MATTHEW CIUFFITELLI has appeared as Dr. Malatesta in Don Pasquale, Bob/Ben in The Old Maid and the Thief, & The Telephone, Papageno in The Magic Flute, Valentin (cover) in Faust as well as Eisenstein in Die Fledermaus. "Ciuffitelli has resonance and power" wrote Brooklyn Discovery. Matthew appeared at Sarasota Opera, St. Petersburgh Opera Light Opera of New Jersey and in New Jersey Festival Orchestra's Madama Butterfly. He also had the opportunity to perform with the Rolling Stones at Chicago's United Center and appear in the U.S. premier of Dutch composer Jacob Ter Veldhuis's Mountain Top. Matthew was the 2018 recipient of "The New Jersey State Opera Guild Prize".