Called “charismatic” and “riveting,” by the New York Times, bass-baritone Jonathan Woody is a sought-after performer of early and new music across North America, making recent appearances with historically-informed orchestras such as Tafelmusik Baroque Orchestra, Boston Early Music Festival, Portland Baroque Orchestra, and Bach Collegium San Diego. A dedicated ensemble and chamber artist, Jonathan belongs to the innovative all-male Trident Ensemble and to the Grammy®-nominated Choir of Trinity Wall Street, and has collaborated with New York Polyphony, New York Baroque Incorporated, Antioch Chamber Ensemble and the Chamber Music Society of Central Virginia in recent seasons. An avid performer of new music, Jonathan has premiered or performed several recent works, including Ted Hearne’s The Source (2014) and works by Missi Mazzoli and Zachary Wadsworth, and was a 2015-2016 Vocal Fellow for American Opera Projects’ Composers and the Voice forum. Competition and festival credits include Tafelmusik Vocal Competition, Carmel Bach Festival and Oregon Bach Festival vocal fellowships, and operatic credits include appearances with Opera Lafayette, Gotham Chamber Opera, and Beth Morrison Projects,. Recording credits include New York Polyphony’s Roma Æterna (BIS Records) and the Choir of Trinity Wall Street’s Israel in Egypt and Missa Gentis Humanae (Musica Omnia).

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