David Langan

Mr. Langan’s vast professional operatic repertoire spans many of the major bass-baritone roles, among them Mephistopheles in Faust, Sarastro & Sprecher in Die Zauberflöte, Colline in La Bohème, Raimondo in Lucia di Lammermoor, Don Alfonso Cosi Fan Tutte, Seneca in L’Incoronazione di Poppea, Basilio in Il Barbiere di Siviglia, Count Walter in Luisa Miller, and Lord Gualtiero Walton in I puritani. He has appeared as a principal singer in close to 800 performances with opera companies throughout North and Central America, as well as Europe. San Francisco Opera, Houston Grand Opera, New York City Opera, Washington National Opera, Vancouver Opera, Theater Hansestadt Lübeck, Osnabrück Stadttheater, Wolf Trap, Sarasota Opera, Opera Colorado, as well as the opera companies of Guatemala City, Dallas, Atlanta, Austin, Chautauqua and New Orleans, among others, have all been beneficiaries of Mr. Langan’s work. He also appeared as the King in Verdi’s Aida on the PBS Great Performance series opposite Plaçido Domingo. He has shared the stage as principal singer with many of today’s finest performers including Renee Fleming, Stephanie Blythe, Joyce DiDonato, Eric Owens, Mirella Freni, and Lawrence Brownlee. Among his faculty appointments were posts at Westminster Choir College, Indiana University and Shenandoah Conservatory. Mr. Langan grew up in Middletown, NJ, has vocal performance degrees from  Rowan University (BA) and Indiana University (MM), and currently resides in Ridgewood, NJ. He is married to Cristobel Langan, who is employed as a stage manager at The Metropolitan Opera, and is the father of seven year old twins, Jamie & Sophie.

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