New York born tenor Steven Goldstein enjoys a career both on the opera stage and as an actor in theater and films. Steven has sung many roles including Squeak (Billy Budd), Harry (La Fanciulla), Third Jew (Salome), Scaramuccio (Ariadne auf Naxos), and Bardolfo (Falstaff), all with the Seattle Opera; Monostatos (Die Zauberflöte) and First Jew (Salome) with LA Opera; Don Basilio (Le Nozze di Figaro) with Vancouver Opera; Victorin (Die tote Stadt), Don Curzio (Nozze), and Borsa (Rigoletto) with New York City Opera; Pedrillo (Die Entführung aus dem Serail) with Israeli Opera; and with Cleveland Opera, Chicago Opera Theater, Gotham Chamber Opera, and the Metropolitan Opera, where he debuted in 2011 as one of the Servants in Capriccio. He has also created roles in many new contemporary pieces, including works by Libby Larson, Gerald Busby, and James Sellars. As an actor his performance highlights include Our Town on Broadway with Spaulding Gray; the premieres of Boys’ Life, Oh Hell, and The Lights with Lincoln Center Theatre; Romance (premiere), The Vosey Inheritance, The Water Engine, Shaker Heights (premiere) with Atlantic Theater Company, of which he is a founding member; Romance and Keep your Pantheon (premiere) with LA Theater Center; Intimate Apparel (premiere) with Center Stage Baltimore; Harmony (premiere) with La Jolla Playhouse, and, this past spring, Big Fish with SpeakEasy Stage Co. Steven has appeared in the TV shows Quarterlife, Law & Order, and The Guiding Light, and in films including The Untouchables, Signs and Wonders, The Spanish Prisoner, The Night We Never Met, Homicide, House of Games, and Things Change.


Jordan Hall at New England Conservatory | November 22, 2015