2019–20 Season: Kōbun Chino Otogawa, The (R)evolution of Steve Jobs
Bass Wei Wu will make his San Francisco Opera debut in the same role he created in the world premiere production of The (R)evolution of Steve Jobs with the Santa Fe Opera, which marked his company debut with them in 2017.
His engagements in the 2018–19 Season include a return to Washington National Opera as the Sacristan in Tosca, Raimondo in Lucia di Lammermoor with Maryland Lyric Opera and a debut with Minnesota Opera as Arnold “Chick” Gandil in the world premiere of Joel Puckett’s The Fix. Additionally, he joins the NCPA Beijing as Il Re in Aida, and appears in concert with the American Symphony Orchestra for Verdi’s Requiem. Next season he makes his debut with Opera Philadelphia and returns to Washington National Opera.
Last season, Wu sang Don Basilio in Il Barbiere di Siviglia with Washington National Opera, appeared in concert with the West Virginia Symphony Orchestra for Verdi’s Requiem and sang the Bonze in Madama Butterfly with The Princeton Festival.
Wu’s performances in the 2016–2017 season included Timur in Turandot with Pittsburgh Opera and Don Basilio with NCPA Beijing. On the concert stage, he joined the Kansas City Symphony and Choral Arts DC for Mozart’s Requiem, and appeared with Washington Concert Opera as Phanuel in Hériodade.