Originally from Ottawa, Canadian tenor Matt Chittick was an Emerging Artist with the Calgary Opera for the 2016-2017 season. He completed his Master of Music at the University of British Columbia under Prof. Roelof Oostwoud and his Bachelor of Music at McGill University under Prof. Stefano Algieri. Praised as having a “clear and vibrant” tenor (Opera Canada), Matt is very active on both the concert and operatic stage, in Canada as well as internationally.
This past season with Calgary Opera, Matt performed the roles of Prince Charming in their touring production of Cinderella, Sylvio/Pasquin in Bizet’s Docteur Miracle, and Ivan in Die Fledermaus. Some other recent performances include: Almaviva in Il Barbiere di Siviglia (Fraser Lyric Opera), Ramiro in Cowtown Opera’s hilarious updated production of Ella (Cenerentola), Nemorino in The Elixir of Love (Portland Opera School Tour), Bénédict in Béatrice et Bénédict (Fraser Lyric Opera), Almaviva in The Barber of Seville (Portland Opera School Tour – US Debut), Jeník in the Bartered Bride (European Musical Academy – Czech Debut), and Ernesto in Don Pasquale (Opera Mariposa). He has also been active as a soloist at Bard on the Beach with the Vancouver Opera Orchestra, with the VSO in their Christmas Concert series, in Opera NUOVA’s Vocal Arts Festival, and also with Opera Kelowna in their Classical Christmas concert.