Bass-baritone Stephen Morscheck’s recent and upcoming appearances include Bartolo in Le nozze di Figaro with Lyric Opera Baltimore, Capulet in Roméo et Juliette with Florida Grand Opera and at Opera Colorado, Beethoven’s Symphony No. 9 with the Wichita Falls Symphony Orchestra and the Glacier Symphony and Chorale, Bach’s Mass in B Minor with the Alabama Symphony Orchestra, Handel’s Messiah with Orchestra Kentucky, and the St. John Passion with John Nelson and Soli Deo Gloria’s Chicago Bach Project. He last appeared with Music of the Baroque in February 2010 in Mozart’s Requiem.
Stephen Morscheck’s operatic roles have included Sparafucile in Rigoletto and Rocco in Fidelio with Florentine Opera; Don Alphonso in Così fan tutte with the Arizona and Kentucky Operas; Rocco in Fidelio at Opera Company of Philadelphia; Bartolo in Le nozze di Figaro with Dallas Opera; Alidoro in La cenerentola with Orlando Opera, Lyric Opera of Kansas City, and Florentine Opera; Basilio in Il barbiere di Siviglia with the Atlanta and Kentucky Operas; Raimondo in Lucia di Lammermoor with Washington National Opera; Publius in La clemenza di Tito with Santa Fe Opera; Palemon in Thaïs with Lyric Opera of Chicago; and Colline in La bohème with the Los Angeles and Dallas Operas and L’Opéra de Montréal.
On the concert stage, highlights include Handel’s Messiah with the Santa Fe Symphony and Dallas Bach Society, Beethoven’s Choral Fantasy and Symphony No. 9 with the Roanoke Symphony and Alabama Symphony Orchestra, Mozart’s Coronation Mass at the Spoleto Festival, Beethoven’s Missa Solemnis with the Choral Society of Durham, and Bach’s Mass in B Minor with the National Symphony Orchestra of Costa Rica.
A graduate of Wheaton College and the University of Michigan, Stephen Morscheck is currently assistant professor of voice at the University of North Texas, Denton.