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"Paul Houghtaling has personality and a splendid voice." (The Boston Globe)
“Paul Houghtaling revealed a striking and flexible baritone.” (Opera News)

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New Operas, New Songs

“The musical performance was expertly rendered … through it all singing forcefully, in eerie falsetto highs and chesty baritonal lows. The Davies sent you home stunned.” (The Boston Globe)


Master of Physical Comedy

"Paul Houghtaling who makes a hilarious entrance, twirling his umbrella like a drum major. Houghtaling is a short, wiry stage presence--he moves like a cat, and he's a consummate showman.'" (Nashville Scene)


Bach, Handel, Mozart

"Paul Houghtaling supported his strong bass-baritone with an appealing interpretive sensibility." (The New York Times)


SUNY Brockport – March 2014

Paul Houghtaling, bass-baritone “Paul Houghtaling has personality and a splendid voice.” – The Boston Globe Houghtaling, the director of Opera Theatre at the University of Alabama, has a wide-ranging career...

Eight Songs for a Mad King – November 2013

Eight Songs for a Mad King UA Contemporary Ensemble, Amir Zaheri, Conductor Image shown is Paul Houghtaling as Davies’ Mad King in Boston in a 1988 performance at the New...

LSU with Loraine Sims – October 2013

Recital with Soprano, Loraine Sims Guest artist on LSU faculty recital Program of solo and duet literature including works by Handel, Bach, Guastavino, Bowles, Daugherty and Thomson. With pianists Maria...

Saratoga Arts Fest – June 2013

From Bach to Rock Hubbard Hall Opera Theatre Under the direction of Alexina Jones, Paul Houghtaling and Kevin Chance perform program consisting of Bach’s Cantata 82 “Ich habe genug” in...

Mississippi Opera – March 2013

Opera Underground Solo Cabaret on Mississippi Opera’s “Opera Underground” series Music of Kern, Gershwin, Arlen, Berlin and others Kevin Chance, Pianist March 11, 2013 7:30 pm Underground 199 Jackson, MS