Tenor

Greg Fedderly

Comprimario tenor with a world-wide reputation

Introduction

American character tenor Greg Fedderly studied at the University of Southern California, where he was the first recipient of the Marilyn Horne Scholarship. A protégé of Plácido Domingo, Greg is a principal member of the Los Angeles Music Center and frequent performer in major theatres around the US and Europe.

Engagements in recent years have included Monostatos Die Zauberflöte and Don Basilio Le Nozze di Figaro at the Metropolitan Opera, Bob Boles Peter Grimes, Prunier La Rondine, Monostatos Die Zauberflöte, Red Whiskers Billy Budd and Orellano Ducle Rosa for Los Angeles Opera, Bob Boles for San Diego Opera, Brighella Ariadne auf Naxos for Washington National Opera, Pang Turandot and Bardolfo Falstaff for San Francisco Opera, Arcadio Florencia En El Amazonas for Opera Colorado, Philistine Messenger Samson et Delila; Messenger Aida for San Diego Opera; Don Basilio and Monostatos for San Francisco Opera.


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    29 Sep 17 MOZART Die Zauberfloete
    The Metropolitan Opera

    Tenor Greg Fedderly filled the other great theatrical/comic role, Monostatos. This production dresses him in a Divine-like getup, wrapped in a bat-wing cape, and Fedderly let the camp speak effectively for itself, while singing and acting with light-hearted verve.
    George Grella, The New York Classical Review, 28 September 2017

    “Greg Fedderly’s portrayal of Monostatos is wonderfully witty…”
    David M. Rice, Classical Source, 27 September 2017

    “The rest of the cast was made of superb character actors. Greg Fedderly in the role of Monostatos, the Queen’s slave, who goes undercover in Sarastro’s temple, played the part as a villain in a cheesy superhero TV show, perhaps even the Penguin.

    In collaboration with Markus Werba’s Papageno, Fedderly made the dialogue come alive with spectacular comic timing.”
    Gregory Moomjy, Opera Wire, 29 September 2017

     

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    29 Oct 16 TCHAIKOVSKY Eugene Onegin
    Dallas Opera

    “…tenor Greg Fedderly delivers the vocal and physical goods.”

    Scott Cantrell, The Dallas Morning News, 29 October 2016

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    21 Oct 15 MOZART Die Zauberflote
    San Francisco Opera

    “Maria Valdes made the most of her small role as Papageno’s exuberant intended, Papagena; while tenor Greg Fedderly was such a lively Monostatos, the villain of the piece, it was a joy to watch him looming over Pamina. With Solís, these three could give Broadway veterans some competition.”

    Pamela Feinsilber, The Huffington Post, 28 October 2017

    “Tenor Greg Fedderly engagingly provided an evil counterpoint with his portrayal of the lecherous Monostatos.”

    James Ambroff-Tahan, The San Francisco Examiner, 21 October 2017

     

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    20 Apr 13 VERDI Aida (Messenger)
    San Diego Opera

    “Tenor Greg Fedderly, known here for roles in Peter Grimes, Samson and Delilah and Murder in the Cathedral, projected with effective passion in the often-underappreciated role of the Messenger.”
    Erica Miner, operapulse.com, 22 April 2013

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    23 May 13 Lee Holdridge Dulce Rosa (Senator)
    Eli & Edythe Broad Stage, Santa Monica

    “The gifted tenor Greg Fedderly is especially effective as the Senator, an omnipresent and overbearing father figure who urges his daughter on to vengeance from beyond the grave.”
    Opera Reviews, 30 May 2013