Rodrick Dixon, tenor
Photo by Dan Demetriad
Appearing in the concert A Mass of Life, performed on April 5, 2016 at Carnegie Hall.
Rodrick Dixon has performed with many of the leading conductors, orchestras, and opera companies throughout North America, including Los Angeles Opera, Michigan Opera Theatre, Todi International Music Masters Festival, Portland Opera, Opera Columbus, Virginia Opera, Cincinnati Opera, and Opera Southwest.
On the concert stage, Mr. Dixon is a frequent soloist of the Cincinnati May Festival. Other organizations where he has appeared include the Cleveland and Philadelphia Orchestras, Los Angeles Philharmonic, Ravinia Festival, Atlanta Symphony Orchestra, Bravo! Vail Music Festival, Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts, and The Longfellow Chorus for a program of works by Samuel Coleridge-Taylor which was recorded and included in a film about the composer. He has also performed at the Sydney Festival in Australia and in Mongolia at the Miss World competition. The current season includes appearances with the Philadelphia Orchestra for the world premiere of Hannibal Lokumbe’s One Land, One River, One People in Philadelphia and at the Saratoga Performing Arts Center; and the Cincinnati May Festival as featured soloist in a new work by Alvin Singleton.
Mr. Dixon has appeared on television in a number of PBS specials. He was part of the original cast of Ragtime on Broadway, and in Show Boat at the Auditorium Theatre. He has also appeared on recordings of PBS Great Performances’ Cook, Dixon & Young Volume One (Sony/BMG); the Christmas album Follow That Star; Liam Lawton’s Sacred Land; Rodrick Dixon Live in Concert; and a Christmas album with the Cincinnati Pops.