PO Box 15825
Seattle, WA 98115
|A native of Washington, baritone Brian Box
received his Master's degree in vocal performance from Western Washington
University in 1985. Mr. Box performs frequently with many Northwest
ensembles, including OSSCS, Seattle Choral Company, Seattle Pro Musica,
Bellevue Chamber Chorus, and Choir of the Sound, and has performed with
Rudolf Nureyev, singing Mahler's Songs of a Wayfarer to Mr.
Nureyev's dance. He has collaborated with OSSCS in such works as Bach's St.
Matthew Passion, St. John Passion, and Christmas Oratorio, the
world premieres of Huntley Beyer's St. Mark Passion and The Mass
of Life and Death, and is featured on the OSSCS recording of Handel's Messiah.
The regional winner of San Francisco Opera's 1988 Merola Opera Program, he
made his Seattle Opera debut as the Corporal in Donizetti's Daughter of
the Regiment. For Tacoma Opera, Mr. Box created the role of Franz in
Carol Sams' The Pied Piper of Hamelin. He has also performed
extensively with Seattle Opera's Education Program and Northwest Operas in
the Schools. Last season Mr. Box joined OSSCS for performances of Francis
Poulenc's Le bal masqué, Stravinsky's Pulcinella, Handel's Messiah,
Robert Kechley's Frail Deeds, Handel's Israel in Egypt and
Beethoven's Missa solemnis.
Summer Festival IV
St. Matthew Passion
Mr. Box's web site