Jubilant Sykes brings a new dimension to the traditional career of the classically trained baritone by drawing on gospel and jazz influences. Mr. Sykes has won the attention and respect of the world’s finest conductors, symphonies, and opera companies, including Kurt Masur and the New York Philharmonic, the Chicago Symphony Orchestra, the Metropolitan Opera, The Philadelphia Orchestra, and hundreds of other major venues around the world. In the 2008–09 season he will sing various recitals and concert performances, including concerts at Carnegie Hall and the Kennedy Center. Mr. Sykes currently lives in California with his wife and three sons. For more information, please visit jubilantsykes.com.