Jeffrey Madison

About Jeffrey

Mr. Madison returns for his sixth production with Lyric Opera of the North since 2010.  Previous productions include Don Pasquale, Amahl and the Night Visitors, The Mikado, Gianni Schicchi, and Face on the Barroom Floor.  Mr. Madison has appeared with the DSSO in Mendelssohn’s Elijah and the Mozart C Minor Mass, along with appearances with the Duluth Playhouse as King Herod in Jesus Christ Superstar, and Javert in Les Misérables.  A frequent soloist with Minnesota Orchestra, Mr. Madison has appeared as Faninal in Der Rosenkavalier, the Father in Hansel and Gretel, Melchior in Amahl and the Night Visitors, and made his Carnegie Hall debut as the baritone soloist in Neilson’s Symphony No. 3.

Nationally, Mr. Madison has appeared in the roles of Father in Hansel and Gretel with the Colorado Symphony, Schaunard in La Bohème with the Minnesota Opera, Marcello in West Virginia Symphony’s production of La Bohème, Bottom for Seattle Opera Young Artist’s production of A Midsummer Night’s Dream, the title role in Falstaff as a guest artist with UCLA Opera Theater, and Albert in Chautauqua Opera’s production of Werther.

Mr. Madison has recently begun to pursue his directing aspirations with productions of Trial by Jury at the Duluth Underground, Letters Home: an Irving Berlin Revue at the Historic Scott House, and The Magic Flute for the Bethel University Opera Theater.  Mr. Madison will be directing Gilbert and Sullivan’s Iolanthe this March at the Duluth Underground.  Mr. Madison serves on the faculty of the UWS and makes his home in Duluth with his wife, soprano Vicki Fingalson, and son Ben.

Roles with Loon