Called “one of the most versatile singing artists performing today” (Bachtrack), baritone Will Liverman has quickly gained a reputation for his compelling performances while making significant debuts at opera houses across the world. Liverman is a recipient of a 2019 Richard Tucker Career Grant and Sphinx Medal of Excellence.
Praised by The New York Times as “mellow-voiced and charismatic” and identified as a baritone to watch by Opera News, Will Liverman is quickly gaining a reputation for his compelling performances, while making significant debuts at opera houses across the country. He is the recipient of a 2017 George London Award, as well as a 2017 3Arts Award, given to exceptional Chicago-based artists. Will’s 2017–2018 season included a return to the Seattle Opera and a debut with Kentucky Opera as Figaro in Il barbiere di Siviglia, plus performances with Lyric Opera of Chicago as Tommy McIntire in Fellow Travelers, and Papageno in Die Zauberflöte with Florentine Opera and Central City Opera. Future seasons include anticipated appearances with the Metropolitan Opera, Santa Fe Opera, Opera Philadelphia, and Dallas Opera. An alumnus of the prestigious Ryan Opera Center at Lyric Opera of Chicago, Will holds a Master of Music degree from The Juilliard School and his Bachelor of Music degree from Wheaton College in Illinois.