Clemency recording

I’m very happy to announce that a recording of James MacMillan’s new opera Clemency will be available for commercial release later this year! Our production at Boston Lyric Opera was the North American premiere, and part of a co-production with Royal Opera House Covent Garden and Scottish Opera, and this recording was taken live from several […]

Una Parola

Hi all! While working here at Arizona Opera on Lucia di Lammermoor, I’ll be doing a little concert with a truly inspiring colleague from the production, Lisette Oropesa. The special treat for me, besides performing with an artist of Lisette’s caliber, is a favorite duet that we’ll be singing together: “Una parola, o Adina,” from […]

Broadway, Baby

Next week, I’m giving a little duo recital for the Liederkranz Foundation, a joint venture with the fabulous mezzo-soprano Stephanie Lauricella.  This is a great organization, who provides support to young singers via their annual vocal competition, of which I was fortunate enough to be among this past year’s winners.  They’ve already presented me in concert at […]

Daddy Issues: Lucia di Lammermoor

             Hey y’all.  So lately I’ve been working on a very big role, Sir Edgardo di Ravenswood in Donizetti’s Lucia di Lammermoor.  This opera is famous for the big ‘mad scene’ in the final act, when the leading lady loses her sanity (and then her life), tossing off vocal fireworks […]

Two Hans’s too many?

So, last weekend, I sang the tenor solo’s in Mahler’s Das Lied von der Erde.  It was a wonderful experience– the score is magnificent and fit like a glove, I was sharing the stage with one of the world’s most prominent young singers, the performance went well and the audience response was enthusiastic.  The piece […]