Benjamin Taylor, baritone
Mr. Taylor received his Master’s of Music from Boston University, where he also earned his Performer’s Certificate with Boston University’s Opera Institute. While at BU, He performed the roles of Demetrius/Midsummer Night’s Dream, Guglielmo/Cosi fan tutte, Escamillo/La Tragédie de Carmen, Prior Walter/Angels in America, Alvaro/Florencia en el Amazonas, Coyle/Owen Wingrave, and Des Grieux/Le Portrait de Manon.
For the past three summers Mr. Taylor has been a Gerdine Young Artist (2015,2016) and Richard Gaddes Festival Artist (2017) at Opera Theatre of Saint Louis where he performed as Fiorello/The Barber of Seville, Cowardly Giant/Shalimar the Clown, and Yamadori/Madam Butterfly, and covered Figaro/Barber of Seville, Marcello/La Boheme, Musik Teacher/Ariadne auf Naxos, Sharpless/Madame Butterfly, and Lawyer Huld and various roles/The Trial. In 2016, Mr. Taylor also performed as Marcello with Crested Butte Festival, and Yamadori in Berkshire Opera’s inaugural season.
Mr. Taylor's residency is generously sponsored by Jean Anne Hattler and Ed Beachler.
Visit Mr. Taylor's personal website.