Opera News praises Corey Bix for his “clear sense of drama and self-possession, exhibiting sturdy, unwavering control, flinty resonance and confident high notes.” In the 2019-2020 season, he sings Canio in Pagliacci with El Paso Opera, returns to Bacchus in Ariadne auf Naxos with Arizona Opera, sings Beadle Bamford in Sweeney Todd with Des Moines Metro Opera, and joins the Metropolitan Opera for their production of Wozzeck. Last season, he made his role debut as Lohengrin with Opera South West, sang Judge Danforth in The Crucible with Opera Santa Barbara, the Kronprinz in Silent Night with Arizona Opera, the Hauptman in Wozzeck and the Governor in Candide with Des Moines Metro Opera, and joined Opéra national de Paris for their production of Les Troyens. He recently joined Canadian Opera Company as Elemer in Arabella and Dallas Opera for Korngold’s Der Ring des Polykrates.
Following Mr. Bix’s triumphant role debut as Énée in Les Troyens with San Francisco Opera, he returned to the company for Augustin Moser in Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg and also for their production of Jenůfa. His other recent performances include Énée and Helenus in Les Troyens with the Lyric Opera of Chicago; his first performances of Max in Der Freischütz with Virginia Opera; his European debut and return to Greek National Opera as the Prince in Rusalka and the title role of Stravinsky’s Oedipus Rex; Bacchus in Ariadne auf Naxos with Washington National Opera, Vienna Volksoper, Fort Worth Opera, Badisches Staatstheater Karlsruhe, and The Glimmerglass Festival; Erik in Der fliegende Holländer with Los Angeles Opera, Virginia Opera, Hungarian National Opera, and Arizona Opera; Kaiser in Die Frau ohne Schatten with Oper Graz; Walther in Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg with Theater Kiel; the title role of Flotow’s Alessandro Stradella with the Stadttheater Giesen; Heinrich in Tannhäuser; in addition to joining the Teatro alla Scala and Savonlinna Festival for their productions of Lohengrin and the Cleveland Orchestra for its tour of Daphne.
- Bacchus Excerpts from Ariadne auf Naxos
- Corey Bix