American bass Eric Delagrange, a native of Buffalo, New York and a recent graduate from the prestigious Academy of Vocal Arts. This 2021-2022 season, he can be seen as Prince Gremin in Eugene Onegin with Music Academy of the West. Other highlights include Colline in La bohème and Zaretsky/Captain in Eugene Onegin with The Academy of Vocal Arts. In the 2019-2020 season, he made his role debut as Balthazar in La Favorite at The Academy of Vocal Arts. In December, he made his debut with Heartbeat Opera in Louisa Proske, and Chloe Treat’s production of Der Freischütz as Hermit. In October of 2019, he joined pianist Brent Funderburk in a Recital Series at The Hill Stead Museum in Farmington, Connecticut. He graduated from Mercyhurst University with a Bachelor of Music in Music Education, and DePaul University with a Master of Music in Opera Performance.