Saturday, May 27, 2017 at 8pm
Kenneth Overton, Baritone
As a leading baritone, Kenneth has sung with San Francisco Opera, New York City Opera, Opera Memphis, Nashville Opera, Utah Festival Opera, Opera Delaware, Sacramento Opera and Opera Carolina. His roles with these companies include Michele (Il Tabarro), Germont (La Traviata)Papageno (Die Zauberflöte), Sharpless (Madama Butterfly), Leporello (Don Giovanni). Kenneth's interpretation of the title role in Porgy and Bess has been acclaimed as "breathtaking." Recently, he recently sang the role with Opéra de Montréal, Palacio Bellas Artes in Mexico City and the Royal Danish Opera as Porgy. He made his international debut at Deutsche Oper Berlin, and in concert with The WDR Orchestra of Cologne at the Klangvokal Music Festival in Dortmund, as well as The Lithuanian State Symphony Orchestra. Other concert performances include Messiah with the Phoenix Symphony and the Chamber Orchestra of Philadelphia and Elijah with the New Jersey Symphony. This season Kenneth returns to David Geffen Hall in Mozart’sRequiem and Vesperae de Confessore.