DASHON BURTON

— Bass-baritone —

 

Recent Season Highlights

 

In recent seasons, Burton joined Boston’s Handel and Haydn Society for their production of Samson under the baton of Harry Christophers. Burton appears frequently with Trinity Church Wall Street and music director Julian Wachner, with whom he has been soloist in the Fauré Requiem, in Bach’s St. John Passion and Handel’s Messiah at Lincoln Center’s Alice Tully Hall. The New York Times wrote, “the bass-baritone Dashon Burton…. is possessed of a clarion D that served him well in 'The trumpet shall sound'.”  At Carnegie Hall Dashon is a regular guest in Handel's Messiah, and sang in Zankel Hall at Carnegie in Arvo Pärt’s Passion with Ensemble ACJW . Amongst his other turns with the Bach Choir of Bethlehem, Dashon sang the title role of Mendelssohn's Elijah with them in Pennsylvania, and at the Strathmore Center in Bethesda, MD.He has toured Europe in the St. John Passion with Christoph Pregardien's Le Concert de Lorraine and has sung the role of Jesus in the St. Matthew Passion with the Charlotte Symphony, on tour in the Netherlands, and in New York and Italy with Maasaki Suzuki.