Vocalist - Baritone
About

Hailed by the New York Times for a voice that is “fully powered and persuasively expressive”, Matthew Worth is quickly becoming the baritone of choice for innovative productions and contemporary works on the operatic leading edge. Recently, Mr. Worth created the role of Raymond Shaw in the world premiere of The Manchurian Candidate with Minnesota Opera. Opera News raved, “He sang beautifully, particularly in the upper reaches of his voice, with perfect diction.” 

Posted: Jul-27-2018
Latest News

Baritone Matthew Worth will sing the role of "Hannah Before" in Laura Kaminsky's new opera As One, which details the transition of a transgendered woman named Hannah. Mezzo-Soprano Amber Fasquelle will sing the role of "Hannah After". The opera will premiere in a co-production with Cincinatti Opera and the Chatauqua Opera Company on August 7th.   

Posted: Jul-9-2018
Latest Acclaim

"Worth delivered a performance that was deeply felt, effectively externalizing the inner torment of Hannah before she makes the transition and communicating with a firm, expressive baritone."

— Cincinnati Business Courier
Posted: Jul-27-2018
Latest Recording

Stephen Hartke's The Greater Good was commissioned by Glimmerglass Opera, and is a strikingly original contribution to the operatic repertory. Based on an iconic short story by Maupassant set during the immediate aftermath of the Franco-Prussian War, The Greater Good is notable for its sure-footed dramatic pacing and astute use of different techniques and subtle references to a variety of musical styles in order to portray the characters in a variety of moods and situations. This is the opera's world premiere recording.

Posted: Jun-18-2007
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Posted: Oct-3-2011