Christopher Burchett

baritone

Performances: Dad/Cafe Manager/Police Chief in Turnage’s Greek with Boston Lyric Opera; Ming in Gilgamesh (part of the world premiere of the Ouroboros Trilogy) with Beth Morrison Projects; Captain Corcoran in H.M.S. Pinafore and Harlekin in Ariadne auf Naxos with Virginia Opera; Sweeney Todd with Eugene Opera; Don Giovanni with Cedar Rapids Opera Theatre; Father Palmer in Silent Night with Fort Worth Opera; The Poe Project with Fort Worth and Fargo-Moorhead Opera; David T. Little’s Soldier Songs at the PROTOTYPE New Music Festival; several world premieres, including M. Carré-Lamadon in Stephen Hartke’s The Greater Good with Glimmerglass Opera; and Justin in Anthony Davis’ Wakonda’s Dream and baritone soloist in Paul Moravec’s Blizzard Voices, both with Opera Omaha
Appearances: Beethoven’s Ninth Symphony with the York Symphony Orchestra; Carmina Burana with the Omaha Symphony; Carmel and Boulder Bach Festivals, and Bethlehem Bach Festival singing Bach’s B-minor Mass as part of an Emmy-winning national PBS broadcast entitled “Make a Joyful Noise”; Vaughn Williams’ Fantasia on Christmas Carols with the New York Choral Society; Britten’s War Requiem with the Louisville Orchestra; “So in Love With Broadway,” a concert of musical standards and selections from the music of Frank Lesser with the Omaha Symphony
Upcoming: Larry Foreman in The Cradle Will Rock and Sander in Zémire et Azor with Opera Saratoga
Recordings: World-premiere recording of The Greater Good, Naxos; “Opera America Songbook,” a recorded collection of 47 songs commissioned by Opera America to celebrate the opening of the National Opera Center

Christopher Burchett performed with The Orchestra Now on April 8 & 9, 2017.