Baritone Tyler Duncan has performed at the Metropolitan Opera as Prince Yamadori in Puccini’s Madama Butterfly, and Morales in Bizet’s Carmen in Japan under Seiji Ozawa. Some of his other recent performances include the world premiere of Jonathan Berger’s Leonardo with the St. Lawrence String Quartet at the 92st Y in NYC, Brahms’ Die Schöne Magelone cycle, with Erika Switzer for Collaborative Arts Chicago, Schubert Lieder at the Wigmore Hall with Graham Johnson, Bach’s Ich habe genug with Bernard LaBadie and Les Violins du Roy, Mahler’s Des Knaben Wunderhorn with the Lviv Philharmonic, Shostakovich’s Suite on Verses of Michelangelo with Leon Botstein and The Orchestra Now at the Met Museum in New York, Stravinsky’s Canticum Sacrum with Michael Tilson Thomas and the San Francisco Symphony, Bach’s Weihnachtsoratorium with Helmuth Rilling the Minnesota Orchestra, Beethoven’s Mass in C with Matthew Halls and the Kansas City Symphony, Handel’s Messiah with Andrew Manze and the New York Philharmonic and Alexander Shelley and the National Arts Centre Orchestra in Ottawa.
Recordings of Tyler include Earthquakes and Islands an album of songs by Andrew Staniland, and texts by Robin Richardson, the title role in John Blow’s Venus and Adonis with Boston Early Music Festival, J.S. Bach’s St. John Passion with the Portland Baroque Orchestra, Purcell works and Carissimi’s Jephte with Les Voix Baroque, and a DVD of Handel’s Messiah with Kent Nagano and the Montreal Symphony Orchestra. This summer Tyler will release the album English songs a la Française with Erika Switzer under the Bridge Records label.
Tyler, from Canada’s west coast, is now a dual citizen and resides in the scenic Hudson Valley of New York.