In the 2015-16 season, Matthew Deming joined Lyric Opera of Chicago for the world premiere of Bel Canto by Jimmy López (composer) and Nilo Cruz (librettist). He has performed as soloist with leading orchestras, including the New York Philharmonic, American Symphony Orchestra, the Israel Philharmonic Orchestra, and Los Angeles Philharmonic, in addition to such esteemed organizations as Musica Sacra, The Collegiate Chorale, Bard Music Festival, Caramoor Center for Music and the Arts, Berkshire Chorale Festival, Mostly Mozart Festival, St. Ignatius Loyola (NYC), and the NY Virtuoso Singers. Also gifted in the musical theatre field, he has been featured on Broadway in Kander and Ebb’s The Visit, as Louis Perch, one of the legendary Chita Rivera’s sidekick eunuchs.
Operatic credits include Giulio Cesare at Opera Roanoke (VA), Oresteia and Der Ferne Klang at Bard Summerscape, Love for Three Oranges at the Opera Festival in Lucca (Italy), and La bohème at the Boston University Opera Institute.
Acting credits include his work with Tony Award-winning directors John Doyle and Frank Galati, the renowned playwright Terrence McNally, and choreographers Ann Reinking and Graziella Danielle. Regional theater where he has performed include the Cincinnati Playhouse, Huntington Theater Company, Trinity Repertory Company, Williamstown Theater Festival, and Signature Theater Company Television appearances have included Rescue Me, Stella, As the World Turns, and CSI NY.
Matthew Deming is a graduate of Boston University where he studied as a tenor with Penelope Bitzas; he is now studying with Julia Faulkner.