An Iowa-born Baritone is thriving in Philadelphia.

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Mr. Schaefer begins the 2019-2020 season with a concert with the Curtis Symphony Orchestra conducted by Maestro Yannick Nézet-Séguin at the Kimmel Center, Figaro in the Curtis Institute of Music's production of The Barber of Seville and a house debut at the Royal Opera of Versailles.


View video footage of Ben's performances, and access promotional and production galleries.

"Ben Schaefer’s no-holds-barred Figaro threatens to steal every scene he is in, if not the whole damn’ show."

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(Figaro - The Ghosts of Versailes)