Photo credit: Helen Tansey
Canadian baritone Gene Wu has been seen on many stages around Canada performing a wide variety of musical repertoire.
Most recently, Mr. Wu’s performances include Montano in the Calgary Opera production of OTELLO, and Mr. Gobineau in THE MEDIUM with the Highlands Opera Studio.
Other operatic highlights include Silvio in PAGLIACCI (Opera Lyra Ottawa), Junius in THE RAPE OF LUCRETIA (Opera on the Avalon), Antonio in LE NOZZE DI FIGARO (Opera Hamilton), Duglas D’Angus in LA DONNA DEL LAGO (Opera In Concert) and Ford in FALSTAFF (Summer Opera Lyric Theatre). In addition, he has been heard as the Musiklehrer & Harlekin in ARIADNE AUF NAXOS and as Figaro in IL BARBIERE DI SIVIGLIA (Toronto Summer Music Festival), and has appeared as the Speaker in THE MAGIC FLUTE (Vancouver Opera), Emilio Picariello in FILUMENA, and the title role in LE NOZZE DI FIGARO, both with the Banff Centre. Mr. Wu has also sung in the Canadian premieres of the children’s opera NAOMI’S ROAD (Vancouver Opera) and DEAD MAN WALKING (Calgary Opera).