Benjamin Taylor, baritone, begins the 2019-2020 season with a debut at Sacramento Philharmonic & Opera in Opera Favorites: All Mozart concert. He then returns to Pittsburgh Opera for Le Däncaire in Carmen before making another debut at Opera Ithaca as Count Almaviva in Le nozze di Figaro.
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Mr. Taylor was a Gerdine Young Artist (2015, 2016) and Richard Gaddes Festival Artist (2017) at Opera Theatre of Saint Louis where he performed the roles of Fiorello in The Barber of Seville, Cowardly Giant in Shalimar the Clown, and Prince Yamadori in Madame Butterfly. Additionally, he covered Figaro in The Barber of Seville, Marcello in La bohème, Musik Teacher in Ariadne auf Naxos, Sharpless in Madame Butterfly, and Lawyer Huld in The Trial. In 2016, he also performed Marcello in La bohème with Crested Butte Festival, and Prince Yamadori in Madama Butterfly for Berkshire Opera’s inaugural season.
Benjamin received his Master of Music from Boston University, where he also earned his Performer’s Certificate with Boston University’s Opera Institute. While at BU, he performed
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