Celebrity Guests

Opera Philadelphia Star Guests for the evening currently include:


Jonathan Beyer, baritone (Carmen, 2011; The Barber of Seville, 2014)

Stephanie Blythe, mezzo-soprano (The Grand Duchess of Gerolstein, 2004)

Angela Brown, soprano (Porgy and Bess, 2007; Charlie Parker's YARDBIRD, 2015)

William Burden, tenor (Silent Night, 2013; Oscar, 2015)

Kevin Burdette, bass (Dark Sisters, 2012; The Barber of Seville, 2014)

Brandon Cedel, bass-baritone (Silent Night, 2013)

Troy Cook, baritone (La bohème, 2012; Don Carlo, 2015)

Anthony Roth Costanzo, countertenor (Phaedra, 2011)

Stephen Costello, tenor (Romeo & Juliet, 2011)

Robert B. Driver, former Artistic Director

Nathan Gunn, baritone (The Pearl Fishers, 2004; Cold Mountain, 2016)

Jennifer Higdon, composer (Cold Mountain, 2016)

Jennifer Holloway, mezzo-soprano (The Barber of Seville, 2014)

Michelle Johnson, soprano (Don Giovanni, 2014)

Theodore Morrison, composer (Oscar, 2015)

Nico Muhly, composer (Dark Sisters, 2012)

Tamara Mumford, mezzo-soprano (Phaedra, 2011)

Kevin Newbury, director (Oscar, 2015)

Musa Ngqungwana, bass-baritone (Nabucco, 2013)

Eric Owens, bass-baritone (Norma, 2008; Don Carlo, 2015)

Ailyn Pérez, soprano (Romeo & Juliet, 2011)

David Portillo, tenor (Don Giovanni, 2014)

Kevin Puts, composer (Silent Night, 2013)

Morris Robinson, bass (Nabucco, 2013; Don Carlo, 2015)

Corrado Rovaris, Jack Mulroney Music Director

Patricia Schuman, soprano (Powder Her Face, 2013)

Michael Shell, director (The Barber of Seville, 2014)

Taylor Stayton, tenor (Romeo & Juliet, 2011; The Barber of Seville, 2014)

Katrina Thurman, soprano (The Barber of Seville, 2014)

Wayne Tigges, bass-baritone (The Barber of Seville, 2014; Oscar, 2015)

Ben Wager, bass (Powder Her Face, 2013)

with more to come...