American bass-baritone Cody Quattlebaum is currently a member of the Dutch National Opera studio where this season he performs the roles of Geronimo Il matrimonio segreto and Bruno Zirato in the world premiere of Micha Hamel Caruso a Cuba. Further highlights this season include Don Fernando Fidelio with Marc Minkowski at the Théâtres de la Ville de Luxembourg, Handel Brockes Passion at the Barbican with the Academy of Ancient Music, and his debut at the BBC Proms as Zebul Jephtha with Richard Egarr and the Scottish Chamber Orchestra. Highlights next season include Zuniga Carmen for Dutch National Opera and his debut for Opéra national du Rhin.
Previous highlights include Schriftsteller in the world premiere of Der Traum von Dir, Larkens La fanciulla del West and Zuniga Carmen at the Opernhaus Zürich, where Quattlebaum was a member of the Opera Studio for the 2017/18 season. He also performed Bach St John Passion with the Academy of Ancient Music at the Barbican Hall, and Segeste Arminio at the Händel-Festspiele in Göttingen, where he also performed Dettingen Te Deum under the baton of Laurence Cummings.
Quattlebaum was a finalist at the Glyndebourne Cup in 2018 and at the Metropolitan Opera National Council competition in 2017, and the recipient of a Sara Tucker grant from the Richard Tucker Foundation. He studied at the Julliard School where roles included Claudio Agrippina and prior to this studied voice at the University of Cincinnati – College Conservatory of Music.
Don Fernando Fidelio
Sir Riccardo Forth I puritani
Title role Billy Budd
Tarquinius The Rape of Lucretia
Geronimo Il matrimonio segreto
Giorgio Talbot Maria Stuarda
Bruno Zirato Caruso a Cuba
Title role/Leporello Don Giovanni
Guglielmo Così fan tutte
Figaro Le nozze di Figaro
Marcello La bohème*
Larkens La fanciulla del West
Nick Shadow The Rake’s Progress
Grigory Stepanovich Smirnov The Bear
St John Passion
Dettingen Te Deum
"... a gorgeous, rich bass-baritone"
"Don Fernando is sung by Cody Quattlebaum with the authority and power that befits the role."