Hailed for his "robust" singing with "great emotional depth", Steven Fredericks has made his mark with some of opera's most celebrated roles. Fredericks' impressive repertory encompasses all styles and represents his versatility as a performer.
Appearing with many leading American companies including The Dallas Opera as Antonio in Lee Hoiby’s The Tempest, The Cinncinati Opera as Timur in Turandot and The Baltimore Opera as Reinmar in Tannhäuser, he has balanced his career with performances of concert works such as The Messiah at Carnegie Hall, Beethoven's 9th and Mass in C Minor with The Mineola Symphony and Verdi's Requiem with The Hudson Opera Theatre. Internationally he sang Sparafucile in Rigoletto with The Chuvash State Theatre (Cheboksare, Russia), the Herald in Lohengrin, Paris/Saone-et-Loire (France) where he also appeared as the bass soloist in the Beethoven 9th symphony. In past seasons he performed Zaccaria in Nabucco and the title role in Boito's Mefistofele with the Taconic Opera and The Commendatore in Don Giovanni and the title role in Der Fliegende Holländer with The Connecticut Lyric Opera. Other performances include Strommenger in La Wally with Teatro Grattacielo at Alice Tully Hall, Lincoln Center where he also created the role of Signorelli in the world premier of Louis Gioia's Un Racconto Fiorentino.
Recently, he sang The Commendatore in Don Giovanni with Salt Marsh Opera, Hunding in Die Walküre with The Adelphi Orchestra and Scarpia in Tosca with both the Connecticut Lyric Opera and The Greve Festival in Italy.
Upcoming performances include Filippo in Don Carlo with the Fulham Opera (London, UK) and King Marke in Tristan und Isolde (Connecticut Lyric Opera).
This summer (2018) he rejoins the the faculty of the Greve Festival (Greve-in-Chianti, Italy) located in the heart of Tuscany performing the Rossini Stabat Mater.
Photo: Marilyn Monsanto