THEODORE BAERG has enjoyed a critically acclaimed opera and concert career with appearances in North America, Europe, and Asia. He started his career with the renowned Stratford Festival and returned there for the 2006/07 season with a sensational run as Emile de Becque in South Pacific. He has appeared in leading operatic roles across North America from San Diego and San Francisco to Vancouver, Toronto, Montreal, and New York. His concert appearances have included orchestras from Halifax to Vancouver and from the New York Philharmonic to the Dallas Symphony, among many others. His repertoire includes more than 75 operatic/musical theater roles, ranging from Germont in La traviata to the title role in Alban Berg’s Wozzeck and from Eisenstein in Die Fledermaus to Haji in Kismet. His discography includes La Mystique d’Amour, a collection of art songs, and Enchanted Evenings – a CD of musical theater favorites. Baerg was thrilled to be part of the world-premiere performances of Eric Idle and John Du Prez’ Not the Messiah in 2007 and looks forward to many more. He is a professor of voice, opera, and music theater at the University of Western Ontario, where he produces and directs the opera and musical theater program.