Eric Petersen

Eric Petersen

Dramatic Baritone (Verdi Baritone)

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2014Bizet: CarmenEscamillo


He obtained his Bachelors of Music in Music Performance in the studio of Joanne Bozeman, from Lawrence University in Wisconsin.  He appeared as the Gendarme in Les mamelles des Teresias by Francis Poulenc and the father in Hansel and Gretel by Engelbert Humperdinck during his time there. He went on to earn his Masters of Music in Voice Performance from Northwestern University, in the studio of Karen Brunssen. While attending Northwestern, he sang the role of Eugene Onegin in Tchaikovsky’s opera, Mengotto in Piccini’s La buona figliola, and Don Alfonso in Cosí fan tutte by Mozart. Since then, he has made his main stage debut as Escamillo with MetroWest Opera in Boston and sung for Sarasota Opera as an apprentice artist for three seasons, primarily featured in the chorus, and covered Monterone in Rigoletto by Verdi.

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Musical Work Role Jump-in ready? Company Year
Bizet: Carmen Escamillo 24 hours Miamilirycopera 2014