Renowned Tenor Dr. Everett McCorvey Joins Opera Columbus as Principal Guest Conductor: A Harmonious Fusion of Artistry and Community Engagement
February 20, 2024

Dr. Everett McCorvey, renowned tenor and conductor, has taken on the prestigious position of Principal Guest Conductor at Opera Columbus. In this role, he will lead one opera per season, collaborating with the Crane Directing Fellow and driving engagement initiatives within the Ohio community.

McCorvey, known as the founder of the American Spiritual Ensemble, also holds positions as the director of the University of Kentucky Opera Theatre, president of Global Creative Connections, and artistic director of the National Chorale. His extensive career spans various roles including singer, voice teacher, producer, administrator, and mentor.

With a repertoire including notable roles such as Don Jose in Carmen and Ferrando in Cosi Fan Tutte, McCorvey expresses his enthusiasm for joining Opera Columbus, highlighting the company's dedication to innovation and creativity.

Julia Noulin-Mérat, General Director and CEO of Opera Columbus, expresses excitement and gratitude for McCorvey's addition to the company, anticipating a fruitful collaboration that will elevate their artistic pursuits and signify a milestone in their commitment to musical excellence and innovation.

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