Charles Walker, tenor, has been praised for his characterizations as well as his singing. He has sung with opera companies and orchestras in Europe, the United States and South America. Audiences at La Scala, the Kennedy Center and the Vienna State Opera heard Mr. Walker in productions of Leonard Bernstein's last opera A Quiet Place in a role created for him by the composer and recorded on Deutsche Grammophon. Charles has also sung with opera companies and orchestras across the U.S. and has appeared many times as soloist at New York’s Lincoln Center and Carnegie Hall.
Mr. Walker appeared on Broadway in the hit drama, Strider. Other theater credits include productions at the Long Wharf Theatre in New Haven, the Chelsea Theatre Center in NYC, the Wolf Trap Barns theaters, as well as regular appearances with the internationally acclaimed and hilarious La Gran Scena Opera Company, where Mr. Walker has created zany characters of every gender and generation.
Charles Walker is on the Voice and Music Theater faculties of the Westminster Choir College of Rider University. He has given "Acting for Singers" master classes at the Manhattan School of Music, Akron University and the Theater an der Wien Hochschule für Musik.