Joseph Dietrich, Tenor
Tenor Joseph Dietrich (the Evangelist) is a graduate of Mannes College of Music and The George Washington University. In New York, Joseph has appeared as Gastone in La Traviata at Merkin Hall, Pedrillo in Die Entführung aus dem Serail at the Liederkranz Opera, the Mayor in Albert Herring, and as a soloist with the Mannes Baroque Ensemble. While in Washington, he performed Purcell’s Hail! Bright Cecilia at the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts and Britten’s Serenade at Lisner Auditorium, and was the tenor soloist in Haydn’s Die Schöpfung with Choralis in Alexandria, Va. Joseph previously appeared with Cantate Chamber Singers as Petrus in Reinhard Keiser’s St. Mark Passion, as the Madwoman in Britten’s Curlew River, as Saint Nicolas in Britten’s Saint Nicolas, as Abraham in Britten’s Abraham and Isaac, and as the tenor soloist in the recent Albany Records recording of Andrew Earle Simpson’s oratorio A Crown of Stars.