Vocalist - Bass
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The young American bass Kevin Burdette has already impressed audiences on both sides of the Atlantic with his mellifluous voice and strongly dramatic characterizations. The San Francisco Chronicle called his Leporello in Don Giovanni “a tour de force of vocal splendor and comic timing,” and the New York Times dubbed him “the Robin Williams of opera.” He was featured as Stefano in Adès’ The Tempest with the Metropolitan Opera, the DVD of which, on Deutsche Grammophon, was awarded the 2014 Grammy Award for “Best Opera Recording” and a French Diapason d’Or.

 

Posted: Apr-20-2015
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Bass Kevin Burdette is featured on a broadcast of NPR's All Things Considered from May 2014.

Posted: Jun-12-2014
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"Sondheim’s scene in which Judge Turpin flagellates himself over his lust for his ward, Joanna, and then moments later sentences a petty-crime robber to death — brilliantly rendered by Kevin Burdette – drips with sarcasm."

— Oregon Artswatch
Posted: Jun-7-2016
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Posted: Feb-18-2014