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Alfred Walker, bass-baritone

Alfred Walker
Photo by Walter Hill

Appeared in the concert The Key of Dreams, which was performed on March 22, 2019 at Carnegie Hall; appeared in the concert The Apostles, which was performed on May 12, 2017 at Carnegie Hall.

This season, Alfred Walker returns to the Metropolitan Opera as the Speaker in The Magic Flute. He also sings Thoas in Iphigénie en Tauride with Oper Stuttgart and the Ruler in Das Wunder der Heliane with Bard Summerscape. Last season, he sang Orest in Elektra (San Francisco Opera), Titurel in Parisfal and the Speaker in The Magic Flute (Metropolitan Opera), Amonasro in Aida and Porgy in Porgy and Bess (Seattle Opera), and Méphistophélès in Faust (Portland Opera).

Other recent operatic engagements include: Der fliegende Holländer, Amfortas in Parsifal, and Amonasro in Aida (Theater Basel); Parsi Rustomji in Satyagraha (Metropolitan Opera); Méphistophélès in La damnation de Faust (Teatro Municipal de Santiago); Wotan in Das Rheingold (North Carolina Opera); Orest in Elektra (Teatro alla Scala, Deutsche Opera Berlin, Seattle Opera, San Sebastián Festival); Bluebeard in Bluebeard’s Castle (New Japan Philharmonic); Pizarro in Fidelio (Caramoor Music Festival); Josh Gibson in the world premiere of Sonenberg’s The Player King (Pittsburgh Opera); Four Villains in Les contes d’Hoffmann (Den Norske Opera, Komische Oper Berlin); Allazim in Zaide (Festival d’Aix-en-Provence, Wiener Festwochen, Barbican Center, Mostly Mozart Festival); Der fliegende Holländer (Geneva Wagner Festival, Oper Köln, Seattle Opera, Théâtre de Caen, Grand Théâtre de Luxembourg); Kurwenal in Tristan und Isolde (Angers Nantes Opera, Opéra de Dijon); Creonte in Medea (Opéra national de Lorraine); Telramund in Lohengrin (Oviedo); Porgy in Porgy and Bess (Los Angeles Philharmonic, Sydney Symphony, Boston Philharmonic, Toronto Symphony Orchestra); and Achilla in Giulio Cesare and Colline in La bohème (San Diego Opera).

Spring 2017