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Ronald Campbell

                                              Bass-Baritone Vocalist for Opera and Musical Theater


Ronald Campbell
Bass-Baritone

Mr. Ronald Campbell


 

A native of Macon, Georgia, Ronald Campbell received a Bachelor of Music in vocal performance from Concordia College in Bronxville, New York and a Masters of Fine Arts from Howard University in Washington, DC.  Mr. Campbell has worked with world-renowned coaches and accompanists including the late Betty Allen and Sylvia Olden Lee, Andrew Frierson, William Ray and Gracie Jones.

Mr. Campbell specializes in opera, musical theater, and African-American spirituals and hymns.  He has performed in Handel’s Messiah at The Kennedy Center and also with Bethesda Symphony Orchestra.  As an Artist in Residence at the Marian Anderson Music Guild, Mr. Campbell is often seen on their concert programs.  Other performance venues include St. Peter’s Evangelical Church in New York and Ethical Society of Philadelphia.  In addition, Mr. Campbell’s Washington, DC venues voice of the Tollbooth; Metropolitan Repertory Opera in Washington, DC in Verdi’s Il Trovatore as Count Di Luna; and the Civic Light Opera of Seattle in the musicals Ragtime by Stephen Flaherty and High Society by Cole Porter.  In summer 2014, Mr. Campbell will be performing with the new Maryland Lyric Opera.include the Charles Sumner Museum; Hines Lee Opera Gala at the Arc Theater; and Willard Intercontinental for a 50th Anniversary Commemorative Concert for Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. on a program with Denyce Graves.

Mr. Campbell has performed with Northern Virginia Opera in The Phantom Tollbooth as the voice of the Tollbooth; Metropolitan Repertory Opera in Washington, DC in Verdi’s Il Trovatore as Count Di Luna; and the Civic Light Opera of Seattle in the musicals Ragtime by Stephen Flaherty and High Society by Cole Porter.  In summer 2014, Mr. Campbell will be performing with the new Maryland Lyric Opera.

Roles

Opera Roles

Escamillio                             CARMEN                                            G. Bizet

Jake/Robbins                       PORGY AND BESS                           G. Gershwin

Sarastro                                 DIE ZAUBERFLÖTE                        W. A. Mozart

The Commendatore           DON GIOVANNI                              W. A. Mozart

Antonio                                  LE NOZZE DI FIGARO                    W. A. Mozart

Sparafucile                           RIGOLETTO                                       G. Verdi

Tomaso (Tom)                     UN BALLO IN MASCHERA            G. Verdi

Count Di Luna                     IL TROVATORE                                G. Verdi

Musical Theater

Booker T. Washington       RAGTIME                                         S. Flaherty

Joe                                          SHOWBOAT                                     J. Kern

Old Deuteronomy               CATS                                                  A. L. Webber

Oratorio

Requiem                                J. Brahms

7 Last Words                        T. Dubois

Requiem                                G. Faure

Messiah                                 G. F. Handel

Requiem                                W. A. Mozart

Stabat Mater                        G. Rossini

Messada Requiem               G. Verdi

 



2015 Performances
                                             
Jan 17, 2015                   Reston Community Orchestra

4 pm                                    Annual Tribute to Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

                                              Reston Community Center, Hunter Woods

                                              2310 Colts Neck Road

                                              Reston, VA 20191

                                              Open to the public - Free will offering

                                              More information on website here


Feb 9, 2015                     Marian Anderson Guild

4 pm                                     Black History Program

                                              Kaighn Avenue Baptist Church

                                               831 Kaighns Avenue

                                               Camden, New Jersey


March 6, 2015                Marian Anderson Guild

4 pm                                      "Splendid Evening" of Music

                                               Trinity Presbyterian Church

                                               499 Route 70 East

                                               Cherry Hill, New Jersey 08034

 

2014 Performances

Dec 27, 2014                   Wharton Wesley United Methodist Church

5 pm                                   Handel's Messiah

                                             5341 Catharine Street

                                             Philadelphia, PA 19143

Dec 25, 2014                    St. Mary's Church

11 am                                  3916 Lotus Walk

                                             Philadelphia, PA 19104

                                             Info:  215-386-3916


Dec 24, 2014                    St. Thomas Church

7 pm                                    Sacred Music, Spirituals, & Arias                                                Handel's Messiah

                                              6361 Lancaster Ave

                                              Philadelphia, PA 19151

Dec 10, 2014                 
   The Lawnside Music Studio

4 pm                                     A Christmas Celebration

                                               Handel’s
Messiah Sing-In and Carol Sing

                                               Mount Pisgah AME Church

                                               306 Warwick Road

                                               North Lawnside NJ 08045
                                             
                                               Open to the public - Free will offering



Nov 30, 2014                     Willingboro HIgh School

4 pm                                     Handel's Messiah

                                               20 John F. Kennedy Way

                                           Willingboro, NJ 08046


Nov 9, 2014                       Christ Church

10 am                                   28 Bull Street

                                               Savannah, GA 31401

                                               


Oct 19, 2014                       St. Thomas Episcopal Church

3 pm                                        6361 Lancaster Ave

                                               Philadelphia, PA 19151

                                               Info:  215-473-3065


July 25, 2014                   The Lawnside Music Studio
 
3:30 pm                            
Porgy and Bess in Concert

                                                First Regular Democratic Club of Lawnside
                                                                                                
 
                                                361 E Charleston Ave, 

                                                Lawnside, NJ 08045



April 6, 2014                    Marian Anderson Guild

4 pm                                       Black History Program

                                                 Kaighn Avenue Baptist Church

                                                 831 Kaighns Avenue

                                                 Camden, New Jersey

                                             

April 18, 2014                  The Lawnside Music Studio

Good Friday                          Excerpts from Handel’s Messiah

7 pm                                        Mount Pisgah AME Church

                                                 North Lawnside NJ 08045

                                                       

April 20, 2014                  Trinity Memorial Church

Easter Sunday                       22nd and Spruce Streets

10:30 am                               Philadelphia, PA 19103

                                                

 May 18, 2014                   Sayers United Methodist Church

4 pm                                       61st & Catharine Streets

                                                Philadelphia, PA 19143                                                                                                     
                                             



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