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AndrewSauvageau.smAndrew Sauvageau cares about characters. Praised for the shining color in his voice, the spark and nuance of his acting, and for his contained ferocity in concert, Andrew brings his energy to the stage, both in concert and in operatic settings.

His solo engagements include performances with the BBC Symphony Orchestra in the UK premiere of Louis Andriessen’s La Commedia, Oliver Knussen’s Where the Wild Things Are with New York City Opera, Schönberg’s Serenade with the Birmingham New Music Group at the Library of Congress under Oliver Knussen, Berio’s Coro with the Lucerne Festival under Simon Rattle, Orff's Carmina Burana with the Richmond Ballet (Richmond, VA), Henry Partch’s Barstow with Peabody Camerata (Baltimore, MD), and La Commedia, H.K. Gruber’s Frankenstein!!, Armando Bayolo’s Sacred Cows, and Michael Gordon’s Van Gogh with Great Noise Ensemble (Washington, DC).

Andrew has also participated in various premieres by Michael Oberhauser with Silver Finch Arts Collective in Washington, DC, as well as premieres by Ruby Fulton and Nicholas Vines at the Tanglewood Music Festival, and the American premiere of Joanna Lee’s Lear TV with hexaCollective at the Baltimore ArtScape Festival.

 

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Praised for "clarion high notes placed with unfailing precision," (Washington Classical Review) tenor Matthew Hill is a versatile performer who excels in opera, oratorio, art song, and musical theatre.

Highly regarded for his interpretations of Bach, Matthew’s Evangelist was praised by the Washington Post for “deliver[ing] the Gospel texts with agile conviction.” Matthew has appeared as a concert soloist with ensembles including the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra, Boston Pops, Washington National Cathedral, American Bach Soloists, the Washington Bach Consort, and the Thirteen, in repertoire including Bach's Mass in B Minor, Bach's St. Matthew and St. John Passions, Handel’s Messiah and Israel in Egypt, Mozart’s Requiem, Britten's Serenade for Tenor, Horn, and Strings, and Stravinsky’s Les Noces. Additionally, Matthew is a founding member of The Polyphonists and a member of the U.S. Air Force Singing Sergeants. 

Matthew’s stage credits include Candide (cover – Candide) with Washington National Opera, Older brother in Dead Man Walking (Washington National Opera), Jack in Into the Woods (Annapolis Opera), Marcellus in Ambroise Thomas's Hamlet (Washington Concert Opera), Parpignol in La Bohème (Wolf Trap Opera), Tamino in Die Zauberflöte (Maryland Opera Studio and Siena Music Festival), Don Ottavio in Don Giovanni (Maryland Opera Studio), and Damon in Acis and Galatea (New Dominion Chorale). 

Matthew was awarded 1st place in the Bethlehem Bach Young American Singers Competition and 1st place at the National Association of Teachers of Singing Artist Awards and was a prizewinner at the following competitions: the Metropolitan Opera National Council Middle Atlantic Regional Competition, Oratorio Society of New York Competition, the Lotte Lenya Competition, the Jensen Foundation Vocal Competition, the National Society of Arts and Letters Dorothy Lincoln-Smith Voice Competition, Choralis Young Artist Competition, and the Vocal Arts DC Art Song Competition. Matthew holds degrees from the University of Maryland, College Park.

Matthew teaches voice both virtually and at his home two blocks away from the Eastern Market metro in Washington, D.C. Visit http://www.matthewhilltenor.com/