TOBIAS GREENHALGH

TOBIAS GREENHALGH

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A young, exciting talent, Tobias Greenhalgh is highly requested by important opera and concert houses worldwide.

Tobias' highlights in the 2018/19 season will be performances in Don Giovanni, a Liederabend in Poland, as well as his debut in Don Pasquale in Montpellier, France. He sang at the Carnegie Hall, the Bolshoi Theatre and the Theater an der Wien, amongst others.

UPCOMING
National Forum of Music Wroclaw, Poland / Liederabend with Marcin Koziel
January 17, 2019

 

Biography

TObias Greenhalgh, baritone

Baritone Tobias Greenhalgh is a versatile singer on the rise, whom Opera News recently claimed was "so clearly headed for success.” This season, he sings his first performances of Don Giovanni with both Virginia Opera and Baltimore Concert Opera. He also sings his first performances of Dr. Malatesta in Don Pasquale with Opéra national de Montpellier, returns to Palm Beach Opera for Dr. Falke in Die Fledermaus, and sings Tom Joad in The Grapes of Wrath with Michigan Opera Theatre. Last season, he joined the Glyndebourne Opera Tour for performances of Figaro in Il barbiere di Siviglia, Festival d'Aix-en-Provence for the title role in Dido and Aeneas, and Theater an der Wien for Cecil in Maria Stuarda and Demetrius in A Midsummer Night’s Dream. He also returned to Palm Beach Opera as Maximilian in Candide, joined the Grand Teton Music Festival for performances of Riff in West Side Story, and made two Carnegie Hall debuts singing Smyth’s The Prison with the Cecilia Chorus of New York along with a recital at Weil Recital Hall.

Recent performances include Tom Joad in Gordon’s The Grapes of Wrath with Opera Theatre of Saint Louis, Belcore in L’elisir d’amore with the Orlando Philharmonic, a quartet of roles in King Arthur with Staatstheater am Gärtnerplatz, Sam in Pirates of Penzance with Palm Beach Opera, Jud Fry in Oklahoma! with Charlottesville Opera, Ned Keene in Peter Grimes and Littore and Tribuno in L’incoronazione di Poppea at the Theater an der Wien, Escamillo in Carmen and the Father in Hänsel und Gretel at the Wiener Kammeroper, Doctor Falke in Die Fledermaus at the Franz Lehár Festival in Bad Ischl, Austria and returned to Palm Beach Opera as Moralès in Carmen. While a member of the Junges Ensemble of the Theater an der Wien, he made his European debut as the title role of Eugene Onegin at the Wiener Kammeroper, followed by performances of Argante in Rinaldo, which he reprised in a tour to the Bolshoi Theater, Ramiro in L’heure Espagnole, Le Directeur and Le Gendarme in Les mamelles de Tirésias, Cecco in Gli Uccellatori, and was presented in solo concert and recital. As a Gerdine Young Artist at the Opera Theatre of Saint Louis, he created the roles of Leo Stein and Man Ray in the world premiere of Ricky Ian Gordon’s 27 (released on Albany Records). He also joined Wolf Trap Opera as a Filene Artist, singing La Mari in Les mamelles de Tirésias and Le Dancaïre in Carmen. He sang Schaunard in La bohème with Palm Beach Opera with Palm Beach Opera in a return to the company after being a member of the company’s young artist program at which he sang Figaro in family performances of Il barbiere di Siviglia as well as Fiorello in the company’s mainstage performances and Hermann and and Schlémil in Les contes d’Hoffmann. On the concert stage, he has sung Bach’s Saint Matthew Passion with Soli Deo Gloria and The Druid Priest in Mendelssohn’s Die erste Walpurgisnacht and Vaughan Williams’ Five Mystical Songs with Saint George’s Choral Society as well as joining the Opera Orchestra of New York for a gala concert at Alice Tully Hall. He was presented by the Brooklyn Art Song Society in a recital of Wolf’s Mörike Lieder with the Brooklyn Art Song Society and joined the New York Festival of Song for three concert programs, and was a Schwab Vocal Rising Star at the Caramoor Center for Music and the Arts. Additionally he was a vocal fellow in the 2013 Toronto Summer Music Festival.

Tobias Greenhalgh is a graduate of The Juilliard School, from which he earned both his Bachelor of Music and Master of Music degrees. In his final year at Juilliard, he sang Malatesta in Don Pasquale and the Ferryman in Curlew River following previous performances of Demetrius in A Midsummer Night’s Dream, Aeneas in Dido and Aeneas, and The Voice of Pokaye in Davies’ Komilitonen!. He is a first place winner of the 2013 Liederkranz Competition in the opera divison. In past seasons, his other competition wins included grand prize in the Metropolitan International Music Festival Competition, first place in the Mario Lanza Competition, second place in the Oratorio Society of New York Competition, third place in the Gerda Lissner Competition, an encouragement award in the Marilyn Horne Song Competition, and career grants from The Licia Albanese-Puccini Foundation, Giulio Gari Foundation, and Opera Index, Inc. Additionally, he is the co-creator of Operation Superpower, a superhero opera for kids that promotes an anti-bullying stance from early school years. The program was recently featured on a PBS Newshour special on entrepreneurship in the classical arts.

 

 

 

 

Biographie

Bariton Tobias Greenhalgh ist ein vielseitiger Sänger auf dem Vormarsch, den Opera News kürzlich als "prädestiniert für Erfolg" bezeichnete.

In dieser Saison 2018/19 singt er seine ersten Aufführungen von Don Giovanni mit der Virginia Opera und der Baltimore Concert Opera und tritt auch als Dr. Malatesta in Don Pasquale mit der Opéra national de Montpellier auf. Darüber hinaus steht eine Rückkehr zur Palm Beach Opera für Dr. Falke in Die Fledermaus, Tom Joad in The Grapes of Wrath (Michigan Opera Theatre) auf dem Programm.

Letzte Saison schloss er sich der Glyndebourne Opera-Tour für Auftritte des Figaro in Il Barbiere di Siviglia, außerdem dem Festival d'Aix-en-Provence für die Titelrolle in Dido und Aeneas und dem Theater an der Wien für Cecil in Maria Stuarda und Demetrius in einem Sommernachtstraum an. Er kehrte auch nach Palm Beach, Florida Maximilian in Candide zurück, trat beim Grand Teton Music Festival in Aufführungen der West Side Story als Riff auf, und gab zwei Debüts in der Carnegie Hall, in Smyth The Prison mit dem Cecilia Chorus von New York sowie bei einem Konzert in der Weil Recital Hall.

Zu seinen letzten Auftritten gehören Tom Joad in Gordons The Grapes of Wrath in der Opera Saint Louis, Belcore in L'elisir d'amore mit dem Orlando Philharmonic, ein Quartett in King Arthur im Staatstheater am Gärtnerplatz München , Sam in Pirates of Penzance in der Palm Beach Opera Oper, Jud Fry in Oklahoma!, Charlottesville Opera, Ned Keene in Peter Grimes, Littore, Tribuno in L'incoronazione di Poppea am Theater an der Wien, Escamillo in Carmen und der Vater in Hänsel und Gretel an der Wiener Kammeroper, Doktor Falke in Die Fledermaus beim Franz Lehár Festival in Bad Ischl, Österreich.

Als Mitglied des Jungen Ensembles des Theaters an der Wien debütierte er an der Wiener Kammeroper in der Titelrolle in Eugen Onegin, gefolgt von Argante in Rinaldo, die er im Rahmen einer Tournee im Bolschoi-Theater wiedergab. Weiters: Ramiro in L'heure Espagnole, Le Directeur und Le Gendarme in Les mamelles de Tirésias, Cecco in Gli Uccellatori sowie zahlreiche Solokonzerte und Recitals vorgestellt. Er sang Schaunard in La Bohème an der Palm Beach Opera, nachdem er Mitglied des jungen Künstlerprogramms des Ensembles war. Dort gab er auch den Figaro in Familienaufführungen des Il Barbiere di Siviglia sowie Fiorello. In jener Opernkompanie sang Tobias auch in Les Contes d'Hoffmann.

Auf der Konzertbühne sang er Bachs Matthäuspassion mit Soli Deo Gloria, und den Druidenpriester in Mendelssohn-Bartholdys Erster Walpurgisnacht, Vaughan Williams 'Fünf mystische Lieder mit der Saint George's Choral Society und trat dem Opernorchester von New York für ein Gala-Konzert in der Alice Tully Hall bei. Darüber hinaus war er 2013 Sänger am Toronto Summer Music Festival.

Tobias Greenhalgh ist Absolvent der Juilliard School of Music.

Er ist Preisträger des Liederkranzwettbewerbs 2013 in der Kategorie Oper. Zu seinen weiteren Wettbewerben zählen in den vergangenen Jahren der Hauptpreis beim Metropolitan International Music Festival Wettbewerb, der 1. Platz beim Mario Lanza Wettbewerb, der 2. Platz beim Oratorio Society Wettbewerb in New York, der 3. Platz beim Gerda Lissner Wettbewerb, ein Förderpreis in der Marilyn Horne Song Wettbewerb sowie Stipendien der Licia Albanese-Puccini-Stiftung, Giulio Gari-Stiftung und Opera Index, Inc.

 

 

 

Repertoire

Bernstein – Candide – Maximilian

Bernstein – West Side Story – Riff

Bizet – Carmen – Morales/Escamillo

Britten - Billy Budd- Billy Budd

Britten - Peter Grimes - Ned Keene

Britten - Midsummer Nightʼs Dream – Demetrius

Debussy – Pelléas et Melisande - Pelléas

Donizetti - Elisir dʼamore – Belcore

Donizetti - Don Pasquale – Malatesta

Donizetti – Maria Stuarda – Lord Cecil

Gordon – Grapes of Wrath – Tom Joad

Händel – Rinaldo – Argante

Humperdinck - Hänsel und Gretel – Father

van Italie – Great Sorcerer – The Father

Kolonovits – Juez – Third Man

Lehár - Lustige Witwe – Danilo

Monteverdi – Incoronazione di Poppea – Littore/Tribun

Mozart - Nozze di Figaro – Conte Almaviva

Mozart - Zauberflöte – Papageno

Mozart - Così fan tutte – Guglielmo

Mozart - Don Giovanni - Don Giovanni

Poulenc - Mamelles de Tiresias – Le mari

Puccini – Bohème – Schaunard/Marcello

Purcell - Dido and Aeneas – Aeneas

Purcell – King Arthur – Comus/Aeolus/Cold Genius

Ravel - Heure Espagnole – Ramiro

Rossini - Barbiere di Siviglia – Figaro

Schubert - Winterreise

Strauß - Fledermaus - Dr. Falke

Sullivan – Pirates of Penzance - Samuel

Tchaikovsky – Eugene Onegin – Eugene Onegin

Contact

Dr. Maria Chiozza

mc@medea-music.com

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