Mark Wanich is a baritone with over a decade’s experience in opera and vocal performance. He has found much success in Mozart, having sung the Count (Le Nozze di Figaro), Don Giovanni and Masetto (Don Giovanni), Guglielmo (Così fan tutte), Publio (La Clemenza di Tito), Nardo (La Finta Giardiniera), and Papageno (Die Zauberflöte). Other recent roles include Ben (Regina), Baron Douphol (La Traviata), Captain Corcoran (HMS Pinafore) and King Melchior (Amahl and the Night Visitors). He has performed with Ash Lawn Opera, Bel Cantanti, Opera New Jersey, Opera per tutti, Hub Opera, Opera Cleveland, and Nashville Opera.
In concert, Mr. Wanich has performed as soloist in Orff’s Carmina Burana, Mendelssohn’s Elijah, Beethoven’s Ninth Symphony, Bach’s St. Matthew Passion, and Hadyn’s Missa in Tempore Belli. Mr. Wanich is an active recitalist, with recent performances of Bach’s Cantata BWV 26, Schubert’s Winterreise, and songs by Reynaldo Hahn. He is a recipient of the Raphael Bundage Award at the national Orpheus Vocal Competition and the Daniel Curtin Award from Opera Cleveland.
Upcoming performances include the Marquis in Dialogues of the Carmelites with the Maryland Opera Studio and Handel's Messiah with Choralis.