Vocalist - Baritone
About

Hailed by the critic of the New York Times for a voice that is "fully powered and persuasively expressive”, baritone Matthew Worth is a frequent performer of both contemporary opera and innovative new productions alike. He recently created the title role in David T. Little’s critically acclaimed opera JFK with Fort Worth Opera, for which Opera News praised him: “In appearance and voice, Matthew Worth, as JFK, has the All-American charisma and power you expect from a twentieth-century president.”

Posted: Jul-17-2019
Latest News

Opera Parallèle has announced its 2019-20 season, featuring mezzo-soprano Catherine Cook and baritone Matthew Worth. Mr. Worth sings the title role and Ms. Cook sings as Mama in Stewart Wallace's Harvey Milk. Ms. Cook will also reprise the role of Julia Child in Lee Hoiby's Bon Appétit!, and will sing in the company's benefit gala.

Posted: Jun-6-2019
Latest Acclaim

"Matthew Worth’s take on the Narrator’s role anchored the rest of the cast, helping to move the dialog from one character to another while setting the scenes with an authoritative baritone..."

— Buffalo News
Posted: Apr-15-2019
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