The Canadian bass-baritone Gordon Bintner joined the ensemble at Oper Frankfurt in the 2016/17 season, during which he sang Chorèbe in a new production of Berlioz' Les Troyens and Cesare Angelotti in Tosca. This season he can be heard as the Graf in Capriccio, Alexandr Petrovič Gorjančikov in Aus einem Totenhaus/From the House of the Dead and Bogdanowitsch in Die lustige Witwe/The Merry Widow - all new productions. He also sings Astolfo in concert performances of Lucrezia Borgia at the Salzburg Festival and returns to the Canadian Opera Company, a company with whom he enjoys a close relationship, later in 2017 for Belcore in L’elisir d’amore. Other recent engagements have included Don Giovanni in Beaune and at the Opéra Montréal, Papageno (Die Zauberflöte) at the Michigan Opera Theatre in Detroit, Almaviva (Le nozze di Figaro) with the Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra under Edo de Waart and Jesus in the St. Matthew Passion with the Montreal Symphony Orchestra under Kent Nagano. Gordon Bintner sang the Herald (Otello) at the Salzburg Easter Festival under Christian Thielemann, Mozart's Figaro at Manitoba Opera in Winnipeg, Junior (Bernstein's A Quiet Place) with the Montreal Symphony Orchestra under Kent Nagano and Lescaut (Manon) in Montréal.