Hailed by Opera News for his “exceptional” singing, and praised by The New York Times for his “impressive”, “remarkable”, and “elegantly lean” performances, twice GRAMMY®-nominated Christopher Dylan Herbert has also received commendation for his “smooth baritone voice”, his “consistently warm sound” and his “versatile dramatic abilities.” His credits include the title role in Handel’s Saul at Trinity Wall Street’s Twelfth Night Festival, Cage’s Renga with The San Francisco Symphony, Maddalena with The American Classical Orchestra, Winterize – an outdoor adaptation of Winterreise with transistor radios, the title role in The War Reporter at the Prototype Festival and concerts and recitals throughout the United States, Europe and Asia.
Mr. Herbert has won awards from the Sullivan Foundation, Gérard Souzay Competition and Kurt Weill Foundation and has performed at Tanglewood, Lincoln Center, Wolf Trap, Central City Opera, Music Academy of the West, Rheingau Festival, Wigmore Hall, Stifskonzerte Oberösterreich, Berliner Dom and Thüringer Bachwochen.
He holds a B.A. in Music from Yale University and an M.A. in Middle Eastern Studies from Harvard University. Mr. Herbert is a C.V. Starr Doctoral Fellow at the Juilliard School and is the baritone in the critically acclaimed ensemble New York Polyphony.