The New York native baritone Stephen Barchi has performed extensively in both recital and opera productions. Next season he makes his Oper Leipzig debut as Flemish Deputy in Don Carlo. Last year he appeared as Nicholas in Vanessa with the Deutsches Symphonie-Orchester Berlin, Aeneas in Dido at Deutsche Oper Berlin, and Belcore in L’elisir d’amore with the summer festival in Bad Aibling.

Previous credits include Bluebeard in Bluebeard’s Castle with the Hochschule für Musik und Theater Hamburg in cooperation with the Staatsoper Hamburg and Conte Almaviva in Le Nozze di Figaro with Escales Lyriques. He also appeared with the Deutsche Oper Berlin as the Novice’s Friend in Billy Budd, Moralès in Carmen, Marullo in Rigoletto, Fiorello in Il barbiere di Siviglia and 1stPriest in Die Zauberflöte. Mr. Barchi’s performances at the Deutsche Oper Berlin were the result of his appointment to the ensemble of the house, which was made possible by the American-Berlin Scholarship of the Opera Foundation, New York.

Mr. Barchi holds a B.M. from The Juilliard School and was a Resident Artist at the Academy of Vocal Arts in Philadelphia where he sang the title role in Yevgeniy Onegin and Silvano in Un ballo in maschera.