Recent Engagements

Night Songs (song cycle by Robert Paterson)

World premiere, Weill Hall / Carnegie Hall

April 2018

Messiah, bass soloist

Cayuga Chamber Orchestra (Grant Cooper, conductor)

December 2018

Peccavit the Pedlar

The Astronaut’s Tale (Fussell)

The Society for New Music, July 2019

Opera Cowpokes (Stull / Goddard)

Triphammer Arts, Inc., August 2019


Coffee Cantata (Schlendrian)

The Jefferson Quartet

Skaneateles, NY

The Passion of Bonhoeffer (Hugh McElwyn), Narrator, Sage Chapel, Cornell University, July 2018.

Oklahoma! (Jud Fry)

Triphammer Arts, Inc.

August 2018.

Mass in B Minor
Bass soloist

Symphoria / Masterworks Chorale

G. Roberts Kolb, conductor

Wellin Hall, Hamilton College

Messiah, Bass soloist

Symphoria / Syracuse University Oratorio Society 

Maria Sensi Sellner, conductor

St. Paul’s Cathedral, Syracuse

The Classical Style (an opera, of sorts) (Steven Stucky)

Roles of Tonic, Don Giovanni, Participant 2

Society for New Music

Carrier Theatre, Syracuse NY

Heather Buchman, corductor, Victoria King, dir.

Love Hurts (Nicola Moro / Lisa Hilton)

Role of Lunatic 1

Center for Contemporary Opera (NYC Premiere)

Symphony Space

James Ross, cond. Federica Santambrogio, dir.

The Pirates of Penzance

Role of the Sergeant of Police

Productions with Opera Ithaca and Adirondack Arts Center


Camelot (Merlyn)

Triphammer Arts, Inc.

Swan’s Inlet (Mark Alan Taggart / Ann McCutchan), role of Marco, Center for Contemporary Opera. World premiere, National Opera Center, March 2018.

Winter Songs, Robert Paterson
World Premiere of piano / vocal version
Weill Hall / Carnegie Hall, April 2020
La Boheme (roles of Benoit/Alcindoro) 
Opera Ithaca, Sept / Oct 2019


Merlyn in Camelot (with Rebecca Leistikow as Nimue). Triphammer Arts.

Dick Deadeye in HMS Pinafore (with Elem Eley as the Captain), Syracuse Opera. 

The Commissioner in The Secret Agent, Center for Contemporary Opera world premiere production.  From a live telecast of performance from Hungarian National Opera in Szeged, HU (with Jodi Karen).

© 2017 David Neal