to Dec 21

Tchaikovsky: Queen of Spades

John will be joining the roster of the Metropolitan Opera to cover the role of Chekalinsky in Tchaikovsky’s Queen of Spades.

Tchaikovsky’s eerie thriller of imperial Russia has its first performances at the Met since 2011. Tenor Aleksandrs Antonenko is Hermann, the fanatical gambler whose obsession with a powerful secret drives him to madness.

November 29th, December 2nd, 5th, 8th, 14th, 18th, 21st 2019

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to May 17

Beethoven: Mass in C and Choral Fantasty

The Santa Barbara Symphony celebrates the 250th anniversary of Ludwig van Beethoven, an artist who is arguably the defining figure in the history of Western music.

Nir Kabaretti, conductor

Alessio Bax, piano
Joélle Harvey, soprano
Nina Yoshida Nelsen, mezzo-soprano
John Matthew Myers, tenor
Stephen Morscheck, bass
Santa Barbara Choral Society
Quire of Voyces

  • Beethoven: Mass in C major, Op. 86

  • Beethoven: Piano Concerto No. 4 in G major, Op. 58 

  • Beethoven: Fantasia in C minor, Op. 80, “Choral Fantasy”

May 16th, 2020 - 8:00pm

May 17th, 2020 - 3:00pm

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to Jun 29

Beethoven: Missa Solemnis

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The Grant Park Orchestra is joined by the chorus and a starry roster of guest artists in Beethoven’s rarely performed masterwork, Missa Solemnis (Saturday night's performance will be indoors at the Harris Theater).

Jay Pritzker Pavilion
Concert: Friday, June 28, 2019, 6:30pm – 8:30pm

Harris Theater for Music and Dance
Concert: Saturday, June 29, 2019, 7:30pm – 9:30pm

Grant Park Orchestra And Chorus
Carlos Kalmar, Principal Conductor
Christopher Bell, Chorus Director

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to Jun 8

Lang: Prisoner of the State - Guard

New York Philharmonic

The New York Philharmonic’s climactic season finale is the World Premiere of Pulitzer Prize winner David Lang’s opera prisoner of the state in a fully staged production directed by Elkhanah Pulitzer. A retelling of Beethoven’s Fidelio, the bold new opera chronicles a woman’s attempt to rescue her husband from unjust political imprisonment. The action unfolds around the musicians of the Orchestra, who are both observers of the story and participants in the prison.

Music of Conscience: prisoner of the state
Thursday, June 6, 2019, 7:30pm
Friday, June 7, 2019, 8:00pm
Saturday, June 8, 2019, 8:00pm

Jaap van Zweden conductor
Elkhanah Pulitzer director (debut)
Concert Chorale of New York  
Donald Nally director
Matt Saunders scenic designer
Maarten Warmerdam / Theatermachine lighting designer
Adam Larsen projection designer
Maline Casta costume designer
Mark Grey sound designer

David LANG  prisoner of the state (World PremiereNew York Philharmonic Co-Commission with Rotterdam’s de Doelen and London’s Barbican, Barcelona’s l’Auditori, Bochum Symphony Orchestra, and Bruges’s Concertgebouw)

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7:30 PM19:30

Seattle Opera - Big Opera Party


FRIDAY, MAY 10, 2019


You might call it a Gala, a Ball, or a Fête – we call it a Party! Don't miss Seattle Opera's first annual "Big Opera Party" in our brand new home at Seattle Center. 

Guests will enjoy curated, one-night-only opera experiences in our beautiful new community spaces and then move on to dinner among the Carmen set on-stage at McCaw Hall. You'll have an opportunity to bid on exclusive opera experiences around the globe in our Live Auction, or pick your favorite in the Golden Raffle. The night won't be complete until we hit the dance floor at our post-dinner Bash! 

You can make a difference during the evening to support all of Seattle Opera’s programs. We can’t party BIG without you!

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7:00 PM19:00

Beethoven: Ninth Symphony

Durufle: Trois Danses (Op. 6)
Beethoven: Symphony No. 9 in D Minor (Op. 125)

Trois Danses - A lushly beautiful and romantic collection of short dances for orchestra.

Symphony No. 9 - Recognized as one of the most celebrated and profound works in western music, and considered by many to be the greatest piece of music ever written - Beethoven’s Symphony No. 9 is beloved throughout the world. The Ninth Symphony extols not just joy, but the capacity for joy - as well Beethoven might, since exercising that capacity through music is how he survived his own trying circumstances. The universally known text touches on his preoccupation with domestic happiness and on man’s endless quest to find his own place in the universe and a relationship with the Creator.

Join us for a sublime evening of monumental music-making performed by the critically acclaimed USNA Men’s and Women’s Glee Clubs, the Baltimore Choral Arts Society, and the Annapolis Symphony Orchestra!

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to Mar 31

Beethoven: Ninth Symphony

Cosmic Depth

Eric Whitacre - Deep Field

Beethoven’s 9th Symphony

The U.S. Naval Academy Glee Club

Jose-Luis Novo, conductor 


Friday March 29  8:00pm concert

Saturday March 30  8:00pm concert

Sunday March 31  3:00pm  concert at Strathmore

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to Feb 2

Dvorak: Rusalka - The Prince

Journey into Dvořák's magical, mystical world of love and tragedy. The opera features the beloved "Song to the Moon" aria. AVA Master Vocal Coach Luke Housner is the music director and pianist, and Kevin McDowell directs.

January 26, 29, 31 and February 2, 2019
all performances at at Academy of Vocal Arts at 7:30 PM

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to Nov 17

Mozart: Mass in C minor

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Ives The Unanswered Question
Schubert Symphony No. 8 (Unfinished)
Mozart Mass in C minor

Marcelo Lehninger Conductor | Grand Rapids Symphony Chorus,  Pearl Shangkuan, Director

Mozart and Schubert both died in their 30s. The former left his Great Mass in C minor incomplete, and the latter’s Symphony No. 8 remained unfinished at their respective deaths. Yet the elegance and lyrical beauty of both have captivated audiences ever since.  Grand Rapids Symphony Chorus joins the orchestra for the Mass in C minor, which Mozart composed with his wife, Constanze, in mind as the soprano soloist, hoping that his new bride’s performance would impress his father, Leopold Mozart. Regarding The Unanswered Question by the Yankee iconoclast Charles Ives, Aaron Copland, the dean of American composers, declared it to be “among the finest works ever created by an American artist.”
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to Nov 11

Cage: Europeras 1 & 2

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Los Angeles Philharmonic

  • LA Phil New Music Group
    The Industry
    Yuval Sharon director
    John Iacovelli scenic designer
    Marc Lowenstein music prep
    Christopher Kuhl lighting designer
    Jody Elff sound designer
    Alexander Gedeon associate director

“For two hundred years the Europeans have been sending us their operas. Now I’m sending them back.” That’s how John Cage described Europeras 1 & 2, and he wasn’t kidding. The LA Phil, The Industry and LA Phil Artist-Collaborator Yuval Sharon team up again for a wild new production of Cage’s radical revelation."

Location to be announced

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to Oct 22

Mahler: Das Lied von der Erde

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Gustav Mahler: Song Of The Earth

Al and Leigh Buettner Signature Series

Saturday, October 20, 2018 at 7:30 p.m.
Sunday, October 21, 2018 at 2:30 p.m.

Ent Center for the Arts

Josep Caballé-Domenech conductor
Jennifer Johnson Cano mezzo soprano
John Matthew Myers tenor
Joined by a select ensemble of the Colorado Springs Philharmonic

Mahler (arr. Schoenberg) Das Lied von der Erde


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to May 19

Beethoven: Ninth Symphony

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05/18/2018, 8:00 PM

05/19/2018, 8:00 PM

Ronaldo Miranda - Variações Temporais, Beethoven Revisado (Temporal Variations, Beethoven Revised)
Alexander Miller World Premiere
Beethoven Symphony No. 9, "Choral"

Marcelo Lehninger Conductor  | Grand Rapids Symphony Chorus, Pearl Shangkuan, Director

Much of classical music speaks of humanity’s desire to live as one and in peace. Greatest of all is the the Ninth Symphony of Beethoven. To close the season, Marcelo Lehninger has chosen to present the Symphony No. 9 alongside a brand-new work by Grand Rapids Symphony’s own Ale Miller, plus a set of orchestral variations honoring Beethoven written by his fellow Brazilian composer Ronaldo Miranda. Beethoven’s final symphony invokes a merciful God whom Beethoven is certain will lead humankind to eternal brotherhood. Though cloaked in a humanistic poem by Schiller, the text to the ‘’Ode to Joy’ that concludes the Ninth Symphony leaves no doubt in the end how Beethoven feels we will achieve universal understanding among nations. The final lines are in part:“Be embraced, you millions…above the canopy of stars must dwell a loving Father. Seek Him above the canopy of stars!”


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7:30 PM19:30

Mozart: Requiem

  • Location: Barbara B. Mann Performing Arts Hall at FSW (map)
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Masterworks III: Requiem

Conducted by Nir Kabaretti the concert features

Mozart - Requiem
with The Symphonic Chorale of Southwest Florida.

Be sure to attend the pre-concert lecture at 6:30 pm hosted by Maestro Kabaretti.

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7:00 PM19:00

Mahler: Symphony No. 8

Canterbury Choral Society performs Gustav Mahler’s Eighth Symphony (“Symphony of a Thousand”) and the world premiere of Bound for Glory by Rollo Dilworth. The ensemble is joined by the Monmouth Civic Chorus and a youth chorus of 400 singers from metropolitan-area school and church choirs.

Jonathan De Vries, conductor
Christine Brewer, Jennifer Grimaldi and Jolle Greenleaf, Sopranos
Fredrika Brillembourg and Sara Murphy, Mezzo-Sopranos
John Matthew Myers, Tenor
Sidney Outlaw, Baritone
Matthew Anchel, Bass-Baritone

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4:00 PM16:00

Mozart: Requiem

Cathedral Choral Society presents Mozart, Requiem in D Minor, K. 626 on October 15th at the Washington National Cathedral.

Kent Tritle, conductor
Danielle Talamantes, Soprano
Sara Murphy, Mezzo-Soprano
John Matthew Myers, Tenor
Matt Boehler, Bass

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to Oct 8

Concert of Arias

Allentown Symphony Orchestra

October 7th - 7:30pm
October 8th - 3:00pm

The opening weekend of the Classical series with the Allentown Symphony Orchestra features Met Opera star Angela Meade along with her husband, John Matthew Myers, Tenor. The Allentown Symphony Chorus will be joining this dynamic duo.

Diane Wittry, Music Director/Conductor


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7:30 PM19:30

Mahler: Symphony No. 8

  • Berkshire Choral International: Jackman L. Stewart Center (map)
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Mahler's Symphony No. 8 is often referred to as “The Symphony of a Thousand.” This symphony calls for a gargantuan orchestra, an off-stage brass ensemble, two SATB choirs, a children’s choir, and eight soloists.

Kent Tritle, conductor

Berkshire Choral International


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to May 9

Mozart: Die Zauberflöte - First Armored Man

AVA Opera Theater

Christofer Macatsoris, Conductor

Jeffrey Marc Buchman, Stage Director

April 29th - 7:30 pm · Helen Corning Warden Theater
May 2nd - 7:30 pm · Helen Corning Warden Theater
May 4th - 7:30 pm · Helen Corning Warden Theater
May 6th - 7:30 pm · Central Bucks South High School, Warrington
May 9th - 7:30 pm · Centennial Hall, The Haverford School

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to Apr 7


Great Music in a Great Space: Cathedral of St. John the Divine

April 6 & 7, 2017: 7:30 PM

Join us for this first performance of Britten’s War Requiem in the Cathedral since the 1990s under Kurt Masur. Over 350 choral singers, full symphony orchestra, organ and soloists gather will perform Benjamin Britten’s epic musical tribute to the perils of war. The traditional text of the Requiem Mass is interspersed with the poetry of Wilfred Owen, who himself perished in the Great War of a century ago. We mark that centennial with this performance.

Susanna Phillips, soprano
John Matthew Myers, tenor
Matthew Worth, baritone

Manhattan School of Music Symphony
Manhattan School of Music Symphonic Chorus and Chamber Choir
Oratorio Society of New York
Cathedral Choristers

Kent Tritle, conductor

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to Mar 6

John Adams: Nixon in China - Mao Tse-Tung

Los Angeles Philharmonic

John Adams’ audacious first opera turned the music world on its head, creating a whole new genre, dubbed “CNN opera.” Unlike most operas written since, Nixon has entered the rarefied pantheon of the international repertoire. With Adams himself conducting and the acclaimed Elkhanah Pulitzer directing, this innovative production promises to be historic in its own right.

Los Angeles Philharmonic

John Adams, conductor
Elkhanah Pulitzer, director

March 3rd - 8:00pm
March 5th - 2:00pm

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to Dec 15

Rubenstein: The Demon - Prince Sinodal

AVA Opera Theater

Anton Rubinstein’s 1875 opera tells the gripping story of a Demon’s pursuit of Tamara, betrothed to Prince Sinodahl.

A piano virtuoso, Anton Rubinstein was also a prolific composer who founded the Saint Petersburg Conservatory and taught composition to Tchaikovsky. Melodic motifs from The Demon inspired comparable motifs in Tchaikovsky’s Eugene Onegin and Mussogorsky’s Khovanshchina

Ghenady Meirson, Music Director and Pianist

December 13th - 7:30 pm
December 15th - 7:30 pm

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to Nov 20

Verdi: Rigoletto - Duke of Mantua

AVA Opera Theater

Verdi’s 16th opera tells the tragic story of Rigoletto, humpbacked jester to the Duke of Mantua. His service of the Duke includes obtaining young women for the Duke to seduce, for which he is cursed by the father of one of the Duke’s conquests. The curse terrifies Rigoletto, who later sees it come to fruition as the Duke sets his sights on the jester’s own daughter.

Conductor - Christofer Macatsoris
Director - Tito Capobianco

November 15th - 7:30 pm - Centennial Hall, The Haverford School
November 20th - 2pm - Tohikon Middle School

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to Aug 19

Strauss: Capriccio - Diener 6

The Santa Fe Opera: Crosby Theatre

John will be singing the role of Diener 6 in Strauss' Capriccio.

Only a master looking back on a lifetime of craft could have composed the unique, dazzling entertainment that is Capriccio — the opera that Richard Strauss called his “conversation piece for music.” In Capriccio, Strauss gives us two women of intoxicating allure: the incomparably sophisticated Countess Madeleine and her friend Clairon, a beautiful actress. The Countess's charm and artistic refinement are irresistible to the poet Olivier and his rival Flamand, a composer. In a classic debate, they vie for the primacy of their respective arts and for the Countess’s love.

Conductor - Leo Hussain
Director - Tim Albery

July 23rd - 8:30pm
July 27th - 8:30pm
August 5th - 8:00pm
August 11th - 8:00pm
August 19th - 8:00pm

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to Aug 27

Puccini: La Fanciulla del West - Trin

The Santa Fe Opera: Crosby Theatre

John will be returning to The Santa Fe Opera for their production of Puccini's La Fanciulla del West in the role of Trin.

A co-production with English National Opera. Last performed in 1995.
First performed at New York’s Metropolitan Opera in 1910.
A “spaghetti Western” tale of love, money, deceit, and forgiveness, La Fanciulla del West is an authentic take on America’s iconic Golden West, set to music by the composer of Madame Butterfly and Turandot. Full of color and action—firing pistols, poker, and whiskey—Puccini’s romantic portrait of the gold-mining frontier is inhabited by pitiless bandits, compassionate but rugged prospectors, and one extraordinary saloon owner named Minnie.

Conductor - Emmanuel Villaume
Director - Richard Jones

July 1st - 8:30pm
July 6th - 8:30pm
July 9th - 8:30pm
July 15th - 8:30pm
August 2nd - 8:00pm
August 8th - 8:00pm
August 13 - 8:00pm
August 17 - 8:00pm
August 23rd - 8:00pm
August 27th - 8:00pm

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7:30 PM19:30

Haydn: Lord Nelson Mass & Merryman: Jonah

Carnegie Hall: Oratorio Society of New York

John will be performing as the Tenor Soloist in Oratorio Society of New York's presentation of Haydn's Lord Nelson Mass and Merryman's Jonah at Carnegie Hall's Stern Auditorium.

Conductor: Kent Tritle

Rachel Rosales, soprano
Rachel Calloway, mezzo-soprano
John Matthew Myers, tenor
Philip Cutlip, baritone

and the Orchestra of the Society of New York

May 9th 2016 7:30pm

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