Instructor of Music - Voice
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- MM, Performance and Literature, The Eastman School of Music
BM, Voice and in Theater, Indiana University
Solo recording artist with Naxos and Pantheon Records
17 seasons as a principle artist with Atlanta Opera
7 seasons as a principle artist with New York City Opera
6 seasons as a principle artist with Sarasota Opera
5 seasons as a principle artist with the Lyric Opera of Chicago
4 seasons as a principle artist with Seattle Opera
Known for his charismatic portrayals, Bass, MATTHEW LAU is among the most versatile performers on the American opera circuit today. Career highlights include recent New York City opera premiers of Teatro Gratacielo’s La Cena delle Beffe and Robert Ward’s Claudia Legare. His career has taken him to the opera companies of Seattle, Minnesota, Arizona, Sarasota, Atlanta, St. Louis, Tulsa, Nashville, Kentucky, Milwaukee, Portland, Hawaii and Anchorage Operas, as well as the Lyric Opera of Chicago, New York City Opera and the Opera Company of Philadelphia.
Favorite roles include Sulpice in La Fille du Régiment, Figaro in Le Nozze di Figaro, Padre Guardiano in La Forza del Destino, Mustafà in L’Italiana in Algeri, Osmin in Die Entführung Aus Dem Serail, Basilio and Bartolo in Il Barbiere di Siviglia, the title role in Don Pasquale, Banquo in Macbeth, Oroveso in Norma, Leporello in Don Giovanni, and Méphistophélès in Faust.