First seen with Opera Lafayette in Le Déserteur, Eugene Galvin returns to Opera Lafayette to turn a Bartolo “hat trick,” having already performed the Mozart and Rossini versions of the character. Praised in Opera News for his “rich voice and superb musicianship,” he has sung with the Washington National, Wolf Trap, Cincinnati, and Sarasota Operas, Opera New England, Opera Theater of Northern Virginia, and Summer Opera Theater and New York Grand Opera. His roles, totaling over 50, range from Basilio and Alidoro to Gremin and Emile DeBecque. He created two roles in Wolf Trap’s acclaimed world premiere of Musto’s Volpone and has appeared with artists as varied as Victor Borge, Ute Lemper and Patti Lupone. On the concert stage, Mr. Galvin has appeared with the National Symphony, Arlington Symphony and Williamsburg Symphonia and as bass soloist in the Kennedy Center’s Messiah Sing-Along. Mr. Galvin has sung and directed his own translations of Donizetti’s Rita and Viardot’s Cendrillon, and directed productions for Opera Theater of Northern Virginia, Bel Cantanti Opera, and Catholic University. He holds a D.M.A. in Opera Performance from the University of Maryland; he teaches voice and stage movement at The Catholic University of America and voice at George Washington University.