Kenneth Overton (U.S.A.)

baritone

Biography

Kenneth Overton has consistently received accolades for his rich voice and his layered, powerful interpretations. His portrayal of Porgy (Porgy and Bess) has been acclaimed at such companies as Deutsche Oper Berlin, Opera Theatre of Pittsburgh, Opera Memphis, and Opera Carolina, as well as on tour in the British Isles. Other roles include Germont (La traviata) with Sacramento Opera; Papageno (Die Zauberflöte) with Connecticut Opera; Ping (Turandot) with Opera Carolina; Sid (La fanciulla del West) with San Francisco Opera; and Leporello (Don Giovanni), Sharpless (Madama Butterfly), and Schaunard (La bohème) with Opera Memphis. His recent CD is entitled Been In De Storm So Long: Songs My Fathers Taught Me.

Opéra de Montréal

OdM debut