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Winner of the international singing competitions of the Queen Elisabeth Competition, the Walter W. Naumburg Foundation and the Licia Albanese-Puccini Foundation International Vocal Competition, baritone Stephen SALTERS has been acclaimed throughout Asia, Europe and the United States. The Boston Globe called his performances "breathtaking ... [and] Salters is a fearless and extremely honest performer and an exciting singer."

He regularly works with leading opera companies and international orchestras with renowned conductors including Ivor Bolton, Will Crutchfield, Christoph Eschenbach, Jane Glover, Bobby McFerrin, Martin Haselboeck, Keith Lockhart, Nicholas McGegan, Seiji Ozawa, Leonard Slatkin, Robert Spano, Jeff Tyzik and Hugh Wolff.

Stephen Salters' passionate and impeccably articulated performances in a wide range of repertoires have earned him praise in Europe, the United Kingdom, Asia and the United States. Some of his greatest moments include the singing of the main role of Kovalyov in rare performances of Chostakovitch's Nez en France with the Loire Orchestra, the role of the Minotaur in the world premiere of the Kings of Philippe Fenelon with the National Opera de Bordeaux and the title role in Toussaint Before the Spirits by Elena Ruehr with Opera Boston.

With more than thirty opera roles in his repertoire, he excels in roles that include Mozart (Don Giovanni, Comte Almaviva / Le nozze di Figaro and Guglielmo / Cosi fan tutte); Donizetti (Malatesta / Don Pasquale) (Belcore / L'Elisir d'Amore; Gluck (High Priest and Hercules / Alceste); Handel (Melisso / Alcina and Achilla / Guilio Cesare); Leoncavallo (Silvio / I Pagliacci); and as as Captain Balstrode in Britten's Peter Grimes.

Upcoming projects include operas and concerts in Belgium, France, Spain and the United States..