Zachary Angus, baritone, is very excited to participate in Opera Festival Chicago’s summer season. This summer, Zachary was also featured at the International Summer Opera Festival of Morelia, performing the title role in Gianni Schicchi. He recently completed stints as Resident Artist with Indianapolis Opera and as an Emerging Artist with Fort Wayne Philharmonic, most notably serving as cover for Lancelot in Indianapolis Opera’s Camelot. He is also an active member of Opera On Tap Philadelphia through which he has had the opportunity to present selections from Jennifer Higdon’s song cycle Civil Words at the Philadelphia Fringe Festival. Additional recent credits include: Friedrich Bhaer (Little Women), Claudio (Béatrice et Bénédict) with Eugene Opera; Guglielmo (Così fan tutte, Tuscia Opera Festival); Alfio (Cavalleria Rusticana, Main Street Opera); Bartley (Riders to the Sea), Belcore (L’elisir d’amore) with Salt Creek Chamber Orchestra; Captain Corcoran (H.M.S. Pinafore, The Savoyaires of Evanston); Pangloss/Cacambo/Martin (Candide, Opera Notre Dame); and as bass soloist in The Little Match Girl Passion (Facility Theatre) and Handel’s Messiah (Salt Creek Orchestra).