A native of Port Washington, New York, Tenor Matthew Greenblatt is thrilled to be joining Opera Santa Barbara this season as a Chrisman Studio Artist. For the 2020/2021 season he will be singing the role of Gastone in La Traviata, study-covering the role of Alfredo, study-covering the role of Tonio in La fille du régiment, and participating in OSB’s studio artist concerts. Most recently, Mr. Greenblatt was a featured Tenor soloist in Eugene Opera’s New Year’s Eve Virtual Gala Concert. Following OSB’s season, in the summer of 2021, Mr. Greenblatt will be covering the role of Nemorino with The Southern Illinois Music Festival. He will also be the Tenor Soloist in an outdoor concert series with the New Philharmonic Orchestra in Illinois, along with his wife Brooklyn Snow. Earlier in the 2020 season, Matthew returned to DuPage Opera, playing the role of St. Brioche in the Merry Widow. He also recently made his role debut as the Chevalier de la Force in Dialogues of the Carmelites with Saltworks Opera. In the 2018-19 season, Mr. Greenblatt returned to Palm Beach Opera for his second year as an Apprentice Artist, covering the roles of Candide in Candide, and Spoletta in Tosca. Additionally, in the 2017-18 season, Mr. Greenblatt was selected as a finalist in the New York International Vocal Competition, and Semi-finalist in the Opera Index Competition.
Mr. Greenblatt earned his Bachelors of Music from the University of Michigan, and his Masters of Music from Mannes in New York.