CALENDAR

2020/2021 SEASON ENGAGEMENTS

Vocal Fellow

RAVINIA FESTIVAL

VOCAL FELLOW / JULY 27 - AUGUST 20, 2021

Mr. Bell joins Ravinia's Steans Music Institute as a Vocal Fellow in the prestigious Program for Singers. Led by the incomparable Kevin Murphy, this professional studies program focuses on the performance of art song repertoire. Studying with internationally renowned faculty, Mr. Bell will receive public and private instruction through coachings and masterclasses.  Additionally, this summer - there will be two opportunities to catch Mr. Bell in live-streamed performance. Additional details and information to come soon. 

Apprentice Artist

DES MOINES METRO OPERA

APPRENTICE ARTIST  /    JUNE-JULY 2021

Mr. Bell is extremely excited to appear in Des Moines Metro Opera's seven-week festival as an Apprentice Artist. Mr. Bell will appear in productions of The Queen of Spades and Platée and will also perform in numerous AAP events, including the Death by Aria and Stars of Tomorrow concerts. 

Platée

DES MOINES METRO OPERA

MOMUS (CV) / JULY 10,15,18,23, 2021

Mr. Bell covers the role of Momus in Des Moines Metro Opera's company premiere of Jean-Philippe Rameau's Platée. Mr. Bell will also appear in the ensemble of this comedic French baroque masterpiece. Premiering in 1745, the opera follows the vain Platée, who outrageously believes she has convinced the god Jupiter to fall for her "charms."

Fellow Travelers

DES MOINES METRO OPERA

GENERAL ARLIE + BARTENDER + 

HAWKINS FULLER (CV) / JULY 17, 2021

As part of his season as an Apprentice Artist with Des Moines Metro Opera, Mr. Bell is set to appear in this special 2nd Stage Series production of Gregory Spears/Gregory Pierce's Fellow Travelers as General Arlie and the Bartender. Mr. Bell will also cover the dynamic lead role of Hawkins Fuller.