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David Pomeroy

David Pomeroy

Internationally acclaimed for his rich voice with thrilling top notes, Canadian tenor David Pomeroy is enjoying a career that is placing him in the spotlight on some of the world's most important stages.

The Newfoundland native made his Metropolitan Opera debut in 2009, portraying the title role of Hoffmann in Les Contes d'Hoffmann opposite soprano Anna Netrebko under the baton of Maestro James Levine. Mr. Pomeroy had previously sung the title role of Faust with bass James Morris in the annual "Met in the Parks" concert series.

With the Canadian Opera Company in Toronto he has performed the title roles of both Faust and Hoffmann as well as Rodolfo (La Bohème), Skuratov (From the House of the Dead), Pinkerton (Madama Butterfly) and Alfred (Die Fledermaus).

Notably, Mr. Pomeroy created the role of Stefano for the triumphant world premiere of Filumena with Calgary Opera and proceeded to perform remounts in Banff, Ottawa and Edmonton.

In the upcoming, 2014/2015 season Mr. Pomeroy will make highly anticipated role debuts as Florestan (Fidelio) and Calaf (Turandot) with Manitoba Opera. He will once again join Opera Lyra Ottawa, this time as Cavaradossi (Tosca) and will return to Vancouver Opera to sing the role of Alfred (Die Fledermaus). Mr. Pomeroy is slated to round out his year in recital with Opera on the Avalon as well as concert performances of Verdi's Messa da Requiem with the Ottawa Choral Society and Beethoven's Symphony No. 9 with the Toronto Symphony Orchestra.

Last season, the tenor added 2 roles to his repertoire when he sang Radamès (Aïda) as part of the Boris Brott Festival in Ontario and Erik (Der Fliegende Holländer) with Calgary Opera. Mr. Pomeroy also appeared as Don José (Carmen) with Opera Lyra Ottawa and Opera Australia, Cavaradossi (Tosca) with Vancouver Opera and Pinkerton (Madama Butterfly) with Calgary Opera. He joined The Newfoundland Symphony for its French Grand Opera Gala, Orchestre Trois Rivières for Verdi's Requiem and Vancouver Symphony Orchestra for Beethoven's Symphony No. 9.

Other past appearances have included Alfredo (La Traviata) with Vancouver Opera and New York City Opera, Macduff (Macbeth) with Edmonton Opera, Don José (Carmen) with Pacific Opera Victoria, Manitoba Opera, Lyric Opera of Kansas City, Vancouver Opera, Cork Ireland and Staatsoper Stuttgart, Pinkerton (Madama Butterfly) with Lyric Opera of Kansas City, Opera Theatre of Saint Louis, Fort Worth Opera, Connecticut Lyric Opera, Michigan Opera and Opéra de Québec, Cavaradossi (Tosca) with Opéra de Montréal, Il Duca (Rigoletto) with Calgary Opera, Opéra de Montréal and Manitoba Opera, Hoffmann (Les Contes d'Hoffmann) with Florida Grand Opera, the Canadian Opera Company, The Metropolitan Opera and Edmonton Opera, Ruggero (La Rondine) with Michigan Opera, Edgardo (Lucia di Lammermoor) with Calgary Opera, Roméo (Roméo et Juliette) with The Metropolitan Opera, Rodolfo (La Bohème) with Pacific Opera Victoria and the Canadian Opera Company, Idomeneo (Idomeneo) with Pacific Opera Victoria, Pollione (Norma) with Pacific Opera Victoria and Ladislov (The Two Widows) with Scottish Opera performed both at the Edinburgh Festival and in Glasgow.

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