Celebrity Guests

Opera Philadelphia Star Guests for the evening currently include:


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

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)

David Daniels, countertenor (Oscar, 2015)

Robert B. Driver, former Artistic Director

Eric Dubin, baritone (Salome, 2014)

Anthony Dean Griffey (Fidelio, 2008)

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)

Isabel Leonard, mezzo-soprano (Cold Mountain, 2016)

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)

Evan Rogister, conductor (Oscar, 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...