Bass-baritone Eduardo Chama has received recognition for his work on both the operatic and concert stages around the world. He has worked in opera houses such as the Metropolitan Opera, Chicago Lyric Opera, New Israeli Opera, Deutsche Oper Am Rhein, Opéra de Montréal, Netherlands Opera, Vlaamse Opera in Belgium, Teatro Colón in Buenos Aires, Argentina, Opera de Puerto Rico, L’Opéra Français de New York, New York City Opera, Florida Grand Opera, Palermo Opera in Sicily, Maggio Musicale Fiorentino, Genève Opera ,Teatro Real in Madrid, Glimmerglass Opera, Seattle Opera, San Diego Opera, Central City Opera, Opera Colorado, Washington Concert Opera, Edmonton Opera, Calgary Opera to name a few. Recognized for his vocal technique and presence; his signature roles include Figaro (Le Nozze di Figaro) Mozart, Leporello, (Don Giovanni) Mozart, Mephistopheles (Faust) Gounod, Four Villains (Tales of Hoffman) Offenbach, Amonasro (Aida) Verdi, Sancho (Don Quichotte) Massenet, Fastaff (Falstaff) Verdi, Dulcamara, ( L'elisir D'amore) Donizetti, Don Pasquale (Don Pasquale) Donizetti, Don Bartolo (Il Barbiere di Siviglia) Rossini, Don Magnifico, (Cenerentola) Rossini and Mustafá (L'italiana in Algeri) Rossini.
Winner of multiple competitions, in 2006 he was awarded a Grammy® for his collaboration as a soloist in the recording of the opera Ainadamar by Osvaldo Golijov. Other significant recordings include Jubilee Games, composed and conducted by Leonard Bernstein, and Le Nozze di Figaro, conducted by Zubin Mehta.
He has given master classes at Seattle Opera, Glimmerglass Opera, Calgary Opera, Colorado Opera, Instituto Superior del Teatro Colon, Classical Singer Expo, and educational institutions like Hong Kong Academy of the Performing Arts, Yong Siew Toh Conservatory of Music in Singapore, the Holy Cross College, MA; Lincoln State University, NE; and Millersville University, PA. He was on the voice faculty for the International Vocal Arts Institute (Israel, Montreal and Puerto Rico), Sociedad Internacional de Valores de Arte Mexicano, (SIVAM), and at the prestigious Castleton Festival in Virginia.
He serves as the director of the Voice Department and co-director of the Opera Program at Mason Gross School of the Arts, Rutgers University, and keeps his private voice studio in the Philadelphia area.