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American bass-baritone Kevin Short is the quintessential singing actor, who thrills audiences across the globe in a variety of repertoire, praised as “one of the rare bass-baritones of such individual quality of depth and colour that it transfixes the listener.” Highlights of his operatic engagements in North America include appearances in over twenty operas with The Metropolitan Opera, as well as leading rôles with the Los Angeles Opera, Washington National Opera, Santa Fe Opera, Lyric Opera of Chicago, New York City Opera, Vancouver Opera, Canadian Opera Company, and Edmonton Opera, among others. In concert he has appeared with the National Symphony Orchestra, San Francisco Symphony, Boston Symphony, Cleveland Orchestra, Philadelphia Orchestra, and the Detroit Symphony. He has performed abroad with the Cologne Opera, Opéra Comique, Theater Basel, Theater Bern, Vienna Volksoper, Teatro Comunale di Bologna, New Israeli Opera, at the International Festival of Music and Dance in Granada, Spain, and with the Festival Santiago de Compostela in Spain. Orchestra engagements include appearances with the New Japan Philharmonic, the Swiss and Italian RAI Orchestras, Czech Philharmonic, Netherlands Radio Philharmonic Orchestra, with the Hiroshima Symphony and with the Nagano Winter Olympics Orchestra at the 1998 opening ceremonies.

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