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David Kravitz, baritone

SCHEDULE

 

Dunois - The Maid of Orleans (Tchaikovsky)
Odyssey Opera
Gil Rose, conductor
September 16, 2017, 7:30 pm
Jordan Hall, Boston, MA
Settings of Allen Ginsberg poetry (Hyla, Vores, Ruehr)
Emmanuel Music
with the Arneis Quartet
September 23, 2017
Emmanuel Church, Boston, MA
Brander - The Damnation of Faust (Berlioz)
Boston Symphony Orchestra
Charles Dutoit, conductor
October 26-28, 2017
Symphony Hall, Boston, MA
Reciter - Ode to Napoleon Buonaparte (Schoenberg)
Boston Chamber Music Society
November 12, 2017
Sanders Theatre, Cambridge, MA
Arias and Barcarolles (Bernstein)
Longy School of Music
Wayman Chin and Brian Moll, pianists
December 7, 2017, 8 pm
Longy School of Music, Cambridge, MA
Creon & Messenger - Oedipus Rex (Stravinsky)
Emmanuel Music
Ryan Turner, conductor
February 23, 2018
Sanders Theatre, Cambridge, MA
Kurwenal - Tristan und Isolde (Act II) (Wagner)
Boston Symphony Orchestra
Andris Nelsons, conductor
April 5 & 7, 2018
Symphony Hall, Boston, MA
Kurwenal - Tristan und Isolde (Act II) (Wagner)
Boston Symphony Orchestra
Andris Nelsons, conductor
April 12, 2018, 8 pm
Carnegie Hall, New York, NY
Additional engagements in 2017-18 TBA.

SCHEDULE ARCHIVE (selected)

2017

Janacek - The Cunning Little Vixen (Forester)
Opera Santa Barbara (Crystal Manich/Kostis Protopapas) - Review

Bach - St. Matthew Passion (Pilate & aria soloist)
Emmanuel Music (Ryan Turner) - Reviews 1, 2

2016

Moro - Love Hurts (De Sade/Gilles de Rais) - world premiere
Associazione SoloCanto/Center for Contemporary Opera (Federica Santambrogio/James Ross) - Review

Strauss - Der Rosenkavalier (Notary)
Boston Symphony Orchestra (Andris Nelsons) - Reviews 1, 2, 3

Poulenc - Le bal masqué; Ullmann - Liederbuch des Hafis; Brahms - Liebeslieder Walzer
Santa Fe Chamber Music Festival

Purcell - King Arthur (Cold Genius)
Henry Purcell Society of Boston (Scanlan/I. Watson) Review

Beethoven - Fidelio (Pizarro)
Grand Harmonie (Julia Mintzer/Geoffrey McDonald)

Donizetti - Il Campanello (Enrico)
Boston Midsummer Opera (Antonio Ocampo-Guzman/Susan Davenny Wyner) - Reviews 1, 2, 3

Bach - Der Streit zwischen Phoebus und Pan (Pan)
Weill - Seven Deadly Sins (Mother)
Emmanuel Music & Urbanity Dance (Betsi Graves/Ryan Turner)
- Reviews 1, 2

Hoffer - Lear in the Wilderness (world premiere)
Boston Musica Viva (Richard Pittman) - Reviews 1, 2

Beethoven - Symphony No. 9
Cape Symphony (Jung Ho Pak) - Review
New Bedford Symphony/Back Bay Chorale (David MacKenzie/Scott Allen Jarrett) - Review

2015

Puccini - Tosca (Scarpia)
Skylight Music Theatre (Jill Anna Ponasik/Viswa Subbaraman) - Reviews 1, 2, 3, 4

Rossini - La cenerentola (Don Magnifico)
Opera Saratoga (Lawrence Edelson/Gary Thor Wedow)

Schuller - The Fisherman and his Wife (The Fish)
Odyssey Opera (Gil Rose) - Reviews 1, 2, 3

Moravec - The Blizzard Voices
Boston Modern Orchestra Project (Gil Rose) - Review

Ben Moore - Enemies, A Love Story (Rabbi Lampert) - world premiere
Palm Beach Opera (Sam Helfrich/David Stern) - Review

Beethoven - Missa Solemnis
Back Bay Chorale (Scott Allen Jarrett)

Matthew Aucoin - Crossing
American Repertory Theater (Diane Paulus/Matthew Aucoin)

2014

Bock - Fiddler on the Roof (Tevye)
Ash Lawn Opera (Crystal Manich/Mark Sforzini) - Review

Verdi - Un giorno di regno (Tesoriere La Rocca)
Odyssey Opera (Joshua Major/Gil Rose) - Reviews 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8

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

Britten - War Requiem
Boston University Symphony Orchestra & Chorus (Scott Allen Jarrett & David Hoose) - Review

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, 4

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)