American baritone David Pershall makes his WNO debut as Papageno in The Magic Flute. He recently appeared with Sarasota Opera as Count di Luna in ll trovatore (2014), Amarillo Opera as Enrico in Lucia di Lammermoor (2013), Virginia Opera as Papageno in The Magic Flute (2013), Virginia Opera as Zurga in Les pêcheurs de perles (2012), and Norwegian National Opera as Schaunard in La bohème (2012). He also made concert appearances at Avery Fisher Hall in Andrea Chenier (2013), Carnegie Hall in Notre Dame (2012), and at The Dallas Opera (2012). He has recorded several operas with the Polish Radio Symphony Orchestra including Don Pedro in Maria Padilla (2011), Manfredo in L'amore dei tre re (2012), and Orestes in Iphigénie en Tauride (2014). Upcoming engagements include Nottingham in Roberto Devereux at Carnegie Hall, Belcore in L'elisir d'amore at Minnesota Opera, and Figaro in Il barbiere di Siviglia at the Vienna State Opera.