Hailed by the Dallas Morning News as having a “finely focused and well-mannered” voice, BRIAN WALLIN has recently completed his second summer as a Young Artist with The Glimmerglass Festival, making appearances in West Side Story, The Cunning Little Vixen, and Kevin Puts’ Silent Night. The upcoming season includes appearing in West Side Story with Lyric Opera of Kansas City and Atlanta Opera. Wallin will then return to Palm Beach Opera as a second year Benenson Young Artist performing Gastone in La traviata and covering Don Ottavio in Don Giovanni. Wallin will appear in the world premiere of The Fix with Minnesota Opera and as the tenor soloist in St. Matthew Passion with Shreveport Symphony. Recent engagements include Spoletta in Tosca (Palm Beach Opera) Vanderdendur in Candide (Palm Beach Opera), Editor Daily in The Cradle Will Rock (Opera Saratoga), Third Jew in Salome (The Minnesota Orchestra), and The King of El Dorado in Candide (Opéra National de Bordeaux and Théâtre du Capitole). Recent concert engagements include St. John Passion with Lyric Opera of the North and Carmina Burana with the Atlanta Ballet. Wallin proudly received his B.M. from the University of Maryland and his M.M. from the Maryland Opera Studio.