Mefistofele in Boïto's Mefistofele

Hailed for his "robust" singing with "great emotional depth", Steven Fredericks has made his mark with some of opera's most celebrated roles. Fredericks' impressive repertory encompasses all styles and represents his versatility as a performer.

Bartolo in
Mozart's Le Nozze di Figaro

Appearing with many leading American companies including The Dallas Opera as Antonio in Lee Hoiby’s The Tempest, The Cinncinati Opera as Timur in Turandot and The Baltimore Opera as Reinmar in Tannhäuser, he has balanced his career with performances of concert works such as The Messiah at Carnegie Hall, Beethoven's 9th and Mass in C Minor with The Mineola Symphony and Verdi's Requiem with The Hudson Opera Theatre. In past seasons, he sang Sparafucile in Rigoletto with The Chuvash State Theatre (Cheboksare, Russia), the Herald in Lohengrin, Paris/Saone-et-Loire (France) where he also appeared as the bass soloist in the Beethoven 9th symphony, the King in Aida with Mobile Opera and Simone in Gianni Schicchi with Sarasota Opera. He made his New York Grand Opera debut as Briano in New York's first stage performance of Verdi’s Aroldo and has since been heard with the company as Timur in Turandot as well as Lodovico in Otello and The King in Aida in the Centenial Verdi Cycle in New York's Central Park. In past seasons he performed Zaccaria in Nabucco and the title role in Boito's Mefistofele with the Taconic Opera and The Commendatore in Don Giovanni, Tod in Viktor Ullmann’s Der Kaiser von Atlantis and the title role in Der Fliegende Holländer with The Connecticut Lyric Opera. Other performances include Strommenger in La Wally with Teatro Grattacielo at Alice Tully Hall, Lincoln Center where he also created the role of Signorelli in the world premier of Louis Gioia's Un Racconto Fiorentino.

Recently, he sang Dr. Bartolo in Le Nozze di Figaro with Salt Marsh Opera, and returned to the Connecticut Lyric Opera to perform the title role in Wagner’s Der Fliegender Holländer and Tod in Viktor Ullmann’s Der Kaiser von Atlantis.

This summer (2015) he joins the the faculty of the Greve Festival (Greve-in-Chianti, Italy) located in the heart of Tuscany to perform Dr. Bartolo in Le Nozze di Figaro as well as teach master classes.