Archives for April 2017

Joseph Beutel, bass-baritone

Joseph Beutel
Photo by Matt Simpkins Photography

Appearing in the concert The Apostles, which was performed on May 12, 2017 at Carnegie Hall.

Indiana native Joseph Beutel has most recently appeared as the Hotel Manager/Duke/Judge in Ades’ Powder Her Face with Skylight Music Theatre. Previously, he has appeared in Martinů’s Alexandre bis/Comedy on the Bridge with Gotham Chamber Opera, as Sulpice in La fille du régiment with Fargo-Moorhead Opera, as Sam in Verdi’s Un ballo in maschera with the Boston Youth Symphony Orchestras, as der Tod in Viktor Ullmann’s Der Kaiser von Atlantis with Opera Moderne in Vienna, as Nourabad in Bizet’s Les pêcheurs de perles with Baltimore Concert Opera and Opera Delaware, as the British Major in the world premiere of Kevin Puts’ Silent Night with Minnesota Opera, and as Lamoral in Strauss’ Arabella with the Santa Fe Opera.

Mr. Beutel was a winner of the Sullivan Foundation Career Development Award in 2011 and Encouragement from the Gerda Lissner Foundation in 2012. He performed with the recent New York Philharmonic production of Carousel and American Lyric Theater’s workshops of two new operas, La reina and The Turing Project.

In addition to his operatic endeavors, Mr. Beutel has also been seen in many oratorio and cantata works. He has recently performed the cantatas Siehe, ich will viel Fischer aussenden (BWV 88) and Gottes Zeit ist die allerbeste Zeit (BWV106) in New York. He has also performed the Saint Matthew Passion as Aria soloist, Christ Lag in Todesbanden (BWV 4), Singet dem Herrn (BWV 190), and solo cantata Ich habe Genug (BWV 82). He has sung Handel’s Messiah with the prestigious “Ensemble viii” in Austin, Texas, and performed in recital in various places across the country. He made his debut with the Santa Fe Symphony singing Handel’s Messiah.

Spring 2017