Evan McCormack
Purvis

Originally from Rochester, NY, Evan has been performing in the NYC area nearly a decade. Becoming a bit of a Bach fanatic as of late, Evan has been performing in Baroque concerts throughout the 2015-2016 season. He has also been active on the musical theater stage creating the title role in Song of Solomon by composer Andrew Beall. Evan was a Tyler Young Artist with Opera on the James in 2012, where he covered the role of Nemorino. He has made mainstage appearances with Opera on Tap NYC, Connecticut Opera, Fort Worth Opera, Opera Company of Middlebury, Teatro Bramante, Ohio Light Opera, Player’s Theater NYC, Project Opera of Manhattan and the Seagle Music Colony. Stage credits include Tamino in Die Zauberflöte, the title role of Candide, Rinuccio in Gianni Schicchi, Acis in Acis and Galatea, Sylvio in Le Docteur Miracle, The Man with the Old Luggage in Argento’s Postcard from Morocco, and Tony in West Side Story. Evan is a co-creator of the opera industry services website OperaPulse.com and enjoys writing editorial pieces for the site as well as serving as the CFO. Upcoming engagements include his first lyricist gig in a newly commissioned musical, untitled at the moment, with The Telling Company in NYC. Evan received his Masters in Opera Theatre from the University of South Carolina.