Paul D’Arcy (tenor) is in demand nationally as a soloist, chamber musician, and music educator. Recent solo appearances include Handel’s Messiah with the Austin Symphony, True Concord, and Ensemble viii; Mozart’s Requiem with the Austin Symphony; Mendelssohn’s Elijah and Bach’s Christmas Oratorio with Concordia University; Haydn’s Lord Nelson Mass with the Advent Choir of Boston; Monteverdi’s Vespers with ensemble viii; Schütz’s Musikalische Exequien with the Texas Early Music Project and ensemble viii; Vaughan Williams Mass in G Minor with Spire; the Brahms Liebeslieder; and the world premiere of Mozart Requiem Undead at the Fusebox Festival in Austin, TX.
D’Arcy is an avid chamber musician and choral singer. As a New York City based freelance musician, D’Arcy has had the opportunity to work with many of the city’s most celebrated ensembles and conductors. Concert performances include Musica Sacra and the Cathedral of St. John the Divine under Kent Tritle, the Orchestra of St. Luke’s under Pablo Heras-Casado, the American Classical Orchestra under Thomas Crawford, the choir of Trinity Wall Street under Julian Wachner, Musica Viva under Alejandro Hernandez-Valdez, the St. Andrew’s Music Society under Andrew Henderson, the Trident Ensemble, and the Los Angeles Philharmonic Orchestra under Gustavo Dudamel. Other projects include performances with the New York City Ballet under Andrew Litton, National Sawdust, the Worldless Music Series at BAM, Bach Vespers at Holy Trinity Lutheran under Donald Meineke, recordings with Essential Voices under Judith Clurman, and the premiere of David Lang’s Mile Long Opera.
D’Arcy also travels nationally, performing with the Grammy® winning Conspirare in Austin, True Concord in Tucson, Skylark in the greater Boston area, Ensemble viii in Austin, the San Diego Bach Collegium, Ensemble Origo in Hartford and Boston, Seraphic Fire in Miami, the Santa Fe Desert Chorale, Vox Humana in Dallas, the Apollo Master Chorale in Minnesota, Spire in Kansas City, the Advent Choir in Boston, and the Victoria Bach Festival. He has performed on numerous recordings for Harmonia Mundi, Reference Recordings, Naxos, and PBS, including the 2015 Grammy winning album, The Sacred Spirit of Russia with Conspirare. D’Arcy maintains an active voice studio of approximately twenty students in New York City, and is a vocal coach for the New York City Children’s Chorus.