This season, Bass, Marc Webster has sung Mahler’s Lieder eines fahrenden Gesellen with Ithaca College Symphony Orchestra, Don Basilio in Il Barbiere di Siviglia with Syracuse Opera, Sarastro in Die Zauberflöte with Erie Chamber Orchestra, Haydn’s Die Schöpfung and Handel’s Messiah with Cayuga Chamber Orchestra, and Messiah excerpts with Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra. Recent performances include Verdi Requiem with Symphony Syracuse, Cesare Angelotti in Tosca with Syracuse Opera, Dottore Grenvil in La Traviata with Syracuse Opera, The Bonze in Madama Butterflywith Syracuse Opera. Other performances include Pistola in Falstaff with Seattle Opera Studio, Don Alfonso in Così fan tutte with Florida Grand Opera Studio, Sarastro in Die Zauberflöte as a Filene Artist with Wolf Trap Opera, Dr. Gibbs in Our Town with Juilliard Opera Center, Gouverneur in Le Comte Ory with Juilliard Opera Center, Mars in Orphee aux Enfers with Juilliard Opera Center, Sir Giorgio in scenes from I Puritani with Merola Opera Program at San Francisco Opera.
Mr. Webster, an active recitalist has also recently performed with The New York Festival of Song with Stephen Blier and the Marilyn Horne Foundation The Song Continues series in Weill Hall. He was a finalist with the Metropolitan Opera National Council Auditions and holds First Place Awards from the Jessie Kneisel Lieder Competition, Eastman Concerto Competition, and The Eastman Opera Competition. Oratorio performances with Juilliard Symphony in Alice Tully Hall, Colonial Symphony, Jacksonville Symphony, Eastman Symphony, Buffalo Philharmonic, Rochester Philharmonic, and Boston Chamber Orchestra at Trinity Cathedral. Studies with Carol Webber, David Parks, and Robert C. White. Marc Webster has coached with Warren Jones, Martin Katz, Renata Scotto, Dolora Zajik, Håkan Hagegård, Jane Eaglen, Sherri Greenawald, Stephen Wadsworth, Nico Castel, Margo Garrett, Brian Zeger, Diane Richardson, Denise Massé, Corradina Caporello, Benton Hess.