About this Artist
Tenor JOHN MATTHEW MYERS’ concert highlights of the 2018/19 season include Mahler’s Das Lied von der Erde with the Colorado Springs Philharmonic and conductor Josep Caballé-Domenech; a new production of John Cage’s Europeras 1 & 2 with the Los Angeles Philharmonic directed by Yuval Sharon; Mozart’s Mass in C minor with the Grand Rapids Symphony Orchestra and Marcelo Lehninger; and Beethoven’s Ninth Symphony with the Annapolis Symphony Orchestra and José-Luis Novo. At the Academy of Vocal Arts, Myers bows in the role of the Prince in Dvořák’s Rusalka. Myers made his LA Phil debut in 2017 as Mao in John Adams’ Nixon in China, conducted by the composer.
Recent highlights include Mozart’s Requiem and Mahler’s Symphony No. 8 at Carnegie Hall, Beethoven’s Symphony No. 9 with Grand Rapids Symphony Orchestra, Mozart’s Requiem with Southwest Florida Symphony, a gala performance with Allentown Symphony Orchestra alongside soprano Angela Meade, and the role of Bacchus in Ariadne auf Naxos with the Academy of Vocal Arts. Winner of Vocal Arts DC’s 2017 Art Song Discovery Competition, he subsequently gave a recital at the Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts.
Myers received his graduate and undergraduate degrees from the Manhattan School of Music with additional studies at the Verbier Festival Academy, Chautauqua Institute, Music Academy of the West, and young artist programs of Santa Fe Opera and Opera Theatre of Saint Louis.