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Guy Russo (Tenor)

Born: USA

Thew American tenor, Guy Russo, has been involved in music and theater in the Pittsburgh area for many years, both as a performer and music director/conductor. He has performed with opera companies and symphonies throughout the Mid-Atlantic region. He has appeared with the Pittsburgh Opera, Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra, Pittsburgh Opera Theater, Cincinnati Opera, and Wheeling Symphony. His association with the Savoyards goes back to his college years, when he sang Captain Corcoran in H.M.S. Pinafore and Nanki-Poo in The Mikado.

Guy Russo has appeared as tenor soloist with many groups in the area over the past three decades, including at Shadyside Presbyterian Church, Rodef Shalom, and Temple Sinai. Most recently, he has sung the Evangelist roles in J.S. Bach's Saint John Passion (BWV 245) and Saint Matthew Passion (BWV 244) at Fox Chapel Presbyterian Church and Calvary Episcopal Church. In May 2011, he was soloist in J.S. Bach's Oster-Oratorium BWV 249 with Pittsburgh Baroque Ensemble.

Guy Russo is the director of Upper School Vocal Music at The Ellis School, music director/conductor of the Pittsburgh Savoyards, and Chancel Choir Director at Fox Chapel Presbyterian Church. He is currently the vocal director at Community Presbyterian Church of Ben Avon, the choral director for CMU’s Pre-College Summer Institute, and director of vocal music at Sewickley Academy. He has been the resident music director for CCAC-South Campus Summer Theater for over ten years.

Source: Pittsburgh Savoyards Website; Pittsburgh-Baroque Ensemble Website (May 2011)
Contributed by
Aryeh Oron (August 2017)

Recordings of Bach Cantatas & Other Vocal Works

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Alan Lewis

Tenor

V-2 (2011, Video): BWV 249

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Guy Russo (Pittsburgh Savoyards)
Easter Oratorio Soloists (Pittsburgh-Baroque Ensemble) [May 2011]


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