Ben Lowe, Verdi Baritone
Heralded for his “stentorian voice” by Singerpreneur, Mr. Lowe has quickly become a household name in the opera world in Southern California and abroad. A highly sought-after operatic performer and concert soloist, Lowe made his European concert debut last season in Siena and Florence, Italy as the Bass soloist in the Verdi Requiem with Unione Corale Senese “Ettore Bastianini”. Returning to Pacific Opera Project in their production of La Bohème as Marcello concluded a jam-packed 2018 season. 2018 included a debut performance of Marcello opposite Joshua Guerrero and Julianna Di Giacomo at The Colburn School of Music, reprising the role of Dulcamara in l’elisir d’amore, and a workshop of a new, one-act opera for LA Opera. Mr. Lowe made his New York debut performing in the east coast premiere of Matt Aucoin’s opera Crossing and performed his one act opera Second Nature in 2017. 2019 began with a recital at Dorthy Chandler Pavillion and being faculty for a new youth opera program with the Palm Springs Opera Guild. Then, Mr. Lowe joined Opera Delaware as a Young Artist for their inaugural season, performing leading roles in Dead Man Walking and Trial by Jury. Past achievements include being a finalist in both the Palm Springs Opera Guild and The Loren L. Zachary Society competitions, and winner of the 2016 Marilyn Horne Song Competition. Mr. Lowe studies under Maestro Vladimir Chernov and Timothy Mussard. He is a graduate of Cal State Dominguez Hills and UCLA.