Hailed by the Ottawa Citizen as a singer possessing “…an instrument of rare beauty, majestic and commanding from the bottom of his range to the top,” Stephen Hegedus is that rarest of bassbaritones, at home on both the concert and opera stage. His current season includes appearances with Opera Atelier as Leporello in Don Giovanni and Lucifer in Resurrezione. He also sings the role of Rocco in Beethoven’s Leonore for Opera Lafayette in Washington D.C. Recent and upcoming highlights include Messiah with the Winnipeg and Okanagan symphonies, Bach’s Lutheran Masses with Choeur St. Laurent, Rossini’s Stabat Mater with the Kitchener-Waterloo Symphony along with Beethoven’s Ninth Symphony for the Regina Symphony. He has been heard at Carnegie Hall, with the National Arts Centre Orchestra, the Minnesota Orchestra, the symphonies of Toronto, Montréal, Seattle, Houston, San Antonio, Edmonton and Victoria, the Vancouver Chamber Choir, the Naples Philharmonic, Chicago’s Grant Park Music Festival, at Versailles and the Vancouver, Montreal, Edmonton and Toronto opera companies.