A native of California, tenor Matthew Lord is recognized as a versatile performing artist with a voice capable of encompassing repertoire from the 18th Century to works by composers of today. His stage work is consistently praised for its naturalness, intensity, and commitment. His engagements include the San Francisco Opera production of Peter Grimes, A Streetcar Named Desire and Turandot. 

Mr. Lord also has performed in The Crucible (Washington Opera), Mice and Men (Cleveland Opera), L’Incoronazione di Poppea (Utah Opera), The Love for Three Oranges (Portland Opera). Other companies Lord has performed with include: Opera Theatre of Saint Louis, Glimmerglass Opera, Tulsa Opera, Lyric Opera of Chicago, Berkshire Opera Company, Opera Delaware, Dallas Opera. Prolific in all kinds of music, Mr. Lord also performed in Andrew Lloyd Weber’s Phantom of the Opera as Piangi in the Hamburg Germany production.  

Lord’s concert appearances include engagements with the Detroit Symphony, the Juilliard Orchestra and Santa Fe Symphony. Mr. Lord was also a member of the prestigious Juilliard Opera Center. In January 2004, Mr. Lord made his debut at the New York Metropolitan Opera in Boris Godunov.
For the past 7 seasons Lord has been touring and performing with The 3 Redneck Tenors, a show he wrote, directed and produced. He has performed all over the country with this show and this season will be at the iconic Andy Williams Moon River Theater sharing the stage with the Osmond Brothers.