(NEW LEBANON, N.Y.) – Metropolitan Opera baritone Tyler Duncan and pianist Pedja Muzijevic will perform a program featuring works by Schumann and Schuert in the Tannery Pond Concert Series at the Darrow School on Saturday, June 13, 2015, at 8pm. Duncan will sing Schumann’s beautiful Dichterliebe (with English translation provided), and Muzijevic will play Schubert’s Sonata in A major.
Canadian baritone Tyler Duncan recently made his Metropolitan Opera debut as the Huntsman in Dvorák’s Rusalka. At the Spoleto Festival he debuted as Mr. Friendly in the 18th-century ballad opera Flora, returning the next season as the Speaker in Mozart’s The Magic Flute. Other appearances have included the role of Raymondo in Handel’s Almira with the Boston Early Music Festival, Dandini in Rossini’s La cenerentola with Pacific Opera Victoria; and Demetrius in Britten’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream at the Princeton Festival. Issued on the CPO label is his Boston Early Music Festival recording of the title role in John Blow’s Venus and Adonis.
Duncan’s recordings include Bach’s St. John Passion with Portland Baroque and a DVD of Handel’s Messiah with Kent Nagano and the Montreal Symphony from CBC Television. On the ATMA label are works by Purcell and Carissimi’s Jepthe with Les Voix Baroque.