The American baritone, David Evitts, enjoys a wide-ranging career as a soloist on orchestral, ballet, and operatic stages, as well as recordings.
Since his debut in 1994 as the Sacristan in Tosca, David Evitts continues his association with the Metropolitan Opera in productions of Andrea Chénier, La traviata, and The Merry Widow. He performed the role of Rossiniís Bartolo in the Metís Summer Parks Concerts, and also toured with the companyís production of Tosca in Japan. He portrayed Mozartís Bartolo in the Peter Sellars production of Le nozze di Figaro, seen in New York, Paris, Vienna, and on PBSís ĎGreat Performances.í Some recent highlights of his career include Faninal in Washington Operaís Der Rosenkavalier; the Marquis in Francis Poulencís Dialogues of the Carmelites at Tulsa Opera; and a return to the Opera Theatre of Saint Louis for their production of George Frideric Handelís Radamisto.
David Evitts, baritone, joins Boston Lyric Oprera (BLO) in 2000-2001 season as Leporello in Don Giovanni. He returns after singing the title role in Falstaff; Frére Laurent in Roméo et Juliette; and Pangloss/Voltaire in Leonard Bernsteinís Candide.