Welcome to Hyperion Records, an independent British classical label devoted to presenting high-quality recordings of music of all styles and from all periods from the twelfth century to the twenty-first.
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Described as ‘a pillar of the company’ by former director Placido Domingo, Mr Shaffran has amassed over 50 roles in over 300 performances with Washington National Opera, and enjoys an active stage presence regionally. He has several world premiere productions to his credit, including creating the role of the Principal in the acclaimed Greg Spears opera Paul’s Case (a New Yorker Top-10 production of 2015 at the Prototype Festival), and the title role of Bernie Madoff in Luna Pearl Wolff’s The Pillar in 2016.
Mr Shaffran is a regular local presence as a National Anthem singer, and is a frequent performer with the Washington Nationals. He lives in Annandale, Virginia with his wife Mary, a lyric soprano with whom he performs in charity events and recitals. He is honoured to participate in this project as part of his continuing collaboration with Choralis and Bob Chilcott.