Baritone Rodney Gilfry is becoming one of the better known American opera and recital performers. He was created in Covina, a suburb within the north from the Los Angeles region. His parents had been teachers, who transferred the family members a few mls to some other suburb, Claremont, where his dad was the senior high school primary. The daddy, a brass participant, was also the conductor from the high school music group. His mother trained kindergarten and particular education, and was also the cathedral choir director. All of the children within the family members are music artists. After completing his advanced schooling, Gilfry started singing. Within the 1980s he started singing skillfully and soon set up a reputation resulting in his break-through season of 1986, when he produced his debuts on the Metropolitan Opera in NY, the Royal Opera, Covent Backyard of London, and Opéra Bastille of Paris. Unusually, each one of these debut performances was within an opera by Benjamin Britten, A Midsummer Night’s Wish (as Demetrius) in NY and Billy Budd (within the name role) within the various other two locations. He includes a mellow rather than dark baritone tone of voice. That and his visual appearance have led to his focus on lyric baritone functions. He offers sung and documented the main baritone parts within the three Mozart-Da Ponte operas, Relationship of Figaro (because the Count number), Don Giovanni (because the Don) and Così lover tutte, and both Ravel operas (L’Heure Espagnole and L’Enfant et les Sortiléges). He shows up in such functions as Figaro in Il barbiere di Siviglia, Marcello in La Bohème, Lescaux in Manon, Ford in Falstaff, Tchaikovsky’s Eugene Onegin, Papageno within the Magic Flute, Valentin in Faust, Belcore in L’Elisir d’amore, Dandini in Cenerentola, both Olivier as well as the Count number in Strauss’ Capriccio, Battone in L’Inganno felice, Zurga within the Pearl Fishers, and Enrico Ashton in Lucia di Lammermoor. He’s also in the home in lighter opera and American musicals. His functions in this world include Count number Danilo within the Merry Widow, Eisenstein in Der Fledermaus, Curly in Carousel, and Joey in Color Your Wagon. He comes with an desire for twentieth-century opera. Furthermore to his Britten functions, he offers sung Oedipus in Rihm’s opera, Riolobo in Daniel Kittyán’s Florencia en un Amazonas, and Stanley Kowalski in André Previn’s A Streetcar Called Desire. Getting ready to move into even more dramatic baritone parts he provides started to sing in recital the “Credo,” Iago’s single in Verdi’s Otello. Gilfry’s recital and concer performances consist of Bach’s B Small Mass (which he sang beneath the baton of Carlo Maria Giulini), Haydn’s The Creation, Carmina Burana, as well as the globe premiere of Ancelin’s Filius Hominis. As well as the Mozart-Da Ponte operas, he provides documented Rossini’s L’Inganno Felice, Schumann’s Genoveva, as well as the Creation. BOTH Creation and his portrayal of Don Giovanni gained Grammy nominations. He provides appeared in main venues like the Vienna Condition Opera, the Chicago Lyric Opera, the SAN FRANCISCO BAY AREA Opera, Glyndebourne Celebration Opera, the Santa Fe Opera, as well as the opera homes of Frankfurt, Geneva, Munich, Toulouse, Dallas, and NORTH PARK, but continues to be most closely from the Züwealthy Opera as well as the LA Opera. He was an associate of the business of the previous for six years, where he resided in Züwealthy. His wife, Tina (his sister’s greatest senior high school friend) and he made a decision after their many years of home in Züwealthy to make their house and professional bottom near their own families, and transferred to Rancho Cucamonga, California, that is near Claremont. They state that their three kids have got inherited their musical capabilities (Tina is really a previous vocalist), and frequently appear in college music productions.
|1||Resides in Rancho Cucamonga, California.|
|2||Opera singer (baritone, L.A. Opera)|
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|Cyrano de Bergerac||2008||De Guiche|
|Die lustige Witwe||2005||TV Movie||Count Danilo Danilowitsch|
|Claude Debussy: Pelléas et Mélisande||2004||TV Movie||Pelléas|
|Don Giovanni||2001||TV Movie||Don Giovanni|
|Iphigénie en Tauride||2001||TV Movie||Oreste|
|Great Performances||1998||TV Series||Stanley Kowalski|
|Le nozze di Figaro||1996/II||TV Movie||Il Conte di Almaviva|
|Le nozze di Figaro||1993||TV Movie||Il Conte d'Almaviva (baryton)|
|Così fan tutte||1992||TV Movie||Guglielmo|
|Rosie's Place||2015||TV Series producer - 6 episodes|
|BBC Proms||2010||TV Series performer - 1 episode|
|Great Voices Sing John Denver||2013||Documentary|
|BBC Proms||2010||TV Series||Himself - Vocalist|
|The Kennedy Center Honors: A Celebration of the Performing Arts||1995||TV Special||Himself|
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