Described by Opera News as “accomplished, stylistically informed,” and “sonorous,” baritone Edward Vogel possesses a diverse repertoire spanning over ten centuries. Recent performances in the 2018-2019 season included a performance of Hanns Eisler’s Ernste Gesänge with the Tanglewood Music Center Orchestra; Bach cantatas under the batons of Philippe Herreweghe and John Harbison; and the world premiere of David Lang’s the writings with Paul Hillier’s Theatre of Voices at Carnegie Hall. 2019 also saw his international solo debut in Bach’s Mass in G Major at Snape Maltings, UK, under the direction of Philippe Herreweghe. In the 2019-2020 season, Mr. Vogel makes solo debuts with the Yale Choral Artists and the Grammy award-winning ensemble Apollo’s Fire, and joins the rosters of The Thirteen and Grammy-nominated True Concord.
Edward received his Master of Music degree from the Yale School of Music, where he studied with tenor James Taylor. During his time at Yale, he appeared regularly as a soloist with the Yale Schola Cantorum and the Yale Voxtet, most notably in Alessandro Scarlatti’s oratorio Il Primo Omicidio with Nicholas McGegan, and Haydn’s Lord Nelson Mass at Lincoln Center with David Hill. He was also a soloist on an album of Christmas music by Heinrich Schütz, which was released on the Hyperion label. Additionally, Mr. Vogel holds a bachelor’s degree from the University of Notre Dame, where he appeared in numerous operatic and concert productions, including Monteverdi’s L’Incoronazione di Poppea, Fauré’s Requiem, and Handel’s La Resurrezione. He also participated in a successful recital tour with colleagues from Notre Dame, which featured songs from the rich history of American sacred music. Prior to his studies at Notre Dame, Edward sang for ten years with the Trinity Choir of Men and Boys in New Haven, Connecticut, where he received extensive training under the direction of R. Walden Moore, with whom he continues to collaborate. Mr. Vogel can be contacted through his website, edwardvogelmusic.com.