Baritone Timothy J. McDevitt is quickly establishing himself as a versatile interpreter of a wide range of operatic and concert repertoire. The 2010-11 season includes Les Mamelles de Tiresias (Le Mari) with the Juilliard Opera, "Road Trip" with the New York Festival of Song at Alice Tully Hall, a workshop of Die Zauberfloete scenes with conductor Alan Gilbert, a program of Aaron Copland songs for his debut with the Albany Symphony, Il Combattimento di Tancredi e Clorinda with violinist Monica Huggett also at Alice Tully Hall, recitals with pianist Renate Rohlfing both at Juilliard and the United Nations, and a return to Colorado's Central City Opera singing Les Mamelles de Tiresias (Le Gendarme) and Gianni Schicchi (Marco).
Other recent operatic credits include Transformations (number seven) and Dialogues of the Carmelites (Thierry) with the Juilliard Opera; Madama Butterfly (Il Commissario) with Central City Opera; Il ritorno d'Ulisse (Secondo Feacio) and A Hand of Bridge (David) with the Wolf Trap Opera; La boheme (Sergente) and Candide (Junkman) with the National Symphony Orchestra; and a live worldwide broadcast on the Japanese Fuji Television Network.
An active recitalist, Mr. McDevitt made his New York debut alongside tenor Alek Shrader in the 2008 Juilliard Vocal Arts Honors Recital. Since then, he has been presented by such institutions as Alice Tully Hall, The Society of Ethical Culture, and the New York Festival of Song (debut 2010). Timothy was a 2010-11 New York District winner of the Metropolitan Opera National Council Auditions. He was also a 2010 National Finalist and winner of the Lys Symonette Prize in the Kurt Weill Foundation's Lotte Lenya Competition.
Timothy is currently completing his Master's degree in Voice at The Juilliard School where he also received his Bachelor's degree in 2009. He is a student of Dr. Robert C. White. Mr. McDevitt's education was made possible in part through various Juilliard scholarship awards, along with the generous support of the W Marshall Hughes Jr. Scholarship Foundation. He is a native of Reading, Pennsylvania and now resides in New York City.
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