David Walker |
(? - living) U.S.A.
David Walker's highly acclaimed performance of Nero in The Coronation of Poppea at English National Opera led the London Times to exclaim that David Walker "has now joined the rank of top flight countertenors."
Following his New York City Opera debut as Arsace in Partenope, The New York Times praised Mr. Walker as "a poised and cultivated artist" whose voice has "a bright, clear sound, sure technical agility, and musical sophistication."
In opera, oratorio, and orchestral performances on the world's most celebrated stages, David Walker continues to display the artistry, which has earned him enthusiastic and international acclaim.
His honors include a 1999 ARIA (Awards Recognizing Individual Artistry) award, winning the 1998 Metropolitan Opera National Council Auditions, a 1998 Sullivan Foundation Career Grant, and first place in the 1997 Florida Grand Opera Competition.
His recordings include:
- CD: Baroque Music for Christmas
- DVD: Rinaldo, Bayerische Staatsoper, Munich