Hailed as “a charismatic baritone” by the New York Times, “magnificently stentorian and resonant” by Opera News, and “a first-rate actor” by Opera (UK), David Kravitz’s unusually diverse opera roles include Captain Balstrode in Peter Grimes (Chautauqua Opera), The Forester in The Cunning Little Vixen (Opera Santa Barbara), Scarpia in Tosca (Skylight Music Theatre), Leporello in Don Giovanni (Jacksonville Symphony), Don Pizarro in Fidelio (Grand Harmonie), Don Magnifico in La Cenerentola (Opera Saratoga), Nick Shadow in The Rake’s Progress (Emmanuel Music), Wozzeck in Wozzeck (New England Philharmonic), and Tevye in Fiddler on the Roof (Charlottesville Opera). He created the lead role of Davis Miller in Approaching Ali with Washington National Opera; other contemporary opera roles include Abraham in Clemency with Boston Lyric Opera and Nick Carraway in The Great Gatsby with Emmanuel Music. His many concert appearances include the Boston Symphony Orchestra, the Philadelphia Orchestra, the Baltimore Symphony, the Virginia Symphony, the Santa Fe Chamber Music Festival, Emmanuel Music, Boston Modern Orchestra Project, and Boston Baroque. The 2019-20 season brings engagements with the Boston Symphony Orchestra for Act III of Tristan und Isolde, the Jacksonville Symphony for Messiah, the Concord Orchestra for Bluebeard’s Castle, Emmanuel Music for Bach’s Mass in b minor, and the Defiant Requiem Foundation for Hours of Freedom in Atlanta. An exceptionally versatile artist, Mr. Kravitz’s repertoire ranges from Bach to Verdi to Sondheim to cutting-edge contemporary composers such as Matthew Aucoin, Mohammed Fairouz, Paul Moravec, and Elena Ruehr. Mr. Kravitz has recorded for the Naxos, BIS, Sono Luminus, Koch International Classics, BMOP/sound, Albany Records, and New World labels. His distinguished legal career has included clerkships with the Hon. Sandra Day O’Connor and the Hon. Stephen Breyer.