Stephen Ozcomert

Bass-Baritone

Stephen Ozcomert

Bass-baritone Stephen Ozcomert is a regular performer in Atlanta area concert halls. He has performed frequently as a soloist with the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra, including the role of “Figaro” in a performance of the Act II Finale in 2004 from Mozart’s Marriage of Figaro under Robert Spano’s direction and was the soloist for a 2006 master season performance of Bach’s Magnificat also under Maestro Spano. Other Atlanta Symphony performances include several July 4 Holiday Concerts under the direction of Jere Flint, an assisting soloist in 2007 under the direction of Donald Runnicles in excerpts from Strauss’s Der Rosenkavalier, the narrator in Copland’s Lincoln Portrait under Alexander Mickelthwaite, soloist in The Lord of the Rings Symphony under Howard Shore, an assisting soloist (“Sergeant”) for 2007 performances and Telarc Digital recording of Puccini’s La Boheme under Robert Spano, and also played the role of a Japanese Envoy in the 2009 Atlanta Symphony performances of Stravinsky’s Nightingale at Atlanta Symphony Hall as well as at Carnegie Hall. Mr. Ozcomert also was an assisting soloist under Robert Shaw for the 1996 performances of Bach’s St. Matthew Passion both in Atlanta and at Carnegie Hall and has served as soloist in performances of the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra Chorus and Chamber Chorus on several other occasions under Norman Mackenzie, Yoel Levi, and others. Mr. Ozcomert currently serves as a staff soloist at the Glenn Memorial United Methodist Church and frequently appears as soloist with the Meridian Chorale conducted by Steven Darsey and with the Emory University Orchestra and Chorus under Eric Nelson and Richard Prior. Mr. Ozcomert has also performed as a soloist with the William Baker Festival Singers, Oglethorpe University Chorus, and many churches and civic organizations. Mr. Ozcomert’s solo work has been featured several times in radio broadcasts by WABE. He has sung performances of a number of operas and operettas and has an extensive repertoire of more than 20 oratorios from Bach cantatas, and requiems by Mozart, Faure, Durufle, and Brahms, to Orff’s Carmina Burana.


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