Shaun Brown


Shaun Brown

Australian baritone Shaun Brown has performed in England, Germany, France, Italy and the US, where he also completed a Doctor of Musical Arts at the University of North Texas.

A former Opera Queensland (OQ) Young Artist, Shaun’s engagements with that company span more than three decades, and he has appeared in over fifty productions, in addition to numerous concerts, festival events, workshops and masterclasses. He is known to Queensland audiences for his appearances including roles in Don Giovanni, The Merry Widow, Die Fledermaus, Così fan tutte, Carmen, The Marriage of Figaro, and the Brisbane and touring productions of La bohème, The Barber of Seville and Ruddigore, or The Witch’s Curse! Internationally, Shaun has sung for Opéra de Lyon, New Zealand International Arts Festival, Freiburg Opera, L’Atelier du Rhin, and in New York at the Center for Contemporary Opera in operatic works by Jake Heggie. He has performed to critical acclaim as a concert soloist in repertoire including Britten’s War Requiem, Bach’s St Matthew Passion, Handel’s Messiah and Mendelssohn’s Elijah. Presently Shaun is Director of Performance in the School of Music, at The University of Queensland.


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