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Background Information

Employment History

James Benjamin Rodgers

Tenor

First Presbyterian Church

Gastone In La Traviata

Toledo Opera

Affiliations

Member
American Musical Theatre Ensemble

Member
Manhattan School Opera Studio

Education

Manhattan School of Music

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Calendar 2015

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James directs one of Mozart's most popular pieces with a wonderful double cast of students from the Manhattan School of Music.
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James joins the First Presbyterian Church of New York for a recording of Choral music in commemoration of their 300th year.
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James Benjamin Rodgers Tenor - Biography

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A native of New Zealand, James has performed at the Kauffman Center, Carnegie Hall, Alice Tully Hall, Riverside Church, and the renowned Joe's Pub in New York City.
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James' roles include: Pluto in Offenbach's Orpheus and the Underworld; Sam in Kurt Weill's Street Scene, Britten's Albert Herring, Monteverdi's L'Orfeo; Tamino in Mozart's Die Zauberflote; Nadir in Bizet's Les Pecheurs des Perles; The Baker in Stephen Sondheim's Into the Woods; Billy in Weill's Mahagonny Songspeil.
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This season James will perform with Opera on the Avalon, the Banff Center's Opera as Theatre program as well as performing Schumann's Dichterliebe on April 8th with pianist Jillian Zack.
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James will also take the role of Marco Polo in the World Premiere of Christopher Cerrone's Invisible Cities, to be staged in New York at the Italian Academy in May.
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James is currently working on his debut recording with renowned pianist Kenneth Merrill.
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James resides in New York City.
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Toledo Opera presents La traviata, April 1, 2011

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James Benjamin Rodgers, tenor (Gastone, Visconte di Letorières)

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Winner of the 2008 Joy in Singing Competition, and the 2007 Lotte Lenya Competition, James Benjamin Rodgers completed the Professional Studies Program at the Manhattan School of Music in May of 2008. In the summer of 2008, James attended the Merola Opera Program in San Francisco where he performed the title role in Benjamin Britten's Albert Herring. Following that program, James was invited to return to San Francisco in March of 2009 to perform a recital for the Schwabacher Recital Series.


Lotte Lenya Competition-Updates on Past Winners

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James Rodgers

New Zealand-born tenor James Benjamin Rodgers is currently in the Professional Studies Program at the Manhattan School of Music where he is the Orvis Foundation Scholar and studies with Neil Rosenshein.He completed his M.M. at that school in 2007.He holds a B.Mus (1st class Hons) from the Victoria University of Wellington where he was in the studio of Emily Mair.James has been a member of the Manhattan School Opera Studio and the American Musical Theatre Ensemble with whom he sang the role of the Baker in Into the Woods.This year he is singing the roles of Nemorino, L'elisir d'amore and Ferrando, Così fan tutte in the Opera Scenes Program.He has also been invited to appear in master classes with internationally renowned baritone Thomas Hampson and Tony Award winner Victoria Clark.
James' operatic roles include: Monteverdi's L'Orfeo; Pluto in Offenbach's Orpheus in the Underworld; Gherardo, Gianni Schicchi.
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James has received numerous awards including: Marie D'Albini Scholarship, Bell Gully Travel Award, Sir Henry Cooper Memorial Scholarship in Music, the Lankhuyzen/Whetu Kairangi Masonic Trust grant, Moyra Todd Scholarship.He was the winner of the Napier Computer Systems Aria 2004, the PACANZ Vocal Young Performer of the Year Award 2002 and the Wellington Newspapers Ltd.Aria Contest 2002.In 2006 he sang a master class with Barbara Cook at Lincoln Center.In 2007, James was invited by the Marilyn Horne Foundation to sing in a master class with Evelyn Lear at Carnegie Hall, NYC.


James Benjamin Rodgers Tenor - Biography

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Born in New Zealand, James Benjamin Rodgers has appeared with the Ravinia Festival, Merola Opera Program, Toledo Opera, Opera Omaha, Southern Sinfonia, The Little Orchestra Society of New York, Orpheus Choir, Trinity Wall Street, Banff Centre, Mac-Haydn Theatre, New Zealand Opera, Theatre Workshop of Nantucket, Opera Company of Middlebury, Red Light New Music and the Paul Dresher Ensemble.
In 2015 James appeared with the Argento Ensemble in their new arrangement of Mahler's Das Lied von Der Erde for chamber orchestra. This performace was named in the New York Concert Review's Top Ten Performances of 2015. He also travelled to China to perform at the Beijing Modern Music Festival in Encounters, a new opera by composer Mojiao Wang. James then returned to New Zealand for acclaimed productions of Madame Butterfly and Tosca with New Zealand Opera.
In 2016 James returned to New Zealand Opera, performing Anthony in Sondheim's Sweeney Todd. He also appeared with the Theater Workshop of Nantucket in the roles of Frank in Annie Get Your Gun and Harold in The Full Monty.
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James has performed numerous roles in both Opera and Musical Theatre. He is a passionate advocate of the art song repertoire and a champion of new music. His awards include: An Arts Excellence Award from the Malvina Major Foundation (2010), Winner of the Joy in Singing Competition (2008), Winner of the Lotte Lenya Competition (2007), Wellington Rotary Scholarship, Marie D'Albini Scholarship, Bell Gully Travel Award, Sir Henry Cooper Memorial Scholarship in Music, as well as grants from the Lankhuyzen/Whetu Kairangi Masonic Trust, The Kurt Weill Foundation, Merola Opera and the Malvina Major Foundation.
A graduate of the Manhattan School of Music, James was the Orvis Foundation Scholar and received the Janet D. Schenck Award for his distinguished contribution to the life of the school.
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James resides in New York City.
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