Australian baritone Shaun Brown has performed and studied in England, Germany, France, Italy, and the United States of America, where he completed a Doctor of Musical Arts at the University of North Texas.
A former Opera Queensland Young Artist, Shaun is known to Queensland audiences for his many appearances including roles in Don Giovanni, The Merry Widow, Carmen, Le nozze di Figaro and the Brisbane and touring productions of La Bohème, Il Barbiere di Siviglia and Ruddigore, or The Witch’s Curse! Internationally, Shaun has sung for Opéra de Lyon’s at the New Zealand International Arts Festival, Freiburg Opera, The Atelier du Rhin, and has performed in New York at the Center for Contemporary Opera in operatic works by Jake Heggie. He has performed to critical acclaim as a concert soloist, covering repertoire including Britten’s War Requiem, Bach’s St Matthew Passion, Handel’s Messiah and Mendelssohn’s Elijah. Currently, Shaun is Director of Performance at The University of Queensland, School of Music and is in high demand as an adjudicator for vocal, and choral competitions across Queensland