Praised by Opera News for his “clear and sweet lyrical tone” and “brave, vocally assured portrayals” (The New York Times), Todd Wilander has appeared with the Metropolitan Opera as Arturo LUCIA DI LAMMERMOOR, Almaviva IL BARBIERE DI SIVIGLIA and Beppe I PAGLIACCI, plus roles in LA FANCIULLA DEL WEST, WOZZECK, TWO BOYS, THE NOSE, HAMLET, THE GAMBLER, MACBETH and FROM THE HOUSE OF THE DEAD. He also appeared with the New York City Opera as Charles Clayton in Stephen Schwartz’s SÉANCE ON A WET AFTERNOON and Uberto LA DONNA DEL LAGO. Elsewhere in the U.S.A., he has appeared with the Portland Opera as Rodolpho A VIEW FROM THE BRIDGE, at the Brooklyn Academy of Music as Molqi DEATH OF KLINGHOFFER. Recent engagements include Harry LA FANCIULLA DEL WEST for New York City Opera and Tamino DIE ZAUBERFLÖTE for Opera Fairbanks and St. Petersburg Opera, Florida.
European engagements include Sam SUSANNAH in Bilbao, Tonio La FILLE DU RÉGIMENT for Opera Zuid, the Netherlands, Nadir LES PÊCHEURS DE PERLES in Dublin, Duca RIGOLETTO in Kazan, Russia, Belmonte DIE ENTFUEHRUNG AUS DEM SERAIL and the Italian Singer DER ROSENKAVALIER in Linz, Austria, Edmondo MANON LESCAUT for Opera Holland Park (London) and Leicester MARIA STUARDA for Opera North (UK).
At San Francisco Opera Mr. Wilander has appeared as Belmonte DIE ENTFUEHRUNG AUS DEM SERAIL, Frère Massée SAINT FRANÇOIS D’ASSISE, Kudrjasch KÁT’A KABANOVÁ, Tamino DIE ZAUBERFLÖTE and Thaddeus Stevens THE MOTHER OF US ALL.