Described as “brilliant” by Opera News, tenor Matthew DiBattista has performed on both the operatic and concert stage with such conductors as James Conlon, Seiji Ozawa, Keith Lockhart, and Robert Shaw in the United States, Italy, France, and Portugal. His 2013-14 season includes his debuts with Tulsa Opera in the role of Eddie Fislinger in Elmer Gantry, and with Palm Beach Opera as the four tenors in Les contes d’Hoffmann, and a return to Opera Theatre of Saint Louis as Monostatos in Die Zauberflöte. He also joins the roster of Lyric Opera of Chicago for Madama Butterfly, makes his debut with that company as Third Esquire in Parsifal, and is soloist in Vaughan Williams’ Serenade to Music and Beethoven’s Symphony No. 9 with the Wichita Symphony Orchestra. He is reengaged by the Lyric Opera of Chicago for its 2014-15 production of Capriccio.