Orchestra Seattle | Seattle Chamber Singers
George Shangrow, music director
OSSCS
PO Box 15825
Seattle, WA 98115
206-682-5208
osscs@osscs.org

 
PERFORMERS
BRIAN BOX
 
baritone

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.

Brian Box


Future performances:
11/5/2005
12/4/2005
12/19/2005

Recent performances:
Summer Festival IV
Mozart Requiem
Handel's Messiah
Musical Feast
Creation
Messiah
Christmas Oratorio
St. Matthew Passion
11/7/2004
12/5/2004
3/20/2005
10/2/2005

Internet links:
Mr. Box's web site