James Myers Baritone, Actor, Voice Teacher
James Myers sings the song, "The Lord's Prayer" by composer Albert Hay Malotte. Josephine Riggs on Piano.
James Myers sings the Italian opera aria, "Per me giunto" from the opera Don Carlo by composer Giuseppe Verdi. English subtitles of the sung Italian text have been edited into the video. Joy Mentzel on piano.
James Myers sings The Music of the Night from The Phantom of the Opera by Andrew Lloyd Webber. Joy Mentzel on piano.
James Myers sings the famous German baritone opera aria, "Mein Sehnen, mein Wahnen" (Pierrot's Tangled) from Die tote Stadt (The Dead City) by composer Erich Korngold. This video features subtitles with an English translation of the German text. Joy Mentzel on Piano. This is one of James' favorite arias.
James Myers sings the second half of the song, "Stars" from the musical, Les Miserables. Josephine Riggs on Piano.
James Myers sings the song, "Where in the World" from the musical, "Phantom" by Maury Yeston. This is a version of Phantom of the Opera that was written by American composer Maury Yeston rather than British composer, Andrew Lloyd Webber. In this scene, the Phantom contemplates how and where he will find a new soprano to make beautiful music in the opera house above his lair. Joy Mentzel on Piano.
Here is James Myers' acting reel. A short 3 minute compilation of scenes from 4 different performances. James played the roles of Sam Kaplan in Street Scene by Kurt Weill, the Beast in Beauty and the Beast, Tommy Albright in Brigadoon and Edward Rutledge in 1776. James is available for hire as an actor, singer and voice actor.
James Myers, baritone, sings 2 of the Bass solos from Handel's Messiah with orchestra: "For Behold Darkness Shall Cover the Earth" and "The People That Walked in Darkness".
Highlights of James Myers' performance as the Beast in Beauty and the Beast.
James Myers sings the haunting German art song, "Der Doppelganger" by composer Franz Schubert. Translation provided. Subtitles in English of the sung German text have been edited into the video. This is a very haunting and mysterious song. Joy Mentzel on Piano.
James Myers sings the baritone opera aria, "Bella siccome un angelo" from the opera, Don Pasquale. Joy Mentzel on Piano.
James Myers and Peyton Avery sing the comedic duet, "The Song That Goes Like This" from the musical, Spamalot based on the movie, Monty Python and the Holy Grail. Performed in November 2021 for a cabaret benefit fundraiser for the City of Fairfax Theatre Company. The lyrics of this duet poke fun at many of the conventions of romantic musical theatre duets and ballads.
James Myers sings the opera aria, "When the Air Sings of Summer" from the opera, The Old Maid and the Thief, by Menotti. Joy Mentzel on Piano.
James Myers, baritone, sings the opera aria, "Ombra mai fu" from the opera, "Serse" by Handel. Joy Mentzel on Piano.
James Myers sings the opera aria, "Donne mie la fate a tanti" from the opera, Cosi fan tutte by Mozart. Joy Mentzel on Piano.
James Myers works with one of his college level musical theater students on healthy belting techniques
James Myers gives this emotional final scene everything he has when his character, Tommy Albright, is confronted with the possibility that he may never see the true love of his life ever again. Video continues through curtain calls, final bows and ending credits.
James Myers sings the dramatic French opera aria, "Sois Immobile" from Guillaume Tell (William Tell) by composer Gioachino Rossini. Jane Tavernier on Piano.