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Jeffrey Mattsey

Jeffrey Mattsey

Bass Jeffrey Mattsey is renowned worldwide for the signature baritone roles that define his prominent career. He has been a house favorite at The Metropolitan Opera for more than 20 years and over 100 performances. Recently, he performed the role of Mayor Shinn in The Music Man: In Concert with Pacific Symphony, Uncle John in The Grapes of Wrath with Michigan Opera Theatre, and Alfred Doolittle in My Fair Lady: In Concert with Utah Symphony. Additionally, he reprised the role of Germont in La Traviata with Northern Lights Music Festival.

After making his Metropolitan Opera début in Les contes d’Hoffmann, Mr. Mattsey returned to the house as Marco in Gianni Schicchi, Mercutio and Paris in Roméo et Juliette, Silvano in Un ballo in maschera, Schaunard in La bohème, Joe Castro in La Fanciulla del West and Marullo in Rigoletto. After enjoying his 100th performance with the company as Señor Cascada in The Merry Widow, Mattsey returned to The Met as Montano in Bartlett Sher’s new production of Otello, Marullo in the Rat-pack inspired setting of Rigoletto, and for their productions of Die Fledermaus and L’elisir d’amore. Most recently he joined the esteemed house to reprise the role of Señor Cascada in The Merry Widow, sing the role of Padre Parson in The Exterminating Angel, and for their productions of Cosí fan tutte, Romeo et Juliette, La Fanciulla del West, Gianni Schicchi, Otello and La Traviata.