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BENJAMIN HOWARD

baritone

One of Howard's standout performances, he approached the song gently and connected deeply with the music. Howard delivered a smooth sound, and conveyed the sentiment with authenticity. 

- Chris Ruel, OperaWire

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ABOUT BENJAMIN

ABOUT
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Ultimately for me it was not only the sensation of listening to it, but also producing those vibrations that felt so empowering—like nothing else I’d ever experienced.

- Benjamin Howard

from an interview on Cent Creative Sessions

biography 

Hailed as a “standout” (Chicago Tribune) and praised for his “authenticity and smooth sound” (OperaWire), baritone Benjamin Howard is a rising talent based in New York City. The 2023-24 season includes two debuts: concerts of Handel arias at NYU Skirball, in collaboration with New York Baroque Incorporated and Doug Varone and Dancers, as well as Mahler's Lieder eines fahrenden Gesellen (Songs of a Wayfarer) with Orchestra Miami. On the opera stage, Benjamin will next appear in Meyerbeer's Le Prophète at Bard SummerScape 2024. Earlier this fall, Benjamin was thrilled to be named a founding member of New York City's Fourth Wall Ensemble.

 

Recent stage highlights include Pish-Tush in The Mikado with Pacific Opera Project, the title role in Don Giovanni, the Count in Le Nozze di Figaro, Ping in Turandot, Speaker in Die Zauberflöte, Rapunzel's Prince in Into the Woods, and Connie Rivers in Ricky Ian Gordon’s The Grapes of Wrath. As a concert soloist, Benjamin has performed the complete Songs of Travel by Vaughan Williams, the Fauré and Duruflé Requiems, Rossini’s Stabat Mater, and Rodrigo’s Ausencias de Dulcinea, among others.

 

A Los Angeles native, Benjamin Howard has been a Young Artist at Utah Festival Opera & Musical Theatre, Opera in the Ozarks, and SongFest. He is currently a baritone/bass in New York’s world-renowned Saint Thomas Choir of Men & Boys. Benjamin received his Bachelor of Music and Musical Theatre Certificate from Northwestern University and Master of Music degree from the University of North Texas. Proud member of the American Guild of Musical Artists.

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May 23, 2024

OUR FAVORITE THINGS: A NIGHT OF STORIES AND MUSIC
FOURTH WALL ENSEMBLE
Featured Soloist
Christopher Allen, piano
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May 16, 2024

THE PLACE OF THE BLEST: MUSIC OF HALLOCK, THOMPSON, AND VAUGHAN WILLIAMS
MODUS OPERANDI ORCHESTRA

Soloist
Justin Bischof, conductor

May 4, 2024

A VIENNESE SOIREE
ORCHESTRA MIAMI
Mahler's Songs of a Wayfarer
Soloist
Elaine Rinaldi, conductor

March 22-23, 2024

TO MY ARMS / RESTORE
NEW YORK BAROQUE INCORPORATED

Handel Arias
Baritone Soloist
Ted Sperling, conductor

April 23, 2023

SUNDAY RECITAL SERIES
SAINT THOMAS CHURCH
New York, NY

Soloist
Jeremy Filsell, piano
David Howard, clarinet

October 27, 2022

TANDEM: TWO PIANOS, TWO PREMIERES
CONCERTS AT SAINT THOMAS
New York, NY

Soloist
Jeremy Filsell, piano

May 15 & 21, 2022

LA CLEMENZA DI TITO
BRONX OPERA
Bronx, NY

Publio
Michael Spierman, conductor
Ben Spierman, director

March 29 & 31, 2022

BACH ST. MATTHEW PASSION
TRINITY BAROQUE ORCHESTRA
New York, NY
Step-out soloist
Dana Ma
rsh, conductor

The Choir of Trinity Wall Street

November 14, 2021

DURUFLÉ REQUIEM
SAINT THOMAS CHURCH
New York, NY
Baritone Soloist
Jeremy Filsell, conductor
Saint Thomas Choir of Men & Boys

October 10, 2021

EIN KLEINES HAYDNFEST
SEGERSTROM CENTER FOR THE ARTS
Orange County, CA
Soloist
Armen Guzelimian, piano
Auryn String Quartet

August 16-31, 2019 

THE MIKADO
PACIFIC OPERA PROJECT

Pish-Tush

Parisa Zaeri, music director

Josh Shaw, director/designer

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CONTACT

CONTACT
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I look forward to connecting with you!​

 

benjaminjacobhoward@gmail.com

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