Frank returns to the stage with Opera Festival of Chicago after performing as Ormondo in Rossini’s L’Inganno Felice, Giovanni in Verdi’s Il Corsaro, and Talpa in Puccini’s Il Tabarro during OFC’s previous seasons. Frank received exciting praise from Opera News and Chicago Classical Review noting he “Was a commanding dramatic and vocal presence.” Other recent performances include South Shore Opera’s production of Opera at the Movies where he performed classic operatic roles including Il Commendatore in Don Giovanni and Sparafucile in Rigoletto. Prior to that, Frank was active with Light Opera Works of Chicago, performing in productions of Pirates of Penzance and Iolanthe where he played the Police Sergeant and Private Willis respectively. His performances were heralded by the Chicago Tribune and Sun Times saying that he was “both vocally and comically perfect.”
His additional performance credits include, Germont in La Traviata, Sweeney Todd in Sweeney Todd, Seneca in L’Incoranazione di Poppea, and Cinderella’s Prince in Into the Woods. Frank has had the pleasure of working with such renowned conductors as Daniel Barenboim, Zubin Mehta and Christoph Eschenbach. He continues his studies under the tutelage of Carl Lawrenz, and is a founding member of the Three Baritones.