Baritone Dominic Inferrera is gaining a great deal of attention for giving voice to many different styles of music including opera, oratorio, musical theater, pop, jazz, and contemporary music. He won critical acclaim in the role of The Son in Hugo Weisgall’s Six Characters in Search of an Author with Opera Festival of New Jersey, where The New York Times proclaimed him a “standout.” His recent performance of Young (Old) Button in John Eaton’s operatic adaptation of The Curious Case of Benjamin Button with Center for Contemporary Opera was hailed by the New York Times as “dynamic.” Other roles include The Celebrant in Bernstein’s Mass with the Cornell University Theatre, Escamillo in Carmen, and Silvio and Marco in Pagliacci/Gianni Schicchi with OperaDelaware, Masetto (Don Giovanni) with Toledo Opera and Annapolis Opera, Lescaut in Opera Memphis’s production of Manon Lescaut, Guglielmo in Così fan Tutte with Capital City Opera, Moralès (Carmen) Wagner (Faust), and the Maggiordomo (Vanessa) with Opera Festival of New Jersey, Escamillo with Union Avenue Opera, The Swineherd in John Harbison’s A Full Moon in March with Encompass Opera Theater, and most recently Hollis in Bill Smith’s jazz opera, A Space in the Heart.
Mr. Inferrera’s concert repertoire includes Carmina Burana, Faure’s Requiem, Brahms’s Ein Deutsches Requiem, Handel’s Messiah, Aeneas (Dido and Aeneas) with the Greenwich Village Singers, and Pontius Pilate in Brooklyn Academy of Music’s critically acclaimed St. Matthew Passion. He has recorded Orpheus and Other Works by composer Louis Karchin, and Eaton’s The Curious Case of Benjamin Button on Albany Records.
Mr. Inferrera’s performing credits include operetta, musical theater, and pops performances with Jack Everly and the Seattle Symphony Orchestra, the Oregon Symphony, Utah Festival Opera, Colorado Symphony, The Naples Philharmonic in Florida with conductor Erich Kunzel, and the Meredith Monk Ensemble.