College of Communication and the Arts

Complete Chronological Performance Résumé of Erik Johanson

ejohans@uoft02.utoledo.edu

Concert Repertoire

  • Puccini selections

     

    Lakeside Summer Symphony, Lakeside OH 1999

    Handel

    Messiah selections

    Toledo Symphony Orchestra 1999

    J.S. Bach

    Xmas Oratorio BWV 248 excerpts

    Summit Choral Society, Akron OH 1998

    J.S. Bach

    Xmas Oratorio BWV 248 parts 3 & 4

    Concordia Theological Seminary 1998

    Gilbert and Sullivan

    selections

    Lakeside Summer Symphony, Lakeside OH 1998

    Puccini selections

     

    Toledo Symphony Orchestra 1998

    Viennese & Hungarian arias

    Lakeside Summer Symphony, Lakeside OH 1997

     

    Mendelssohn

    Elijah

    Perrysburg Symphony OH 1997

    Song & Aria selections

    Hungarian Festival Concert

    Cleveland Women's Orchestra 1996

    Haydn

    The Creation

    Cleveland Choral Arts Society 1996

    Song & Aria selections

    70 Women & 3 Tenors

    Cleveland Women's Orchestra 1996

    J.S. Bach

    BWV 112 with J. C. F. Bach The Childhood of Jesus Concordia Theological

    Seminary, Fort Wayne IN 1995

    J.S. Bach

    BWV 111

    Concordia Theological Seminary 1995

    J.S. Bach (attr.)

    St. Luke Passion

    Concordia Theological Seminary 1995

    J.S. Bach

    Evangelist, St. Matthew Passion

    Toledo Symphony 1995

    J.S. Bach

    Christmas Oratorio BWV 248, part 1

    Ft. Wayne Philharmonic 1994

    Handel

    Messiah

    Adrian College, Adrian MI 1994

    Viennese arias

     

    Lakeside Summer Symphony, Lakeside OH 1994

    Beethoven

    Symphony #9

    Lexington Philharmonic, Lexington KY 1994

    Mozart

    Requiem

    North Carolina Symphony 1993

    Aria selections

     

    University of Toledo Symphony Orchestra 1993

    Rossini

    Stabat Mater with Balada Cristobal Colón (excerpts) Cincinnati International

    Chorale, tour of Budapest, Prague, Krakow, and Baden 1992

    Handel

    Messiah

    Fort Wayne Philharmonic 1991

    Handel

    Messiah

    University of Charleston WV 1990

    Saint-Saëns

    Christmas Oratorio

    First Presbyterian Church, Glendale OH 1990

    J.S. Bach

    BWV 78

    Faith Lutheran Church, Bloomington, Indiana 1990

    J.S. Bach

    Johannespassion, part I

    St. Thomas Lutheran Church, Bloomington 1990

    Song & Aria selections

     

    Cosmopolitan Male Singers, Muskegon, Michigan 1990

    Puccini Arias

     

    Cincinnati Pops Orchestra with Kunzel 1990

    Orff

    Carmina Burana

    Memphis Symphony, Memphis TN 1989

    Schütz

    Christmas Oratorio

    Indiana University 1988

    Verdi

    Requiem

    Mansfield Symphony, Mansfield OH 1988

    Rossini

    Stabat Mater

    Madison Symphony Orchestra, Madison WI 1984

    Song & Aria selections

     

    Starlight Symphonette, Jacksonville FL 1982

    J.S. Bach

    BWV 8, 34, 61, 104

    Grace Lutheran Bach Vesper Series, River Forest IL 1977-79

    Mozart

    Great Mass in C Minor

    Chicago Symphony with Hillis 1975

    Handel

    Messiah

    Concordia College, River Forest IL 1977

    Handel

    Messiah

    Elmhurst College IL 1976

    Beethoven

    Choral Fantasia

    Chicago Symphony with Levine, Ravinia 1976

    Orff

    Carmina Burana

    Elgin Symphony with Hillis, Elgin IL 1974

Operatic Roles

  • Kaspar

    Amahl and the Night Visitors

    Aiken Productions Tour: Big Rapids MI & Stephens Point WI Nov. & Dec. 1998

    Philistine Messenger

    Samson et Dalila

    Toledo Opera Company May 1998

    Kaspar

    Amahl and the Night Visitors

    Aiken Productions Tour: Rochester NY, Jackson City & Memphis TN, DECEMBER 1996

    Tamino

    The Magic Flute

    Ash Lawn-Highland Festival 1996

    Harry

    My Fair Lady

    Ash Lawn-Highland Festival 1995

    Rodolfo

    La Bohème

    Dorian Opera Theatre August 1995

    Spoletta

    Tosca

    Opera!Lenawee April 1995

    Messenger

    Aida

    Toledo Opera Company May 1994

    Eisenstein

    Die Fledermaus

    Opera!Lenawee April 1993

    Goro

    Madama Butterfly

    West Virginia Symphony 1991

    Monostatos

    Die Zauberflöte

    Ft. Wayne Philharmonic 1991

    Don Ramiro

    Cinderella

    Singapore Music Festival 1991

    Gaston & Giuseppe

    La Traviata

    Ft. Wayne Philharmonic 1990

    Faust

    Faust

    I.U. Opera Theatre 1990

    Giuseppe

    La Traviata

    Cincinnati Opera 1989

    Hoffmann

    Tales of Hoffmann

    I.U. Opera Theatre 1989

    Elder Gleaton

    Susanna

    Cincinnati Opera 1988

    Goro

    Madame Butterfly

    Cincinnati Opera ECCO! 1987

    Joe

    La Fanciulla del West

    Cincinnati Opera 1986

    Judge

    Schwanda the Bagpiper

    Cincinnati Opera 1986

    Francesco

    Gondoliers

    Cincinnati Opera 1985

    Augusto

    Zazà (Leoncavallo)

    Cincinnati Opera 1985

    The Beadle

    Sweeney Todd

    Cincinnati- CCM 1984

    Baron Kronthal

    The Poacher (Der Wildschütz -Lortzing)

    Raleigh 1983

    Ferrando

    Cosi fan tutte

    Raleigh 1982-83

    Ernesto

    Don Pasquale

    Raleigh 1982-83

    Eisenstein

    Die Fledermaus

    Raleigh 1982-83

    Nanki-poo

    Mikado

    Knoxville 1982 AEA

    El Remendado

    Carmen

    Lansing 1982

    Spoletta

    Tosca

    Detroit 1981

    Don Jose

    Carmen

    Cincinnati- Covington 1981

    Mayor Upfold

    Albert Herring

    Cincinnati - CCM 1981

    Second Shepherd

    The Shepherds' Christmas (Russo) (Prem.)

    WFMT 1979

    Gaston

    La Traviata

    Hinsdale 1979

    Rinuccio

    Gianni Schicchi

    Opera Unltd., Evanston,Il. 1979

    Borsa

    Rigoletto

    Goldovsky Workshop, West. Va. 1979

    Beppe

    Rita

    Des Moines 1979

    Bobinet

    La Vie Parisienne

    Light Opera of Chicago 1977

    Mozart

    Mozart and Salieri

    Northwestern University 1976

    Rodolfo

    La Boheme

    Northwestern University 1976

    Gherardo

    Gianni Schicchi

    Northwestern University 1975

    Tinca

    Il Tabarro

    Northwestern University 1976

    Male Chorus

    Rape of Lucretia

    Northwestern University 1975

    Col. Fairfax

    Yeomen of the Guard

    Calvin Alumni Players 1972

    Kaspar

    Amahl and the Night Visitors

    Port City Playhouse 1970

Competitions

  • Winner

    Friedrich Schorr Performance Prize in Voice

    Adrian MI, 1992 & 1994

    Semi-finalist

    Lola Wilson Hayes Vocal Artists' Award Competition

    NYC 1993

    Finalist

    Friedrich Schorr Performance Prize in Voice

    Adrian MI, 1991 & 1993

    First Prize

    Louise D. McMahon International Competition for Singers

    Lawton OK,1991

Experience-Opera Companies

  • Ash Lawn-Highland Festival, Charlottesville, Virginia
    Dorian Opera Theatre, Luther College, Decorah, Iowa
    Opera!Lenawee, Adrian, Michigan
    Toledo Opera Company
    Indiana University Opera Theatre, Bloomington,Indiana
    Cincinnati Opera Company
    New York City Opera- National Company Tour 1988
    National Opera Company, Raleigh, North Carolina
    Clarence Brown Theatre, Knoxville, Tennessee
    Opera Company of Greater Lansing, East Lansing, Michigan
    Michigan Opera Theatre, Detroit, Michigan
    Center Civic Opera, Covington, Kentucky
    College-Conservatory of Music Opera and Musical Theatre, Cincinnati, Ohio
    Hinsdale Opera Theatre, Hinsdale, Illinois
    Des Moines Metro Opera, Indianola, Iowa
    Lyric Opera of Chicago
    Chicago Opera Theatre
    Santa Fe Opera, Santa Fe, New Mexico

Experience-Symphonies

  • Rochester Philharmonic, Rochester, New York
    Cleveland Women’s Orchestra
    Toledo Symphony Orchestra, Toledo, Ohio
    Lakeside Symphony, Lakeside, Ohio
    Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra (Pops ) under Kunzel
    Lexington Philharmonic, Lexington, Kentucky
    Fort Wayne Philharmonic, Ft. Wayne, Indiana
    West Virginia Symphony, Charleston, West Virginia
    Memphis Symphony Orchestra, Memphis, Tennessee
    Canton Symphony Orchestra, Canton, Ohio
    Madison Symphony Orchestra, Madison, Wisconsin
    North Carolina Symphony, Raleigh, North Carolina
    Starlight Symphonette, Jacksonville, Florida
    Chicago Symphony Orchestra under Hillis and Levine
    Elgin (Illinois) Symphony under Hillis

Experience-Professional Choruses

  • Chicago Symphony Chorus under Solti, Barenboim, Abbado, Giulini, Frühbeck de Burgos, Kubelik, Slatkin, Hillis, Levine, Allers, Green, 1972-1978
    Grant Park Symphony, Chicago, 1973-1979
    Lyric Opera of Chicago, 1978-1979
    Fourth Presbyterian Church, Chicago,1977-1978

Education/Training

  • Indiana University School of Music (post graduate study)
    College-Conservatory of Music (M. Mus. in Voice Performance 1985)
    Goldovsky Opera Workshop Wheeling, WV 1979,1980
    Opera School of Chicago, 1978
    Northwestern University Opera Workshop, 1975-76
    Augustana College, Rock Island, Il. (B. A. in Latin), 1965-69

Artist Intern- and Apprenticeships

  • Michigan Opera Theatre, 1981; Des Moines Metro Opera, 1979; Santa Fe Opera, 1975

Teachers

  • Voice-Gary Kendall, Berton Coffin, Patricia Berlin, John Alexander, Elsa Charlston, Anna Boynton, Margaret Sherman, Ruth Holmén
    Acting-H. Wesley Balk, Italo Tajo, Boris Goldovsky, Robert Gay, Richard Crittenden
    Coaches-Louise Houghton, John di Costanzo, Kenneth Griffiths, Frederick Schauwecker, Richard Boldrey

Honors and Awards

  • Associate Instructorship, Indiana University School of Music, 1988-90
    University Graduate Scholarship, University of Cincinnati, 1980-81, 83-84
    Scholarship, Goldovsky Opera Workshop, 1979, 1980

Employed

  • Associate Prof. of Music, Department of Music, University of Toledo, Toledo, Ohio 43606-3390

Professional Affiliations

  • AGMA (on honorable withdrawal), AEA (on temporary withdrawal), NATS, NOA, AAUP

Artists' Representation

  • Richard Realmuto Artists' Management; e-mail: rrArtists@worldnet.att.net
Last Updated: 6/26/15