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David Kravitz, baritone

SCHEDULE

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Tevye - Fiddler on the Roof (Bock)
Ash Lawn Opera
Crystal Manich, director
Mark Sforzini, conductor
July 31 - August 8, 2014
Paramount Theatre, 215 E. Main St., Charlottesville, VA
Baron Douphol/cover Germont - La traviata (Verdi)
Boston Lyric Opera
Chas Rader-Shieber, director
Arthur Fagen, conductor
October 10-19, 2014
Shubert Theatre, Boston, MA
Mörike-lieder (Wolf)
Emmanuel Music
Pianist TBA
November 16, 2014, 4 pm
Emmanuel Church, 15 Newbury St., Boston, MA
Chris van Allsburg's Polar Express (Rob Kapilow) - Boston premiere
New England Philharmonic
Richard Pittman, conductor
December 14, 2014, 3 pm
Tsai Performance Center, 685 Commonwealth Ave., Boston, MA
Rabbi Lempert - Enemies, A Love Story (Ben Moore) - world premiere
Palm Beach Opera
Sam Helfrich, director
David Stern, conductor
February 20-22, 2015
Kravis Center for the Performing Arts, West Palm Beach, FL
Additional engagements in 2014-2015 TBA.

SCHEDULE ARCHIVE (selected)

2014

Verdi - Un giorno di regno (Tesoriere La Rocca)
Odyssey Opera (Joshua Major/Gil Rose) - Reviews 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7

Sondheim - A Little Night Music (Fredrik Egerman)
Emmanuel Music (Lynn Torgove/Ryan Turner) - Reviews 1, 2

2013

Sparr - Approaching Ali (Davis Miller) - world premiere
Washington National Opera (Nicole Watson/Steven Jarvi) - Reviews 1, 2, 3, 4

Britten - Peter Grimes (Captain Balstrode)
Chautauqua Opera (Jay Lesenger/Steven Osgood) - Review

Wagner - Rienzi (Paolo Orsini)
Odyssey Opera (Gil Rose) - Reviews 1, 2, 3, 4

MacMillan - Clemency (Abraham) - U.S. premiere
Boston Lyric Opera (Andrew Eggert/David Angus) - Reviews 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7

Harbison - The Great Gatsby (Nick Carraway)
Emmanuel Music (Ryan Turner) - Reviews 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7

Handel - Radamisto (Farasmane)
English Concert (Harry Bicket) - Reviews 1, 2, 3, 4

Mahler (arr. Schoenberg) - Lieder eines fahrenden Gesellen
Sebago-Long Lake Music Festival

Gilbert & Sullivan - The Mikado (Pooh-Bah)
Lyric Opera of Kansas City (Theisen/Ferrell) - Reviews 1, 2

Verdi - Arias and Duets
Symphony Pro Musica (Mark Churchill) - Review

Pergolesi - La serva padrona (Uberto)
Boston Baroque (Martin Pearlman) - Reviews 1, 2, 3, 4

Fairouz - Anything Can Happen (NY and Boston premieres)
Cantori New York (Mark Shapiro) and Back Bay Chorale (Scott Allen Jarrett) - Reviews 1, 2

Fairouz - Symphony No. 3 (Poems and Prayers) (west coast premiere)
UCLA Philharmonia (Neal Stulberg)

Haydn - Die Schöpfung (Raphael & Adam)
Newton Choral Society (David Carrier) - Review

Verdi - Rigoletto (Monterone)
Boston Youth Symphony Orchestra (Federico Cortese)

2012

Tippett - The Midsummer Marriage (King Fisher)
Boston Modern Orchestra Project (Gil Rose) - Reviews 1, 2, 3

Stravinsky - Le Rossignol (Chambellan)
Boston Symphony Orchestra (Charles Dutoit)

Vaughan Williams - Fantasia on Christmas Carols
Boston Pops (Keith Lockhart)

Musto - The Inspector (Cosimo)
Boston Lyric Opera (Leon Major/David Angus) - Reviews 1, 2, 3

Donizetti - Don Pasquale (Dr. Malatesta)
Boston Midsummer Opera (Austin Pendleton/Susan Davenny Wyner) - Reviews 1, 2, 3

J. Strauss - Die Fledermaus (Dr. Falke)
Opera Memphis (Ned Canty/Steven Osgood) - Review

Handel - Almira (Raymondo)
Operamission (Jeff Caldwell/Jennifer Peterson) - Reviews 1, 2, 3

Lazar Weiner - Yiddish Art Songs
Boston Jewish Music Festival (Yehudi Wyner, piano) - Reviews 1, 2

Haydn - The Seasons
Back Bay Chorale (Scott Allen Jarrett, conductor)

Walton - Belshazzar's Feast
Pioneer Valley Symphony Orchestra (Paul Phillips, conductor)

2011

Puccini - Turandot (Ping)
Florentine Opera (Eric Einhorn/Joseph Rescigno) - Reviews 1, 2, 3, 4

Stravinsky - The Rake's Progress (Nick Shadow)
Emmanuel Music (Ryan Turner) - Reviews 1, 2, 3

Bach - St. John Passion (Pilate, Peter)
Boston Symphony Orchestra (Masaaki Suzuki) - Reviews 1, 2, 3

Wachner - Come my dark eyed one
Washington Chorus (Julian Wachner) - Reviews 1, 2

Rossini - L'italiana in Algeri (Taddeo)
Boston Midsummer Opera (Drew Minter/Susan Davenny Wyner) - Reviews 1, 2, 3, 4

Ravel - Histoires naturelles; Poulenc - Le bestiaire
Boston Chamber Music Society (Mihae Lee & Randall Hodgkinson, piano) - Reviews 1, 2

Hindemith - Cardillac (Gold Merchant/Provost Marshall)
Opera Boston (Nic Muni/Gil Rose) - Reviews 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8

Machover - Death and the Powers (U.N. Delegate) - U.S. premiere
American Repertory Theater (Diane Paulus/Gil Rose) - Review

2010

Strauss - Intermezzo (Ein Kommerzienrat)
New York City Opera (Leon Major/George Manahan)

Handel - Messiah
Baltimore Symphony Orchestra (Edward Polochick)

Britten - War Requiem (cover baritone soloist)
Saito Kinen Orchestra (Seiji Ozawa)

MacMillan - St. John Passion (Christus - cover)
Boston Symphony Orchestra (Sir Colin Davis)

Mendelssohn - Elijah (bass in double quartet)
Boston Symphony Orchestra (Rafael Frühbeck de Burgos)

Bloch - Sacred Service (Cantor)
Chorus pro Musica (Betsy Burleigh) - Review

Garfein - Scenes from Rosencrantz and Guildenstern Are Dead (Guildenstern)
Boston Classical Orchestra (Steven Lipsitt) - Reviews 1, 2

Ash - The Golden Ticket (Lord Salt) - world premiere
Opera Theatre of St. Louis (James Robinson dir.; Timothy Redmond cond.) - Review

Mozart - Requiem
Britten - Cantata misericordium
Providence Singers (Andrew Clark)

2009

Menotti - The Consul (Mr. Kofner) - Reviews 1, 2, 3, 4, 5
Verdi - La traviata (Dr. Grenvil) - Review
Glimmerglass Opera (Helfrich/Angus; J. Miller/Agrest)

Haydn - Die Schöpfung (Raphael)
Emmanuel Music (John Harbison) - Reviews 1, 2

Verdi - La traviata (Germont)
Pioneer Valley Symphony (Paul Phillips)

Cimarosa - Il maestro di cappella
Mozart - Bastien und Bastienne (Colas)
Boston Baroque (Martin Pearlman) - Reviews 1, 2

Harbison - Winter's Tale (Leontes)
Boston Modern Orchestra Project (Gil Rose) - Reviews 1, 2, 3

Bach - Magnificat
Boston Baroque, at the Casals Festival, San Juan, PR (Martin Pearlman)

Smetana - The Bartered Bride (Krusina)
Opera Boston (Daniel Pelzig/Gil Rose) - Reviews 1, 2

Puccini - Turandot (Ping)
Chorus pro Musica (Jeffrey Rink) - Reviews 1, 2, 3

Brahms - Ein deutsches Requiem
Wachner - Come my dark eyed one (world premiere)
Back Bay Chorale (Scott Allen Jarrett) - Review

Vores - Goback Goback
Boston Modern Orchestra Project (Gil Rose) - Review

Mendelssohn - Elijah (Elijah)
Brookline Chorus (Lisa Graham)

2008

Handel - Messiah
Philadelphia Orchestra (Julian Wachner)

Bach - St. Matthew Passion (Pilate, Pontifex, Peter)
Boston Symphony Orchestra (Bernard Haitink) - Reviews 1, 2, 3

Berlioz - Les Troyens (Trojan Soldier, 1st Sentinel)
Boston Symphony Orchestra (James Levine) - Reviews 1, 2

Martin y Soler - Una Cosa Rara (Lisargo)
Opera Theatre of St. Louis (Rader-Shieber, dir.; Rovaris, cond.)

Yannatos - A Lear Symphony (world premiere)
Harvard-Radcliffe Orchestra (James Yannatos) - Review

Weber - Der Freischütz (Prince Ottokar)
Opera Boston (Helfrich, dir.; Rose, cond.)

Bach - St. Matthew Passion (bass arias)
Lincoln (NE) Symphony (Edward Polochick)

Britten - Cantata misericordium
Cantata Singers (David Hoose)

Fussell - High Bridge
Cantata Singers (David Hoose) - Review

Bach - B Minor Mass
Emmanuel Music (John Harbison) - Review

Purcell - King Arthur
Boston Baroque (Martin Pearlman) - Review

Mahler - Kindertotenlieder
Boston Conservatory Orchestra (Beatrice Jona Affron) - Review

Handel - Semele (Somnus, Cadmus)
Opera Boston (Martin Pearlman cond., Sam Helfrich dir.) - Reviews 1, 2, 3

Navok - And the Trains Kept Coming - world premiere
Cantata Singers (David Hoose) - Reviews 1, 2

2007

Berg - Wozzeck (Wozzeck)
New England Philharmonic (Richard Pittman)

Gilbert & Sullivan - The Mikado (Ko-Ko)
Opera Theatre of St. Louis (Joseph Illick cond., Ned Canty dir.) - Reviews 1, 2, 3, 4

Orff - Carmina Burana
Cantata Singers (David Hoose) - Review

Mahler - Lieder eines fahrenden Gesellen
New England Philharmonic (Richard Pittman) - Review

Weill - Der Lindberghflug - Boston premiere
Cantata Singers (David Hoose) - Reviews 1, 2

Bach - St. Matthew Passion (Jesus)
Back Bay Chorale (Scott Allen Jarrett)