Rodrick Dixon possesses a tenor voice of extraordinary range and versatility that has earned him the respect and attention of leading conductors, orchestra, and opera companies. Notable operatic engagements include the Los Angeles Opera, Michigan Opera, Portland Opera, and Virginia Opera performing significant/challenging tenor roles.
On the concert stage, Mr. Dixon is a regular guest of the Cincinnati May Festival performing Orff’s “Carmina Burana,” Stravinsky’s “Oedipus Rex,” Beethoven’s “Symphony No. 9,” and Dett’s “The Ordering of Moses,” to name a few. Mr. Dixon also has several debut performances with the Atlanta Symphony with Robert Spano, the Vail Music Festival with Marin Alsop, as well as successful performances at the Kennedy Center and Carnegie Hall. He was the tenor soloist for the Philadelphia Orchestra composer-in-residence, Hannibal Lokumbe, world premieres of “Healing Tones,” “One Land, One River, One People,” and “Crucifixion Resurrection” honoring the nine church members who lost their lives during Bible study in Charleston, South Carolina.
Mr. Dixon has extensive television credits that include, but not limited to, Martha & Snoop’s Potluck Dinner Party, Freedom Awards National Civil Rights Museum, Miss World Pageant, The Mark Twain Awards, The Tony Awards, and Good Morning America. Mr. Dixson’s musical theater and other theatrical concert credits include the original cast of “Ragtime” on Broadway/Chicago/Toronto, “Showboat” at the Auditorium Theatre Chicago, and “Too Hot to Handel” at the Detroit Opera House and Chicago’s Auditorium Theatre. His eclectic discography with Sony, BMG, EMI Records, and Naxos has delighted fans all over the world.