“Robert Potsic masterfully showcases his baritone while still letting it be ragged enough around the edges to convey how ridiculous and hard living Sir John is, was, and shall be.”Christine Malcom, EDGE Media Network
Robert Potsic, baritone, is versed in many facets of singing. He has performed numerous opera roles including Falstaff in Verdi’s Falstaff, Figaro in Mozart’s Le nozze di Figaro, Guglielmo in Cosi fan tutte, and Bob in Menotti’s Old Maid and the Thief. He is a member of the Chicago Symphony Chorus, where he has served as the baritone section leader. In 2013 he made his solo debut with the Chicago Symphony Orchestra, singing the Impresario in A Very Special Promenade, Now Let’s Sing, a role which was written specifically for him. He has performed as soloist for Handel’s Messiah with the Illiana Oratorio Society, Orff’s Carmina Burana with Encore Vocal Arts in Indianapolis, and Haydn’s Lord Nelson Mass in Vienna, Austria. He has performed on numerous Grammy Award nominated albums, including South African flautist Wouter Kellerman’s album Love Language. He is currently the bass section leader and soloist at North Shore Unitarian Church in Deerfield, IL. Contact me for more information.