"An imposing bass-baritone," as reviewed by Opera News, Joseph Beutel, is often praised for his "deep well-rounded tone," and overall richness of voice and versatility on stage. Making his career across 5 continents, Beutel enjoys performing traditional operas and originating new roles in new operas on the cutting edge, along with many oratorios and other concert works.
Some roles of note include originating the role of the “British Major” inSilent Night, Kevin Puts and Mark Campbell’s Pulitzer Prize winning opera, and most recently originating the role of “Sir” in Mila, an opera commissioned by Asia Society Hong Kong most recently performed in New York and San Francisco.
Beutel has performed with many prestigious companies across the country and world, including, Santa Fe Opera, NYCO, NY Philharmonic, New York City Ballet,
English Concert, Seattle Opera, Minnesota Opera, and Sarasota Opera to name a few. Beutel also enjoys performing musical theater with credits from Encores! at City Center in New York and Live at Lincoln Center featured on PBS. Recordings include Grammy nominated Alexander Kastalsky’s Requiem, Memory Eternal to the Fallen Heroes, performed live on the 100th anniversary of the Armistice to WWI in National Cathedral, Washington D.C. on the Naxos label.