April 23, 2019

Media Alert: 2019 Resident Artist Series: Geoffrey Schellenberg, Baritone

Portland Opera’s 2019 Resident Artist Series:  Geoffrey Schellenberg, Baritone

Portland Opera hosts a special community recital featuring baritone Geoffrey Schellenberg, in his first year as a resident artist with the company. Portland Opera’s Chorus Master & Assistant Conductor Nicholas Fox joins Schellenberg on piano.

The Resident Artist Series features intimate and direct performances – focused on the singer, the pianist, and art song. Selected through a competitive national search process, each of Portland Opera’s Resident Artists reflects a bright future for the art of opera.

Tuesday, May 14, 2019, 7:00PM

Whitsell Auditorium, Portland Art Museum 1219 SW Park Avenue, Portland, OR 97205

Admission is free; Reservations are highly recommended. 503.241.1802 or eventRSVP@portlandopera.org

Interviews and media reservations are available upon request. Please contact press@portlandopera.org to make press reservations.

GEOFFREY SCHELLENBERG, baritone, made his Portland Opera debut as Marquis in Verdi’s La Traviata this fall.  As a first-year Resident Artist, he will also sing the roles of Fiorello in The Barber of Seville, Nardo in La Finta Giardiniera, and will be a soloist in the 2019 Big Night concert. Prior to joining the Portland Opera Resident Artist program, Schellenberg was part of Calgary Opera’s Emerging Artist Development Program, where he sang the roles of Sargeant in The Barber of Seville, Sciarrone in Puccini’s Tosca, and Captain in Tchaikovsky’s Eugene Onegin. Schellenberg completed his Masters in Opera Performance in 2017 at the University of British Columbia.