Classical Crossover


Rodrick Dixon, Tenor

(Short) Crossover Biography


Rodrick Dixon is a classical crossover artist that possesses a tenor voice of extraordinary range and versatility. His body of work covers 25 years of television, recordings, live theater and concerts, including PBS Specials with tenors Victor Cook, and Thomas Young; Hallelujah Broadway starring his wife, Alfreda Burke; the Miss World Pageant broadcast from China and Washington, DC on the “E” channel in 126 countries. Dixon recently appeared in the annual Freedom Awards filmed at the Orpheum Theater in Memphis, Noel Noel Christmas concert at Mississipi Blvd church for Fox 13 broadcast on Christmas Day & Martha & Snoop’s Potluck Dinner Party VH1. His eclectic discography with Sony BMG, EMI Records & Naxos has delighted fans all over the world.


Film and Recordings:

 Mr. Dixon extensive television credits include: Martha & Snoop’s Potluck Dinner Party VH1 (2017), Freedom Awards National Civil Rights Museum (2017),  Noel, Noel Christmas Show Fox 13 (2017),  Variety Children’s Charity TV show honoring CEO Julia Morley of Miss World in London (2016),  Miss World Pageant in Washington DC at the MGM (2016),  Ordos China (2012),  An Evening with Vernon Jordan/History Makers WETA PBS (2014),  the Variety Children’s Charity telethon in Des Moines Iowa from 2012 until the present, The US Air Force 60th Anniversary Musical Celebration  (2007), Cook, Dixon & Young Vol. 1 PBS Great Performances (2005), Washington Opera Gala at Constitution Hall (2003),  The Mark Twain Awards Honoring Whoopi Goldberg at Kennedy Center (2002),  Three Mo’ Tenors PBS Great performances (2001) and My Favorite Broadway: The Love Songs at City Center (2000). Other TV appearances include: The Tavis Smiley Show on PBS/NPR (2006), The Jerry Lewis Telethon (2002-2003), Marshall Fields’ Christmas Commercials (2002), TV One’s Christmas Specials (2006/07), WGN’s A Christmas Glory (2003 and 2006), The Tony Awards (1998), NBC’s Today Show, Good Morning America, The Rosie O’Donnell Show (2002) and The Wayne Brady Show.

Rodrick Dixon’s musical theater and other theatrical concert credits include the original cast of Ragtime on Broadway/Chicago/Toronto, Show Boat at the Auditorium Theatre, Pops Concerts at Grant Park Music Festival, Chicagoland Pops Orchestra at the Rosemont Theater with Michael Feinstein, The Cincinnati Pops with Erich Kunzel, and annual Christmas concerts of Too Hot To Handel at the Detroit Opera House and the Auditorium Theatre. The show will make its Orpheum Theatre debut April 21st and 22nd in 2018.

  • Oedipus Rex, Title Role, Sydney Festival, 2010

    Der Zwerg, Title Role, LA Opera, 2008, Photographer Robert Millard

    La Fille du Regiment, Tonio, Detroit Opera, 2005