Todd Wilander – Tenor
Todd Wilander – Tenor

Praised by Opera News for his “clear and sweet lyrical tone” and “brave, vocally assured portrayals” (The New York Times), TODD WILANDER is one of America’s most sought-after leading tenors. Since winning The Metropolitan Opera National Council Auditions, he has appeared with the company as Arturo in Lucia di Lammermoor (James Levine), Almaviva in Il barbiere di Siviglia, Beppe in I Pagliacci, and Harry in La fanciulla del West, plus roles in Wozzeck, Two Boys, The Nose (HD Movie), Hamlet, Gambler, Macbeth, and From the House of the Dead. He appeared with New York City Opera as Charles Clayton in Stephen Schwartz’s Séance On A Wet Afternoon, Uberto in La donna del lago, and Harry in La fanciulla del West.  For New York Opera Society he sang Rodolfo in La bohème and Nemorino in L’Elisir D’Amore.

Recent performances include Pollione in Norma for Musica Viva (Hong Kong),  Rodolfo in La bohème with Opera Tampa and for Opera Long Island, New York, Radamès in Aïda at Bohème Opera New Jersey, Riccardo in Un ballo in maschera for Amore Opera in New York, Erik in Die fliegende Holländer for Shanghai Symphony Orchestra, China, and the title role in Les contes d’Hoffmann with Opera North (U.S.A.).

Elsewhere in the U.S., he has appeared with Portland Opera as Rodolpho in View From The Bridge, Captain Leadbetter in Princess Sofia for Orpheus Project Juneau Alaska,  Brooklyn Academy of Music as Molqi in Death of Klinghoffer, Pollione in Norma for Pacific Opera Northwest Washington, Don José in Carmen for Central Florida Lyric Opera, Calaf in Turandot at Mississippi Opera; with Opera Memphis and Bohème Opera New Jersey as Edgardo in Lucia di Lammermoor, the title role of Tito for West Bay Opera, at the Center for Contemporary Opera as Andrew in A Death in the Family, and as Dimmesdale in Hester. Other companies with whom he has appeared include Madison Opera as Rodolfo in La bohème,  Santa Fe Opera as Young Servant in Elektra, Tamino in Die Zauberflöte for St. Petersburg Opera Florida, at Lyric Opera of Kansas City as Lysander in A Midsummer Night’s Dream, as Nanki-Poo in Mikado, and as Fairfax in Yeoman of The Guard, at Opera Saskatchewan (Canada) as Don Ramiro in La Cenerentola, Chautauqua Opera as Fenton in Falstaff, Grant Park Music Festival Chicago in the title role of Candide, Nevada Opera as Don Ottavio in Don Giovanni, Opera Orchestra of New York as Wilhelm Meister in Mignon, Opera Delaware as Macduff in Macbeth and Rinuccio in Gianni Schicch, Opera in the Ozarks in the title-role of Albert Herring, Glimmerglass Opera as Eurimaco in Il ritorno d’Ulisse, the Coach in Bounce with Manhattan’s ADA Arts, and Camille in Merry Widow and Tamino in Die Zauberflöte for Opera Fairbanks, Alaska.

Upcoming engagements include Faust in La damnation de Faust (Berlioz) with Theater Erfurt (Germany), Leicester Maria Stuarda for Musica Viva (Hong Kong), and Florestan Fidelio with Symphony of the Vines (California).

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