And indeed, he sings extremely stylishly, with an evenly produced, abundantly appealing baritone of considerable refinement.
Yeletsky in The Queen of Spades
at The Glimmerglass Festival
Mr. Schaefer was recently featured in the July issue of Opera News. Sound Bites spotlights up-and-coming singers and conductors in the world of opera.
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.
"Ben Schaefer’s no-holds-barred Figaro threatens to steal every scene he is in, if not the whole damn’ show."
(Figaro - The Ghosts of Versailes)