Baritone Jesse Blumberg enjoys a busy schedule of opera, concerts, and recitals, performing repertoire from the Renaissance and Baroque to the 20th and 21st centuries. His recital highlights include appearances with the Marilyn Horne Foundation and New York Festival of Song, and performances of Die schöne Müllerin and Winterreise with pianist Martin Katz. Jesse has given the world premieres of Ricky Ian Gordon’s Green Sneakers, Lisa Bielawa’s The Lay of the Love and Death, Conrad Cummings’ Positions 1956, and Tom Cipullo’s Excelsior, and works closely with several other renowned composers as a member of the Mirror Visions Ensemble.Read full bio
** 2020 GRAMMY NOMINATION ** Jesse's third recording with Boston Early Music Festival, on which he sings the roles of Comus in Les Plaisirs de Versailles and La Discorde in Les Arts Florissants. Recorded January 2019 in Bremen, Germany.SEE album details
Jesse Blumberg and Grant Wenaus, of Mirror Visions Ensemble, perform Schubert's "Der Zwerg." April 2, 2016, Musée des arts décoratifs, Paris.
Baritone Jesse Blumberg, tenor Scott Murphree and pianist Margaret Kampmeier, of Mirror Visions Ensemble, sing a mirror vision -- two settings of the same text -- of the Herman Allmers poem.
A bit of a spitfire, a bit of a player, the woman who loves too much, and a man of power spurned in his advances. The stellar cast of the Boston Early Music Festival's new production of Campra's Le Carnaval de Venise introduce us to the intertwined journey's of their four star-crossed lovers.