In the 2002 -200 3 season, Sean Fallen made his New York City and European debuts, with New York City Opera in Salome, and in France with the Festival Lyrique in Rigoletto . Following the regular season at NYCO, he sang with the City Opera Showcase, performing the role of Narciso in the world premiere of Harold Blumenfeld 's Borgia. His nex t engagement in 2003 was with the Mostly Mozart Festival's production of Il ré pastore. In December 2003, Mr. Fallen ma d e his Avery Fisher Hall debut with the National C horale in their annual Messiah sing-in. Also in 2003 , Mr. Fallen was a winner of the Friedrich S chorr Memorial Performance Prize in Voice, earning a contract for Haydn's Seasons with the Danbury Symphony Orchestra in May, 2004 .

In the 2004-2005 season Mr.Fallen's engagements included Almaviva in Barbiere di Siviglia with New Jersey State Opera, Connecticut Lyric Opera, as well as the Athena Grand Opera; he also made his Carnegie Hall debut in the Bach Magnificat and returned to Carnegie Hall in HandelMessiah with Mid America Productions. Mr. Fallen also sang Messiah with the National Chorale at Lincoln Center, with the Danbury, CT Symphony Orchestra, as well as Bach Christmas Oratorio with the Mystic River Chorale. Another debut was his Alice Tully Hall debut at Lincoln Center as the Irish tenor soloist in a Victor Herbert concert with Collegiate Chorale. Mr. Fallen was also honored in 2004 to collaborate with Lauren Flanagan, singing Comfort Ye and Every Valley to start off her annual "Comfort Ye" concert in NYC, which benefits the homeless.

Mr. Fallen has sung numerous roles, but a few of his favorites include Fenton [ Nicolai], Nemorino, Don Ramiro , Ernesto , Ferrando, and Conte Almaviva . An ideal role for him, he has sung Count Almaviva with Minnesota Opera, (touring prod.), New Jersey State Opera, Connecticut Lyric Opera, and The Athena Grand Opera.

Highlights of Mr. Fallen's artistic training include his performances as Pong in Turandot and Lippo in Street Scene as a member of the Minnesota Opera ' s 2001 Resident Artist program. He also received the Adams Fellowship to attend the Carmel Bach Festival in 1999, where he received top-notch oratorio training and performance. Another highlight was his mainstage debut as ein soldat in Wozzeck during his second season as an apprentice with the Santa Fe Opera in 2001 .

Upcoming engagements include a reprisal of Pong in Turandot with Fresno Grand Opera, another Messiah with Mid America Productions in June, and a Mass in B Minor with the Berkshire Choral Festival in July.

Mr.Fallen is a native of Jefferson City, Missouri. He completed a BA in Opera-Theater at Southwest Missouri State University and then went on to Indiana University in Bloomington for his MM in voice. Mr.Fallen currently studies with Mark Oswald in New York City.

 
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