JEFFREY FIELDS (baritone)
has performed regularly throughout California as a concert
soloist since moving to the Bay Area in 1999. In 1998, he
was selected as an Adams Fellow at the Carmel Bach Festival
and has had numerous solo appearances there since. He also
sings regularly with Philharmonia Baroque Orchestra and American
Bach Soloists. Recent and current engagements include Manoa
in Handel's Samson with Philharmonia Baroque, the
role of Jesus in Bach's St. Matthew Passion at the
Carmel Bach Festival,
Acis and Galatea (Polyphemus) with Berkeley Opera,
Bach's Magnificat in E-flat and Cantata 110 with Philharmonia
Baroque, the St. Matthew Passion with the Bach Society
of St. Louis, the title role in Mendelssohn's Elijah at
the Music in the Mountains Festival, Haydn's Creation in
Los Angeles, Salinas and Carmel; Bach's Mass in B Minor with
the San Francisco Bach Choir; Handel's Messiah in
Santa Cruz; and Mozart's Mass in C Minor in Ventura. Mr.
Fields taught voice and singers'
diction classes at the University of Iowa with Albert Gammon
and John van Cura, and was an artist fellow for three seasons
at the Bach Aria Festival, Stony Brook, New York. He was
a three-time winner of the NATS Central Region auditions.
His wide repertoire includes Marcello in Puccini's La
Papageno in Mozart's Die Zauberflote, and Herod
Herodiade, as well as a broad spectrum of concert
works, oratorios and art song.