"Tenor Matthew Pearce demonstrated that he could take on powerful roles such as Don José even early on in his career" ... "Pearce hit dramatic high notes with confidence, brightness, and seemingly with ease, demonstrating a high level of control."




Cafritz Young Artist Virtual Space


Collaborative Pianist: Robert Ainsley

With the industry shut down due to Covid-19, the Cafritz Young Artists at Washington National Opera set out to produce digital content from home using the equipment on hand and technical savvy of the Young Artists. Above is my performance of "Questa o quella" from Verdi's Rigoletto from my basement with the incredible head of the Cafritz Young Artists, Robert Ainsley at the piano.