"Pomeroy’s Performance in Tosca is Enrapturing"- Vancouver Vantage
Canadian tenor David Pomeroy is enjoying a career that is placing him in the spotlight on some of the world’s most important stages. The Newfoundland native made his Metropolitan Opera debut, portraying the title role of Hoffmann in Les Contes d’Hoffmann, opposite soprano Anna Netrebko under the baton of Maestro James Levine. Mr. Pomeroy had sung the title role of Faust with bass James Morris in the annual “Met in the Parks” concert series and later reprised the role on the main stage.
With the Canadian Opera Company (COC) in Toronto he has performed the title roles of Faust and Hoffmann as well as Rodolfo (La Bohème), Skuratov (From the House of the Dead), Pinkerton (Madama Butterfly) and Alfred (Die Fledermaus).
Mr. Pomeroy created the role of Stefano for the successful world premiere of Filumena with Calgary Opera and proceeded to perform remounts in Banff, Ottawa and Edmonton (currently available on DVD).
In the current 2015/2016 season, Mr. Pomeroy can be seen as Paul in Die Tote Stadt in both Frankfurt and Calgary and as Don José in Carmen at the COC in Toronto. His concert appearances, as tenor soloist, include Mahler’s 8th Symphony with Calgary Philharmonic, Beethoven’s 9th Symphony with Vancouver Symphony, Messiah with Newfoundland Symphony and Janacek’s Glagolitic Mass with Orchestre Métropolitain de Montréal under the baton of Yannick Nézet-Séguin.
Engagements during the 2014/2015 season included performances as Alfred in Die Fledermaus at Vancouver Opera, Henri in Les vêpres siciliennes with the Royal Danish Opera, Florestan in Fidelio and Calaf in Turandot at the Manitoba Opera, amongst others.
His 2013/2014 season consisted of role debuts as Radames (Aida) as part of the Boris Brott Festival in Ontario and Wagner’s Erik (Der Fliegende Hollander) with Calgary Opera as well as portrayals of Don José with Opera Lyra Ottawa (Carmen), Cavaradossi (Tosca) with Vancouver Opera and Pinkerton (Madama Butterfly) with Calgary Opera. Other engagements included performing with The Newfoundland Symphony for its French Grand Opera Gala, Orchestre Trois Rivières for Verdi’s Requiem and Vancouver Symphony Orchestra for Beethoven’s Symphony No. 9.
Other appearances have included Alfredo (La Traviata) with Vancouver Opera and New York City Opera, Macduff (Macbeth) with Edmonton Opera, Don José (Carmen) with Pacific Opera Victoria, Manitoba Opera, Lyric Opera of Kansas City, Vancouver Opera, Cork Ireland and Staatsoper Stuttgart, Pinkerton (Madama Butterfly) with Lyric Opera of Kansas City, Opera Theatre of Saint Louis, Fort Worth Opera, Connecticut Lyric Opera, Michigan Opera and Opéra de Québec, Cavaradossi (Tosca) with Opéra de Montréal, Il Duca (Rigoletto) with Opéra de Montréal, Calgary Opera and Manitoba Opera, Hoffmann (Les Contes d’Hoffmann) with Florida Grand Opera, COC, MET and Edmonton Opera, Ruggero (La Rondine) with Michigan Opera,Edgardo (Lucia di Lammermoor) with Calgary Opera, Romeo (Romeo et Juliette) with The Metropolitan Opera, Rodolfo (La Bohème) with Pacific Opera Victoria, COC, Idomeneo (Idomeneo) with Pacific Opera Victoria, Pollione (Norma) with Pacific Opera Victoria and Ladislov (The Two Widows) with Scottish Opera performed both at the Edinburgh Festival and in Glasgow.