Jeremy Ludwig, baritone
Baritone Jeremy Ludwig is a recent graduate of the University of Toronto’s (UofT) Opera School. Jeremy has appeared many times on the stage of the University’s MacMillan Theatre, most recently as Don Inigo Gomez in Ravel’s L’heure espagnol. In 2008, he appeared as Count Robinson in their production of Cimarosa’s Il Matrimonio Segreto. In the summer of the same year, Jeremy traveled to Sulmona, Italy to take part in the Center for Opera Studies in Italy (COSI) summer training program’s production of Puccini’s La Bohème in the role of Schaunard. Other recent opera credits include Guglielmo in Mozart’s Così fan tutte, Harlekin in scenes from Strauss’s Ariadne auf Naxos, The King of Scotland in Handel’s Ariodante, Belcore in Donizetti’s L’elisir d’amore (UofT Opera), Marullo in Verdi’s Rigoletto (Brampton Lyric Opera), Achilla in Handel’s Giulio Cesare (Halifax Summer Opera Workshop) and Krusina in Smetana’s The Bartered Bride (Opera NUOVA).
Jeremy is as comfortable in the world of oratorio and recital as he is on the operatic stage. Recent engagements also include a recital with The Aldeburgh Connection which featured, songs by Gerald Finzi, R. Strauss and Mahler. Jeremy has appeared numerous times with the Handel Society choir and orchestra in White Rock, British Columbia, most recently as the baritone soloist in Saint-Saens’s Oratorio de Noël and Charpentier’s Messe de Minuit pour Noël. Jeremy has performed arias from Handel’s Messiah with the East York Choir and the Talisker Players as well as with the Tryptych Ensemble in Toronto. Past recitals have included works by Vaughan Williams, Shostakovitch, Mussorgsky, Brahms, Schubert, and Barber.
For more information, photos and audio clips, visit his website at www.jeremyludwig.com