Eric Delagrange · bass

AVA Fourth-year Resident Artist

Hometown

Buffalo, NY

Education

B.M. in Music Education, Mercyhurst University; M.M. Voice Performance, DePaul University

Competitions

(2020) Special Judges Award & Audience Choice Award, Giargiari Bel Canto Competition; (2018) Cynthia Vernardakis Award, Orpheus National Vocal Competition; (2017) Dr. & Mrs. Bob Robinson Award Shreveport Opera, Mary Jacobs Smith Competition; (2015) 2nd Place, Kleinman Vocal Competition; (2014) American Opera Society of Chicago Award

Roles at AVA

Balthazar, La favorite; Le Duc, Roméo et Juliette; Don Alfonso, Così fan tutte; Vodník, Rusalka

Previous and Recent Roles

Der Hermit, Der Freischütz (Heartbeat Opera); Gideon March/Dashwood, Little Women (Opera in the Heights); Kochubey, Mazeppa; King Rene, Iolanta; Thibaut d’Arc, The Maid of Orleans (Russian Opera Workshop)Pistola, Falstaff; Dr. Grenvil, La traviata (Martina Arroyo’s Prelude to Performance) Sarastro, Die Zauberflöte (DePaul University)Falstaff, Falstaff (DePaul University), Sir Toby Belch, Twelfth Night (DePaul University); Figaro, Le Nozze di Figaro (Mercyhurst University); Gugliemo, Cosi fan tutte (Mercyhurst University)

Roles at AVA