Canadian/Korean baritone Clarence Frazer brings his athletic presence and
“silky-smooth baritone” to a wide range of roles. An alumnus of Canadian Opera
Company’s prestigious Ensemble Studio and Calgary Opera’s McPhee Artist
Development Program, Clarence starred as Figaro with Pacific Opera Victoria
and Saskatoon Opera in Il barbiere di Siviglia. Clarence sang Marcello in
Against the Grain Theatre’s acclaimed 2019 production of La bohéme, touring
from Yukon to Toronto.
This season, Clarence joined the cast of Calgary Opera’s The Merry Widow as
Bogdanowitsch,sang Guglielmo in Edmonton Opera’s Cosi fan tutte and sings
Claudio with Opera Kelowna in Béatrice et Bénédict.
In 2023, Clarence debuts as Demetrius with Vancouver Opera in Britten’s A
Midsummer Night’s Dream. Clarence starred as William Cormack in the world
premiere of Shanawdithit, a co-production of Tapestry Opera and Opera on the
Avalon, and portrayed James Isbister in the Canadian Opera Company’s 2017
production of Louis Riel.
On the concert stage, Clarence has performed with pianist Steven Philcox at
Toronto Summer Music Festival, as soloist in Brahms’ Ein Deutsches
Requiem with Hamilton’s Bach-Elgar Choir, Mozart’s Requiem with Grand
Philharmonic Choir, Messiah with Chorus Niagara and Windsor Symphony.
In 2022, Clarence debuts with Vancouver Bach Choir and Winnipeg Symphony
Orchestra in Messiah.
Clarence is featured in several OperaBreaks cinematic videos directed by
François Raçine and produced by Domoney Artists during the pandemic.