Praised for his “polished baritone and acting skills” and “sterling musical work,” baritone Steven Eddy is a versatile young performer with a broad repertoire spanning opera, oratorio, and art song. An avid concert artist and Baroque music specialist, Mr. Eddy has appeared as a soloist with Seraphic Fire, Philharmonia Baroque Orchestra, American Classical Orchestra, Sacred Music in a Sacred Space, American Bach Soloists Academy, Spire Chamber Ensemble, Choral Arts Philadelphia, Handel Choir of Baltimore, New York Virtuoso Singers, and Bach Vespers at Holy Trinity.
Equally adept on the opera stage, Mr. Eddy recently made his New York Philharmonic debut in the world premiere of David Lang’s prisoner of the state, singing as a Prison Guard and covering the role of The Prisoner. Other roles in his repertoire include Raimbaud (Le comte Ory), Pablo Picasso (After Life), Dandini (La Cenerentola), Charlie (Three Decembers), Dancaïre (Carmen), Aeneas (Dido & Aeneas), Schaunard (La bohème), and Harlekin (Ariadne auf Naxos). He has had the pleasure of performing with such companies and festivals as Fort Worth Opera, Opera Saratoga, Opera Birmingham, LoftOpera, Chelsea Opera, Aspen Opera Theater Center, Tanglewood Music Center, American Lyric Theater, Center for Contemporary Opera, Arbor Opera Theater, and the Seagle Music Colony.
Mr. Eddy recently won 1st Prize in the Oratorio Society of New York’s Lyndon Woodside Competition. He is also the winner of the 2015 Joy in Singing Music Sessions, which led to his New York solo recital debut at Merkin Hall, and was also a Regional Finalist of the Metropolitan Opera National Council Auditions.
Upcoming performances in the 2019-2020 season include concerts with True Concord Voices and Orchestra, Handel’s Messiah and Bach’s Coffee Cantata with Seraphic Fire, Handel’s Messiah with Spire Chamber Ensemble, performances in the world premiere of Daren Hagen’s song cycle The Art of Song with Brooklyn Art Song Society and Philadelphia’s LyricFest, as well as his debut with the Oratorio Society of New York in the world premiere of Paul Moravec and Mark Campell’s A Nation of Others.
For more information, please visit Mr. Eddy’s website at www.steveneddybaritone.com.