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Robert Orth is a leading baritone with major opera companies and symphony orchestras throughout the United States. New York City Opera gave him the Christopher Keene Award for new and unusual repertoire. Among his many contemporary and traditional opera performances, some notable rôles include John Buchanan, Jr., in Lee Hoiby’s Summer And Smoke, the Lodger in Dominic Argento’s The Aspern Papers, and the Lecturer in Argento’s one-man opera A Waterbird Talk. He has created leading rôles in many new operas including the title rôle in the world première of Harvey Milk by Stewart Wallace and Michael Korie, Frank Lloyd Wright in Shining Brow by Daron Aric Hagen, Owen Hart in Jake Heggie’s Dead Man Walking, Garrison Keillor’s opera Mr And Mrs Olson, Mr Parkis in Heggie’s The End Of The Affair, Uncle John in Ricky Ian Gordon’s The Grapes Of Wrath, and Capt Compson in Midnight Angel by David Carlson. His recordings include Menotti’s The Telephone, Weisgall’s Six Characters In Search Of An Author, Harvey Milk, Dead Man Walking, and Humperdinck’s Hänsel und Gretel.

For further information please visit www.orthweb.com.

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