA


Inaugural East End Choral Festival
Tenor Soloist, Rejoice in the Lamb (Britten)

David Hill (Bach Choir of London / BBC Singers), Guest Conductor

East Liberty Presbyterian Church

Sunday, May 5, 2013 at 4:00 p.m.

Featuring the combined choirs of 

Shadyside Presbyterian Church
Calvary Episcopal Church
East Liberty Presbyterian Church
St. Andrew's Episcopal Church

www.cathedralofhope.org

Pittsburgh, PA


 

Allegheny Intermediate Unit -- Career Symposium
Guest Panelist -- Arts & Humanities Panel

Point Park University

Wednesday, May 1, 2013, at 9:30 a.m.

www.aiu3.net

Pittsburgh, PA


2012-2013 SEASON

Mozart's THE MAGIC FLUTE (Monostatos*)

Opera Philadelphia

*Company Debut 

Friday, April 19, 2013 at 8:00 pm
Sunday, April 21, 2013 at 2:30 pm
Wednesday, April 24, 2013 at 7:30 pm
Friday, April 26, 2013 at 8:00 pm
Sunday, April 28, 2013 at 2:30 pm

Antonio Lozano, Tamino
Elizabeth Zharoff, Pamina
Rachele Gilmore, Queen of the Night
Mark Stone, Papageno
Jordan Bisch, Sarastro
Joseph Gaines, Monostatos
Devon Guthrie, First Lady
Tammy Coil, Second Lady
Katherine Pracht, Third Lady
Ben Wager, Speaker

Corrado Rovaris, Conductor
Ashlie Corcoran, Director

Production Originally created for Canadian Opera Company

www.operaphila.org

Philadelphia, PA


 

Puccini's MADAMA BUTTERFLY (Goro)
Pittsburgh Opera

Saturday, March 16, 2013 at 8:00 PM
Tuesday, March 19, 2013 at 7:00 PM
Friday, March 22, 2013 at 8:00 PM
Sunday, March 24, 2013 at 2:00 PM

Maria Luigia Borsi, Butterfly
Bryan Hymel, Pinkerton
Mika Shigematsu, Suzuki
Dwayne Croft, Sharpless
Joseph Gaines, Goro

Jean-Luc Tingaud, Conductor
Crystal Manich, Director

New Production by John Conklin

www.pittsburghopera.org

Pittsburgh, PA 



"Organ PLUS: Music for Organ, Piano, and Tenor"
Cathedral Concerts

Saturday, February 9, 2013 at 5:00 p.m.
East Liberty Presbyterian Church

Admission is free. A freewill offering will be accepted.

Dr. Ed Moore will be joined by pianist Nathan Carterette and tenor Joseph Gaines.
Featured on the program will be selections from Louis Vierne's Third Symphony for Organ; 
vocal solos by Benjamin Britten, Ned Rorem, and Samuel Barber; Franz Liszt's epic "Totentanz"; 
and selections from George Gershwin.

www.cathedralofhope.org

Pittsburgh, PA


"New Journey into Song: A Winter's Journey"
Lyric Fest

Saturday, January 27, 2013 at 3:00 p.m.
The Academy of Vocal Arts

WORLD PREMIERE
Daron Hagen's "After Words"

Inspired by Franz Schubert's monumental Winterreise,
and commissioned for Lyric Fest's 10th Anniversary

Justine Aronson, Soprano
Joseph Gaines, Tenor
Laura Ward, Piano

lyricfest.org

Philadelphia, PA 


"Continental Christmas"
Chatham Baroque

December 14, 2012 at 8:00 p.m.
St. James Church, Sewickley, PA

December 15, 2012 at 8:00 p.m.
Synod Hall (St. Paul Cathedral), Pittsburgh, PA

December 16, 2012 at 2:30 p.m.
Laughlin Music Center, Chatham University, Pittsburgh, PA

Seasonal music from the European Continent:
Bach, Handel, Schutz and Carissimi. 
Chatham Baroque rounds out the holiday program
with music for strings by Buxtehude, Biber and Corelli.

Andrew Fouts, baroque violin
Patricia Halverson, viola da gamba
Scott Pauley, plucked instruments
Erica Cutler, violin
Alan Lewis, chamber organ
Joseph Gaines, Tenor 

www.chathambaroque.org 

Sewickley, PA / Pittsburgh , PA 


 


Handel's MESSIAH
Music in a Great Space

Mark Anderson, Music Director

Sunday, December 9, 2012, 4:00 p.m.
Shadyside Presbyterian Church

Joseph Gaines, Tenor
Additional Soloists TBA

http://www.shadysidepres.org/node/2980

Pittsburgh, PA


Handel's MESSIAH
Masterworks Concert Chorale

Milutin Lazich, Founder/Music Director

Saturday, November 17, 2012, 7:30 p.m.
Beulah Presbyterian Church, Churchill

Dana Solida, Soprano
Natasha Lazich, Alto
Joseph Gaines, Tenor
Dimitrie Lazich, Baritone

http://mccsings.com/index.html

Churchill, PA


 

Benefit Performance
ART ON THE ROCKS
"A Knight in Camelot"

supporting the Father Ryan Arts Center
and honoring Dr. John Pastin

Saturday, October 13, 2012, at 6:00 p.m.

Sean Patrick Regan, Bagpipes
Joseph Gaines, Tenor
Mid-Atlantic Contemporary Ballet
Edinboro University of Pennsylvania Chorale
Jay Breckenridge as Will Cricket, the Leg-Scraping Jester
ZEPHYR: Pittsburgh Chapter of the American Recorder Society
Shaun Rolly, Medieval Fight Choreography
Brian Edward, “Confessions of a Magic Mirror”
David Vinski, Medieval Courtly Dance 

http://www.fatherryanartscenter.org/ArtOnTheRox_Arts&Artists.html

McKees Rocks, PA


Serenade for Tenor, Horn and Strings
by Benjamin Britten

Friday, October 12, 2012, at 7:30 p.m.

The Erie Chamber Orchestra
Matthew Kraemer, Music Director

Joseph Gaines, Tenor
Chris Rapier, Horn

Mary, Seat of Wisdom Chapel
Gannon University

http://www.velocity.net/~eco1/concerts.html

Erie, PA


 

Lyric Fest, Philadelphia
and the Music in a Great Space Concert Series,

Shadyside Presbyterian Church, Pittsburgh,
present 

Four Hands, Warm Heart
Music for Piano, Four Hands, and Solo Quartet

Sunday, September 30, at 4:00 p.m.
Shadyside Presbyterian Church

Liebeslieder Waltzes, by Johannes Brahms
Liebesleid-Lieder, by John Greer

Laura Ward and Harold Evans, piano
Sari Gruber, soprano
Suzanne duPlantis, mezzo-soprano
Joseph Gaines, tenor
Randall Scarlata, bass

www.lyricfest.org

www.shadysidepres.org/migs

Pittsburgh, PA



"Kings and Commoners" (Tenor Soloist)
The Washington Bach Consort

Opening Concert of the WBC's 35th Anniversary Season

Sunday, September 23, 2012 at 3 pm.
National Presbyterian Church

John Blow: God spake sometime in visions
William Boyce: The king shall rejoice
George Frideric Handel: My heart is inditing
Orlando Gibbons: Te Deum (The Second Service)
Johann Sebastian Bach: Election Cantatas Lobe den Herrn, meine Seele, BWV 69 and
Preise, Jerusalem, den Herrn, BWV 119

Rebecca Kellerman Petretta, soprano
Kristen Dubenion-Smith, alto
Joseph Gaines, tenor
Jon Bruno, bass

J. Reilly Lewis, Music Director

www.bachconsort.org

Washington, D.C.



The Pittsburgh Song Collaborative and The Carnegie Museum of Art

present

La Belle Époque Cabaret: An Evening in the Bohemian Style
Carnegie Music Hall Foyer
(part of the Carnegie Museum of Art complex)

Friday, July 27, 2012 at 7:30 pm

Benjamin Binder, Piano
Olga Perez Flora, Mezzo-Soprano
Joseph Gaines, Tenor
Rob Frankenberry, Tenor, as the EmCee

Sponsored in Part by Pernod Absinthe

Pernod Absinthe Logo
www.pghsong.org
www.cmoa.org

Pittsburgh, PA


 

Bernstein's CANDIDE (Maximillian)
Opera Theater of Pittsburgh 2012 Summer Fest

Richard E. Rauh Theater, The Hillman Center for Performing Arts
423 Fox Chapel Road, Pittsburgh, PA 15238

Saturday, July 7 at 7:30pm
Friday, July 13 at 7:30pm
Sunday, July 15 at 2:00pm

CAST
Candide: Daniel Teadt
Voltaire/Pangloss: James FitzGerald
Cunegonde: Abigail Dueppen
Paquette: Emily Sanchez
Maximilian: Joseph Gaines
Old Woman: Andrey Nemzer
Governor: Raymond Very
Opera Theater SummerFest Orchestra and Chorus

PRODUCTION TEAM
Conductor: Brent McMunn
Stage Director: Scott Wise
Set Designer: Joseph Gourley
Lighting Designer: Christopher Popowich [C&C Lighting]
Costume Designer: Kenneth Chu

Jonathan Eaton, Artistic Director

www.otsummerfest.org

Pittsburgh, PA

 


2011-2012 SEASON


Mozart's THE ABDUCTION FROM THE SERAGLIO (Pedrillo) 
Pittsburgh Opera
Saturday, April 28, 2012 at 8:00 PM
Tuesday, May 1, 2012 at 7:00 PM
Friday, May 4, 2012 at 8:00 PM
Sunday, May 6, 2012 at 2:00 PM

Lisette Oropesa, Constanze
David Portillo, Belmonte
Ashley Emerson, Blonde
Paolo Pecchioli, Osmin
Joseph Gaines, Pedrillo
Adam Fry, Pasha Selim
Michael Shell / Director
James Robinson, Production/Original Direction
Antony Walker, Conductor
www.pittsburghopera.org
Pittsburgh, PA

Saturday, April 21, 2012 at 7:30 p.m.
Johnstown Chamber Music Series
Recital
with Patricia Jennings, Piano
First Presbyterian Church, Johnstown
www.johnstownmusic.org
Johnstown, PA


 

Mozart's THE MAGIC FLUTE (2nd Priest & 1st Armed Man)
Apollo's Fire
Ross Hauck, Tamino
Tess Wakim, Pamina
Kelly Markgraf, Papageno
Rachel Copeland, Queen of the Night
Lianne Coble, Papagena & 1st Lady
Amanda Powell, 2nd Lady
Racquel Winnica Young, 3rd Lady
Edward Crafts, Sarastro
Jeffrey Strauss, Speaker-Priest
Jeremy Gilpatric, Monostatos
Joseph Gaines, 2nd Priest & 1st Armed Man
Carlos Fittante & Robin Gilbert, Dancers

Thursday, March 22, 2012 at 7:30 p.m. 
Finney Chapel, Oberlin College
Friday, March 23, 2012 at 8:00 p.m.
Severance Hall, Cleveland
Saturday, March 24, 2012 at 8:00 p.m. 
Cartwright Hall, Kent State University


Jeanette Sorrell, Conductor
Linda Brovsky, Director
Carlos Fittante, Choreographer
www.apollosfire.org
Cleveland, OH


Rachmaninoff's Vespers (Tenor Soloist)
The Pittsburgh Concert Chorale
Susan Medley, Music Director/Conductor


Saturday, March 3, 2012 at 8:00 p.m.
Ingomar United Methodist Church
Sunday, March 4, 2012 at 4:00 p.m.
Fox Chapel Presbyterian Church
www.pccsing.org
Pittsburgh, PA


Wednesday, February 29, 2012 at 7:00 p.m.
Lenten Vespers Service with Chatham Baroque (Tenor Soloist)

Music of Bach and Handel
Shadyside Presbyterian Church
www.chathambaroque.org
www.shadysidepres.org
Pittsburgh, PA


Sunday, February 12 at 4:00 p.m.
A Bach Tryptich: Three Cantatas
with Chatham Baroque, the Pittsburgh Baroque Ensemble
and the Calvary Choirs

BWV 21: Ich hatte viel bekümmernis (Tenor Soloist)
BWV 77: Du sollt Gott, deinen Herren, lieben (Tenor Soloist)
Calvary Episcopal Church
Alan Lewis, Music Director
www.calvarypgh.org
www.chathambaroque.org
www.pittsburghbaroque.org
Pittsburgh, PA


Sunday, December 11, 2011 at 5:30 p.m. 
Tenor Soloist
Glenn Lewis, Head of Music Staff at Pittsburgh Opera, in Recital
Music of Shubert

Four Impromptus, Opus 90
Schubert Lieder, and the "Trout" Quintet. 
www.pittsburghopera.org
Pittsburgh, PA


Friday, December 9, 2011 at 8:00 p.m.
Handel's MESSIAH, Part I (Tenor Soloist)
St. Mark's Episcopal Church
Brian-Paul Thomas, Music Director
www.stmarksnewcanaan.org
New Canaan, CT


Wednesday, November 2, 2011 at 7:30 p.m.
Mozart's REQUIEM (Tenor Soloist)
Calvary Episcopal Church
Alan Lewis, Music Director
www.calvarypgh.org
Pittsburgh, PA


Pittsburgh Concert Society
Winners Concert
Sunday, September 25, 2011 at 2:30 p.m.

Works by Mozart, Poulenc, Barber, and Cage
with Glenn Lewis, Piano
www.pittsburghconcertsociety.org
Pittsburgh, PA


September 2011
Recording for SONO LUMINUS
Domenico Scarlatti's
LA DIRINDINA
Ars Lyrica

Jamie Barton, Mezzo-soprano (Dirindina)
Joseph Gaines, Tenor (Liscione)
Brian Shircliff, Baritone (Don Carissimo)
Matthew Dirst, Music Director
www.arslyricahouston.org
www.sonoluminus.com
Houston, Texas


2010-2011 SEASON

Tuesday, May 24, 2011
Riccitelli's I COMPAGNACCI (Noferi) 
Giordano's IL RE (Colombello/cover)
Teatro Grattacielo

David Wroe, Music Director/Conductor
www.grattacielo.org
The Rose Theater / Jazz at Lincoln Center
New York City


Thursday, May 12, 2011
"Illumniations: Music, Poetry and Art"
at
The Carnegie Museum of Art

Sari Gruber, Soprano
Joseph Gaines, Tenor
Benjamin Binder, Piano
Robert Frankenberry, Piano
Benjamin Binder, Artistic Director
and
Curatorial Staff of the Carnegie Museums of Pittsburgh
www.pghsong.org
www.cmoa.org
Pittsburgh, PA


Saturday, April 30 - 8:00pm
Sunday, May 1 - 4:00pm
Bach St. John Passion (aria soloist)
Bach Choir of Pittsburgh

Thomas W. Douglas, Artistic Director
PPG Wintergarden
www.bachchoirpittsburgh.org
Pittsburgh, PA


Pittsburgh Concert Society
Annual Competition
Friday, April 15: 
Works by Mozart, Poulenc, Barber, and Cage
WINNER
with Glenn Lewis, Piano

2011 Pittsburgh Concert Society Major Auditions
www.pittsburghconcertsociety.org
Pittsburgh, PA


March 26-April 3, 2011
Puccini's TURANDOT
Pittsburgh Opera

Susan Neves, Princess Turandot
Frank Porretta, Prince Calaf
Hao Jiang Tian, Timur
NaGuanda Nobles, Liù
Joseph Frank, Emperor Altoum
Craig Verm, Ping
Joseph Gaines, Pong
Jamie Flora, Pang
Renaud Doucet, Stage Director and Choreographer
Antony Walker, Conductor
www.pittsburghopera.org
Pittsburgh, PA


March 2010
Haydn's The Creation (Uriel)
The Pittsburgh Concert Chorale

Susan Medley, Music Director/Conductor
Saturday, March 5 at 8:00 p.m.
Ingomar United Methodist Church
Sunday, March 6 at 4:00 p.m.
Fox Chapel Presbyterian Church
www.pccsing.org
Pittsburgh, PA


Friday, December 10 at 7:30 p.m.
Handel's MESSIAH
Calvary Episcopal Church

Lily Abreu, Soprano
Susan Schafer, Alto
Joseph Gaines, Tenor
Richard Teaster, Baritone
Alan Lewis, Conductor
with
Chatham Baroque
www.calvarypgh.org
www.chathambaroque.org
Pittsburgh, PA


November 2011
Donizetti's LUCIA DI LAMMERMOOR
Pittsburgh Opera

Arturo (cover)
Antony Walker, Conductor
www.pittsburghopera.org
Pittsburgh, PA


November 21, 2010
BWV 29 "Wir danken dir, Gott" (Tenor Soloist)
The Choir of Sewickley Presbyterian Church

and members of the
Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra
Craig Dobbins, Conductor
http://www.sewickleypresby.org/
Pittsburgh, PA


October 2010
Fifth Annual Charles A. Lynam Vocal Competition
October 23: SEMI-FINALIST
October 24: FINALIST

University of North Carolina Greensboro Opera Theater
and
The Greensboro Symphony
http://www.uncg.edu/mus/opera/CALVC/index.html
Greensboro, NC


Thursday, October 21, 2010
"A Warhol Life Imagined in Song"

A Recital Featuring Works of
Cage, Barber, Musto, Rorem, Harbison, and Bolcom
Pittsburgh Song Collaborative
A Special Event for Carnegie Museum Members
at
The Andy Warhol Museum
Joseph Gaines, Tenor
Benjamin Binder, Piano
and Visual Elements from the Warhol Collection
by Eric Shiner, Curator
5:30 p.m. Reception
6:30 p.m. Performance
www.warhol.org
Pittsburgh, PA


September 2010
Domenico Scarlatti's LA DIRINDINA
Ars Lyrica Houston

Jamie Barton, Mezzo-soprano (Dirindina)
Joseph Gaines, Tenor (Liscione)
Brian Shircliff, Baritone (Don Carissimo)
Matthew Dirst, Music Director
Tara Faircloth, Stage Director
Friday, September 24 at 7:30 p.m. 
Zilkha Hall, The Hobby Center for the Performing Arts
Monday, September 27 at 7:30 p.m.
San Jacinto College
www.arslyricahouston.org
Houston, Texas


2009-2010 SEASON

Summer 2010
Puccini's MADAMA BUTTERFLY (Goro)
Central City Opera

Matthew Halls, Conductor
Catherine Malfitano, Stage Director
www.centralcityopera.org
Central City, CO


May 24, 2010
** LINCOLN CENTER DEBUT **
Ermanno Wolf-Ferrari's I GIOIELLI DELLA MADONNA (Cicillo)

Teatro Grattacielo
David Wroe, Music Director/Conductor
www.grattacielo.org
The Rose Theater / Jazz at Lincoln Center
New York City


May 15, 2010
Masterworks of Mozart and Beethoven (Tenor Soloist)
The Combined Choirs of
Fox Chapel Presbyterian Church and
Sewickley Presbyterian Church

Katherine Mueller, Conductor
http://www.sewickleypresby.org/Music_Arts_Events.html
Fox Chapel Presbyterian Church
Pittsburgh, PA


April 24-May 2, 2010
Mozart's LE NOZZE DI FIGARO (Don Basilio/Curzio)
Pittsburgh Opera

Oren Gradus, Figaro
Sari Gruber, Susanna
Kevin Glavin, Bartolo
Lindsay Ammann, Marcellina
Zheng Cao, Cherubino
Joseph Gaines, Basilio/Curzio
Michael Todd Simpson, Count
Pamela Armstrong, Countess
Liam Moran, Antonio
Lara Lynn Cottrill, Barbarina
Gary Thor Wedow, Conductor
www.pittsburghopera.org
Pittsburgh, PA


April 18, 2010
Bach's B-Minor Mass (Tenor Soloist)
The Mendelssohn Choir of Pittsburgh

Betsy Burleigh, Conductor
East Liberty Presbyterian Church
Pittsburgh, PA
www.themendelssohn.org


February 14, 2010
Monteverdi's Vespers of 1610 (Tenor Soloist)
Calvary Episcopal Church
with
Chatham Baroque
and
The Spiritus Collective

Alan Lewis, Conductor
www.calvarypgh.org
Pittsburgh, PA


Saturday, January 30, 2010
Sunday, January 31, 2010
Britten's Serenade (Tenor Soloist)
Charlottesville Chamber Orchestra

Ian Zook, Horn
Kate Tamarkin, Conductor
www.cvillesymphony.org/
Charlottesville, VA


Thursday, January 14, 2010
Saturday, January 16, 2010
Stravinsky's THE RAKE'S PROGRESS (Sellem)
The Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra

William Burden, Tom Rakewell
Heidi Stober, Anne Trulove
Peter Coleman-Wright, Nick Shadow
Nancy Maultsby, Baba the Turk
Kevin Langan, Trulove
Judith Christin, Mother Goose
Joseph Gaines, Sellem

Edo de Waart, Conductor/Artistic Partner
www.thespco.org
Minneapolis/St. Paul, MN


Tuesday, December 8, 2009
Thursday, December 10, 2009
Handel's MESSIAH (Tenor Soloist)
The Choir of Men and Boys of
St. Thomas Church Fifth Avenue, NYC

with John Scott, Conductor
www.saintthomaschurch.org


November 19, 2009
Mozart's CORONATION MASS (Tenor Soloist)
Stephen Concordia, Conductor
Saint Vincent Archabbey

Latrobe, PA
www.saintvincentarchabbey.org


October 24-November 1, 2009
Verdi's FALSTAFF (Dr. Caius)
Pittsburgh Opera

Antony Walker, Conductor
www.pittsburghopera.org
Pittsburgh, PA


Friday, October 2, 2009
Sunday, October 4, 2009
Richard Strauss' ARIADNE AUF NAXOS (Scaramuccio)
Indianapolis Opera

www.indyopera.org
Indianapolis, IN


Wednesday, July 22, 2009 at 8:00p
Igor Stravinsky's Pulcinella (Tenor Soloist)
Saturday, July 25, 2009 at 8:00p
Mozart's Requiem (Tenor Soloist)
Mendocino Music Festival

Allan Pollack, Artistic Director & Conductor
www.mendocinomusic.com
Mendocino, CA


2008-2009 SEASON

Sunday, May 10, 2009
Handel's Il Trionfo del Tempo (Tempo)
Ars Lyrica Houston

Matthew Dirst, Music Director
www.arslyricahouston.org
Houston, TX 

Friday, April 24, 2009
Saturday, April 25, 2009
Puccini's GIANNI SCHICCHI (Gherardo)
Opera Theater of Pittsburgh

Bernie MacDonald, Conductor
www.operatheaterpittsburgh.org/
Pittsburgh, PA

Saturday, March 28, 2009
Sunday, March 29, 2009
Bach's St. John Passion (Evangelist)
Carnegie Mellon University

Maria Sensi Sellner, Conductor
www.sellner.org/maria/bio.html
Pittsburgh, PA

Friday, November 7, 2008
CPE Bach's Der Frühling (Tenor Soloist)
Ars Lyrica Houston

Matthew Dirst, Director
www.arslyricahouston.org
Houston, TX

Friday, September 5, 2008
Saturday, September 6, 2008
Handel's Ode for Saint Cecilia's Day (Tenor Soloist)
The Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra

Conductor -- Douglas Boyd
www.thespco.org
Minneapolis/St. Paul, MN

May 28 through August 24, 2008
Glimmerglass Opera

2008 Young American Artists Program

Cooperstown, NY

*

DAS LIEBESVERBOT (Pontio Pilato)
by Richard Wagner
July 19, 22m, 28m;
August 2, 10m, 14, 16m, 22

m = matinees

Sunday-Tuesday Matinees at 2:00 p.m.*
Saturday Matinees at 1:30 p.m.
Evening performances at 8:00 p.m. 

*

YOUNG ARTIST RECITAL
Sunday, August 17, 2008 at 7:00 p.m.

Works of Britten, Poulenc, and A. Scarlatti
With Grant Wenaus, Pianist;
Juliet Petrus, Soprano;
Anthony Roth Costanzo, Counter-tenor;
Todd Boyce, Baritone.



2007-2008 SEASON

Saturday, March 1, 2008
Oratorio sopra la Concettione della Beata Vergine

by Alessandro Scarlatti
Ars Lyrica Houston
More information at www.arslyricahouston.org
Houston, TX
Saturday, December 8 at 3:00 p.m.
and Sunday, December 9 at 3:00 p.m., 2007
Handel's Messiah
The Detroit Symphony Orchestra
Nicholas Kraemer, Conductor
More information at www.detroitsymphony.com
Detroit, MI


Tuesday, October 16, 2007
Alumni Recital with Robert Brewer, Piano

Music of Bach, Schoenberg, Vaughan Williams, Britten, Offenbach, and Kander/Ebb
University of Houston Honors College
More information at www.uh.edu/honors
Houston, TX


Sunday, October 7, 2007
Tuesday, October 9, 2007
All-Britten Program

Suite for Tenor and Chorus from Gloriana
Rejoice in the Lamb
Three Folksong Arrangements with Keith Weber, piano
Cantare Houston
Kevin Riehle, Director
More information at www.cantarehoustonsingers.org
Houston, TX 


Friday, September 28, 2007
Sunday, September 30, 2007
Mozart 's The Magic Flute (Monostatos)
Indianapolis Opera

With the Indianapolis Chamber Orchestra
Conductor -- James Caraher
Stage Director -- John Davies
More information at www.indyopera.org
Indianapolis, IN


May 30 through August 28, 2007
2007 Glimmerglass Opera Young American Artists Program

www.glimmerglass.org
Cooperstown, NY 


Orpheus in the Underworld (Mercury)
by Jacques Offenbach
July 7, 9m, 15m, 24m, 29m;
August 2, 4m, 7m, 10, 13m, 18, 26m

Orphée (Glazier-cover; Reporter-cover)
by Philip Glass
July 21, 23m, 31m;
August 4, 12m, 16, 18m, 21m, 24, 27m

Solo Recital with Timothy Hoekman, piano
Sunday August 12 at 6:45 p.m.

Grace Episcopal Church – Cherry Valley
Works of Martin Luther, Bach, Schoenberg, Vaughan Williams, and Kander/Ebb


2006-2007 SEASON

Saturday, May 19, 2007 at 8:00 p.m. 
Haydn's Harmoniemesse
The Bronx Symphony Orchestra

José Alejandro Guzman, Conductor
Lovinger Theater, Lehman College
Bronx, NY


Friday, May 4, 2007 at 8:00 p.m. 
Sunday, May 6, 2007 at 2:00 p.m.
Verdi's Falstaff (Bardolfo)
Indianapolis Opera

With the Indianapolis Chamber Orchestra
Falstaff -- Timothy Noble
Alice -- Amy Johnson
Conductor -- James Caraher
Stage Director -- Michael Ehrman
Indianapolis, IN


Saturday, March 24, 2006 at 8:00 p.m.
Sunday, March 25, 2006 at 4:00 p.m.
Mozart Great Mass in C minor (K.427)
Mozart Litaniae de venerabili altaris Sacramento (K. 243)
The Master Singers of Westchester

Les Hadsell, Conductor
Bedford, NY


Tuesday, December 12, 2006 at 7:30 p.m. 
and Thursday, December 14, 2006 at 7:30 p.m. 
Handel's Messiah
The Saint Thomas Choir of Men and Boys with Concert Royale

Saint Thomas Church Fifth Avenue
New York City


Saturday, December 2, 2006 at 7:30 p.m.
I Pagliacci (Beppe)

by Ruggiero Leoncavallo
Opera Company of Brooklyn
New York City


Saturday, November 18, 2006 at 7:00 p.m.
and Sunday, November 26, 2006 at 3:00 p.m.
Madama Butterfly (Goro)

by Giacomo Puccini
Regina Opera
New York City 


Summer 2006
Apprentice Artist, Central City Opera: 

Mainstage roles in The Ballad of Baby Doe (Old Miner, President Chester Arthur, Mayor of Leadville)
and
L'Incoronazione di Poppea (Liberto, Soldato) 
Central City, CO


2005-2006 SEASON

Sunday, May 7, 2006 at 3:00 p.m.
The Splendor of Bach: Cantata Fest
Washington Bach Consort, J. Reilly Lewis, Conductor

Schlesinger Performing Arts Center
Alexandria, VA


Saturday, April 1, 2006 at 8:00 p.m. 
Handel's Messiah
Atlanta Baroque Orchestra and Several Dancers Core

Antoine Plante, Conductor
The Rialto Center for the Performing Arts
Atlanta, GA


January through March, 2006
Apprentice Artist, Sarasota Opera: 

Concert Scenes include Cosi fan Tutte (Ferrando), Wuthering Heights (Joseph), and Falstaff (Caius)
Sarasota, FL


Sunday, November 27, 2005 at 5:00 p.m. 
J.S. Bach's Christmas Oratorio, Parts I & II
(Evangelist & aria soloist) 

Houston Bach Society Choir and Orchestra
Christ the King Lutheran Church
Houston, TX


Monday, September 19, 2005 at 7:30 p.m. 
Recital with Tom Jaber, piano

Music of Bach, Britten, Howells, Hahn, Duparc, Kander/Ebb, Verdi, Vaughn Williams
St. Paul's United Methodist Church
Houston, TX


August 2005
World Premiere Recording
"Oratorio sopra la Concettione della Beata Vergine" 

by Alessandro Scarlatti
Ars Lyrica Houston
Houston, TX


In the 1980s at the Houston Children's Museum in Houston, Texas.