Doug Dodson, Countertenor

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With a voice hailed as “vivid” (Wall Street Journal) and “unusually sparkling” (Kansas City Star), Doug Dodson is making his mark on opera and concert stages throughout the United States in repertoire ranging from the Baroque to the contemporary. Notable recent engagements include the role of The United Way in the American premiere of Tod Machover’s Death and the Powers with American Repertory Theater, Nireno in Handel’s Giulio Cesare with Boston Baroque, Cupid in Blow’s Venus and Adonis with the Oregon Bach Festival, Speranza in Monteverdi’s L’Orfeo with Pacific MusicWorks, and Ottone in Monteverdi’s L’incoronazione di Poppea at the Aldeburgh Music Festival as a member of the prestigious Britten-Pears Young Artist Programme. A native of Spearfish, SD, Mr. Dodson earned a degree in anthropology from the University of South Dakota and a master's in vocal performance from the University of Missouri - Kansas City.