Mr. Barry began the 2013-2014 season with his return to Amarillo Opera as Edgardo in Lucia di Lammermoor. Mr. Barry made his debut with Shreveport Opera as Nemorino in L’elisir d’amore. He also debuted as Rodolfo in La bohème at North Carolina Opera and Pittsburgh Opera. On the orchestra stage, Mr. Barry made his debut with the Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra singing the Verdi Requiem, and at Avery Fischer Hall with the National Chorale in performances of Beethoven’s Symphony no. 9. Continued…
Mr. Barry has a close association with the Beethoven Easter Festival and the Polish Radio Orchestra in Warsaw, where he has sung and recorded Avito in Montemezzi’s L’amore dei tre re and Don Luigi in Donizetti’s Maria Padilla. Previously, Mr. Barry returned to Warsaw to sing and record Gabriele Adorno in Simon Boccanegra and the tenor soloist in Beethoven’s Ninth Symphony.
Mr. Barry is well versed in early music and oratorio. His most notable performances have been Handel’s Messiah, Verdi’s Messa da Requiem, Vaughan Williams’ Hodie, Beethoven’s Christus am Ölberge, Brahms’ Liebeslieder Walzes and selections from J.S. Bach’s St. John and St. Matthew Passions. Recently he sang Beethoven’s Ninth Symphony with the Arkansas Symphony Orchestra and Mozart’s Requiem with the Munich Symphony on tour throughout the United States.
Mr. Barry has sung Arbace in Rossini’s Ciro in Babilonia at the Caramoor Music Festival, Florindo in Wolf-Ferrari’s Le donne curiose, Anthony Hope in Sweeney Todd with the National Symphony at Wolf Trap Opera, and Rodolfo in La bohème at Teatro Comunale di Sulmona, Italy. Mr. Barry holds a Master of Music degree and Artist Diploma from the School of Music at Yale University.