Dr. Stefan Gordon has performed in operas, theaters, churches, and in concert in productions in Germany, Austria, Italy, and across America. He maintains an active international profile as a performer, stage director, and opera administrator, and currently teaches voice in Hong Kong.
He has created two leading roles in American opera premieres, participating in both Arizona Opera workshops of Craig Bohmler’s new opera Riders of the Purple Sage as the villainous Elder Tull. With Ohio Light Opera he premiered the role of romantic lead James Paradene in the first complete performance of Jerome Kern’s “The Cabaret Girl” in the United States, a role he recorded with Albany Records.
As an administrator and director, Dr. Gordon led casting and helped in the creation of a new opera production of Mozart’s Le Nozze di Figaro with over 200 productions in Vienna, Austria. He directed Rapides Symphony’s production of Die Zauberflöte, and created the Northwestern Opera Theater Ensemble at NSULA.
Dr. Gordon spent the summer of 2017 working with the Vienna Summer Music Festival in Austria as Music Director of the Music Theater Showcase and assisted with their production of Don Giovanni. He received his Doctor of Musical Arts at Arizona State, holds a Master in music from Florida State, and a Bachelor in music from the University of Utah.