Vocalist - Baritone, Symphony Pops

Baritone Stephen Powell brings his “rich, lyric baritone, commanding presence, and thoughtful musicianship” to a wide range of music (Wall Street Journal). He recently made a successful debut performance as the title role in Macbeth with Michigan Opera Theatre, of which Opera News wrote, “Powell’s undeniably powerful voice seethed with potential until his astonishing Act IV andante, when the gleaming beauty and sumptuous musicality of his rich baritone was finally given resplendent display."

Posted: Aug-12-2019
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Michigan Opera Theatre's production of Sweeney Todd will feature baritone Stephen Powell in the title role, and tenor Scott Ramsay as Beadle Bamford. Sweeney Todd opens on November 16 at the Detroit Opera House, with further performances on the 20, 22, and 24(m).

Posted: Nov-14-2019
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"Stephen Powell sang the title role with utterly perfect technique. His plush, plentiful baritone was as gorgeous in Sondheim's terrifying melodies as it was overwhelming in the character's cataclysmic breakdowns. Powell's terrifyingly cool, withdrawn Sweeney was always simmering."

— Opera News
Posted: Feb-13-2020
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"Simon Boccanegra - discreetly avant-garde opera by Verdi. The whole story takes place in the grim atmosphere of the doge's palace, consistently emphasized by music. Perhaps for this reason the opera is dominated by low voices, in the prologue, whose action begins at night, the protagonists sing with baritone and bass voices, and the female voices only appear in the choir."

Posted: Jan-15-2014
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Posted: Jun-27-2012