Matthew Surapine, Tenor Matthew Surapine, Tenor, has won acclaim across North America for the beauty and incisiveness of his singing and for his spirited stage portrayals. His performances of Hortensius in La Fille du Régiment led the Toronto Globe and Mail to laud his "brilliant timing, breezily free movement, and the spirit of Franklin Pangborn," and the Charleston Post and Courier to proclaim that the accomplished young tenor "stole every scene he was in."

Other credits of this versatile artist include Beppe in Pagliacci with the Opera Theater of Connecticut, Count Almaviva in Il Barbiere di Siviglia with the Oswego Opera, Ernesto in Don Pasquale with Crystal Opera, Goro in Madama Butterfly with the Westfield Symphony, Pedrillo in Die Entführung aus dem Serail with the Bronx Opera, Remendado in Carmen with Syracuse Opera, Hortensius in La Fille du Régiment with the New York City Opera National Company, Herr Springer in The Bartered Bride with the New York City Opera Educational Department, and Sam Polk in Susannah with the Brandenburg Opera. Mr. Surapine has also appeared as a guest artist with the Bar Harbor Festival.

Matthew Surapine's orchestral repertoire includes Messiah, the Mozart "Coronation" Mass, and Bach's Christmas Oratorio. He is a graduate of the Hartt School of Music.