Christian Simmons

Bass-Baritone

Biography

Washington D.C. native, Christian Simmons, bass-baritone, is a member of the Cafritz Young Artists of the Washington National Opera for the 2021-2022 season. This season Mr. Simmons made his debut with the company in the documentary film and studio recording of Jeanine Tesori and Tazewell Thompson’s Blue, and he will perform the role of Zuniga in the YA production of Carmen. He was a featured soloist with Maestro Gianandrea Noseda and the National Symphony Orchestra, performing the bass soloist in Mozart’s Requiem and concert aria ‘Per questa bella mano’ at the Kennedy Center Concert Hall.

Mr. Simmons has performed with various festivals and companies around the world including the Morgan State University Theater, Bel Cantanti Opera Company, Washington Opera Society, Castleton Music Festival, Amalfi Coast Music Festival, Berlin Opera Academy, Bare Opera Company, and the Maryland Opera Studio.

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