Bruce Fithian

  • Professor Emeritus

Bruce Fithian, tenor, made his debut at Carnegie Recital Hall and has established a career both in this country and abroad. As tenor soloist with the Boston Camerata, he made seven recordings with that ensemble for Erato, Nonesuch and Harmonia Mundi. He has sung with the Boston Handel and Haydn Society, the Boston Cecilia Society, Boston Cantata Singers, and was a featured soloist in the international Boston Early Music Festival under Roger Norrington.

He has performed at Lincoln Centers Alice Tully Hall with the New York “Concert Royal” and given recitals in Georgia, Philadelphia, Baltimore, Texas (Dallas Bach Society) and Los Angeles. In Europe he sang with the Paris Opera (Orfeo), le Nouvelle Orchestre Philharmonique under Pierre Boulez, Centre Polyphonique de Paris (Sir David Willcocks), and as an oratorio and concert artist in Germany, Israel, Portugal, Spain (Teatro Reale), Italy (Accademia di Santa Cecilia di Roma, Villa Medici, Florence), and England (London Opera Centre). His recordings of Musiques au Temps de Philippe Auguste (Erato) won the Grand Prix Audiovisuel de l’Europe. He has often appeared on national broadcasts of the French national radio and his television work includes performances for the French national television. In America he has also been associated with the Aston Magna Festival at Rutger’s University, New Jersey, both as artist and artist faculty member. As a composer he has written an opera, orchestral works and especially vocal music. His song cycle, “My Splendors are Menagerie” was reviewed in the Journal of Singing.