Tenor Matthew White recently made critically acclaimed debuts as Roméo in Gounod’s Roméo et Juliette with Cincinnati Opera and Pinkerton in Puccini’s Madama Butterfly with the Princeton Festival. Engagements in the 2019-2020 season include the Duke in Verdi’s Rigoletto with Edmonton Opera, Rodolfo with Opera Naples, and a return Pinkerton in Madama Butterfly with Tulsa Opera. He will debut with the Florida Orchestra as the tenor soloist in Handel’s Messiah. A recent graduate of Philadelphia’s Academy of Vocal Arts, performance there include the title roles in Roméo et Juliette and Werther, Roberto in Le Villi, Edgardo in Lucia di Lammermoor, and Avito in L’amore dei tre re. He made his debut with Opera Maine as Rinuccio in Gianni Schicchi, and appeared with Palm Beach Opera and Vero Beach Opera.