American baritone Chad Sloan is recognized as much for his warm, elegant vocalism as he is for deft interpretations of diverse characters.
Engagements for 2014-2015 included his debut as Papageno in Die Zauberflöte with Arizona Opera, Carmina Burana with the Lexington Philharmonic and the Flagstaff Symphony, and singing The Herald in Britten’s The Burning Fiery Furnace with Ballet-Opéra-Pantomime of Montreal. Engagements for this season and beyond include Carmina Burana with the South Bend Symphony and Pooh-Bah in The Mikado with Kentucky Opera.
Chad’s performances for the 2013-2014 season included Carmina Burana with Fox Valley Symphony, Adario in Rameau’s Les Sauvages with Bourbon Baroque, joining the Louisville Orchestra for Portrait of Robert Schumann and an appearance with Eighth Blackbird in a new work titled Killing the Goat by Andrew McManus.
Other recent engagements include Carmina Burana with Columbia Pro Cantare, Bach’s Weihnachts-Oratorium with Louisville Choral Arts Society, Brahms’ Liebeslieder Waltzer at Twickenham Music Festival, Britten’s War Requiem at Lawrence Conservatory, Lee Hoiby’s This is the Rill Speaking with Opera Memphis, Prosdocimo in Rossini’s Il turco in Italia with Tacoma Opera, Vaughan Williams’ Dona Nobis Pacem with the Lexington Philharmonic, Captain Von Trapp in The Sound of Music with Anchorage Opera, Mercutio in Roméo et Juliette with Dayton Opera and the Bar Harbor Music Festival, the cover of Willy Wonka in The Golden Ticket with Atlanta Opera, Pluto in Telemann’s Orpheus for the New York City Opera, Belcore in L’elisir d’amore with Kentucky Opera, John Brooke in Little Women with Utah Opera, and Figaro in Il barbiere di Siviglia.