2016–17 Season: Fouquier-Tinville in Andrea Chénier and the Imperial Commissioner in Madama Butterfly
Bass-baritone Matthew Stump is a second-year San Francisco Opera Adler Fellow and a participant of the 2014 Merola Opera Program, where he appeared on the Schwabacher Summer Concert. He made his San Franccisco Opera debut as a Trojan Soldier and Sentry in The Trojans in 2015 and has been seen this past season as Officer (Barber of Seville), Monk (Don Carlo) and Foreman (Jenůfa). He has appeared in the title role of Sweeney Todd, the Prime Minister (Cendrillon), the Pirate King (The Pirates of Penzance), and Capulet (Roméo et Juliette) at the University of North Texas as well as the title role of Le Nozze di Figaro, Don Alfonso (Così fan tutte), and Frank (Street Scene) at Luther College, where he holds a bachelor’s degree. He holds awards from the Metropolitan Opera National Council Auditions and Dallas Opera Guild.