Vocalist - Baritone

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. Earlier this year, he 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.” In 2015-16 he leads another highly anticipated world premiere with Fort Worth Opera as John F. Kennedy in David T. Little & Royce Vavrek’s JFK – an intimate portrait of the President and First Lady on the eve of the President’s fateful trip to Dallas.


Posted: Sep-15-2015
Latest News

'JFK' recently had its world premiere on April 23rd, 2016 at Forth Worth Opera, with Matthew Worth in the starring role. Read an in-depth feature on the new production, along with video and interviews, at the NPR website. 

Posted: Apr-24-2016
Latest Acclaim

"Huge projections of Prestini’s character Ming (White Snake’s abandoned son) and Wheeler’s Monk (essentially the same figure in the myth, who loses a wife and a much-awaited newborn to his mother’s legacy) benefitted from the handsome faces of, respectively, Christopher Burchett (dramatically committed but often shouty) and Matthew Worth (who has become an excellent, even-voiced interpreter of contemporary music). But they overwhelmed the stage needlessly. Worth largely carried 'Naga' ..."

— Gay City News
Posted: Sep-29-2016
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
Latest Video
Posted: Oct-3-2011