2018-19 season Highlights

  • Return to Santa Fe Opera as General Groves in new production of Doctor Atomic (July / August 2018)

  • Return to the role of Mark Rutland (cover) in Nico Muhly's Marnie with the Metropolitan Opera, (October/November 2018)

  • Return to Manitoba Opera in title role of Don Giovanni (November 2018)

  • Return to Calgary Opera as Beck Weathers in Joby Talbot's Everest (January 2019)

  • Debut with San Diego Symphony in Puccini's Messa di Gloria, Speranza Scappucci conducting. (March 2019)

  • Title role in Handel's Saul with the Philharmonia Baroque Orchestra & Chorale at Walt Disney Concert Hall (April 2019)


recent highlights

  • Return to title role of Don Giovanni with the Moscow Philharmonic (March 2018)

  • Return to role of Lyndon B. Johnson in David T. Little's and Royce Vavrek's JFK at Opéra de Montréal (February 2018)

  • Debut with English National Opera as Mark Rutland in World Premiere of Nico Muhly's Marnie (November/Dec. 2017)

  • Title role in Le nozze di Figaro with the Israel Philharmonic, conducted by Dan Ettinger (June 2017)

  • Return to role of Joseph DeRocher in Dead Man Walking with Vancouver Opera (April / May 2017)

  • St John's Passion with NY Mastervoices, (February 2017)

  • Debut with New Orleans Opera in title role of Don Giovanni (October 2016)

  • Role debut of Leporello in Don Giovanni with Opera de Montreal, conducted by Jordan de Souza (November 2016)

  • Return to Santa Fe Opera in the title role of Don Giovanni, conducted by John Nelson (July / August 2016)

  • Schwabacher Debut Recital at San Francisco Opera with pianist John Churchwell (March 2016)

Career Highlights

  • Ennis del Mar in World Premiere of Charles Wuorinen's Brokeback Mountain with Teatro Real, Madrid, directed by Ivo Van Hove

  • Seth Brundle in World Premiere of The Fly at Le Chatelet and Los Angeles Opera, composed by Howard Shore (Lord of the The Rings, The Hobbit), directed by David Cronenburg (The Fly, Eastern Promises), Libretto by David Henry Hwang (M. Butterfly), conducted by Placido Domingo

  • Numerous World Premieres including LBJ in David T Little's JFK with Fort Worth Opera, Willy Wonka in The Golden Ticket (St Louis and Atlanta), Enemies, A Love Story (Palm Beach Opera), Frau Margot (Fort Worth Opera), and Cyrano (Michigan Opera Theater)

  • Canadian Premiere of Jake Heggie's Dead Man Walking as Joseph DeRocher

  • Schaunard in Original Broadway cast of Baz Luhrmann's La Boheme at the Broadway Theater

  • Has performed signature role of Don Giovanni at 11 different houses, including New York City Opera, Teatro Colon Buenos Aires, Vancouver Opera, Portland Opera, Palm Beach Opera, and Kansas City Lyric Opera, Santa Fe Opera, and New Orleans Opera

  • George London Award Winner, 2nd prize in Licia Albanese-Puccini Foundation Competition, Sullivan Foundation Award Winner, Canada Council Artists Grant recipient in 2006 and 2008