Jan 25, 2018
By Andy Johnson
One of Canada’s great great international opera stars has been given one Canada’s highest civilian honours.
Baritone Russell Braun ws formally installed as a member of the Order of Canada Wednesday in Ottawa. Braun is a much-sought after soloist who performs regularly at the Metropolitan Opera, the Salzburg Festival, the Lyric Opera of Chicago, l’Opéra de Paris, the San Diego Opera, the San Francisco Opera and the Canadian Opera Company in Toronto. He is a graduate of the Faculty of Music at the University of Toronto
The appointment recognizes outstanding achievement, dedication to the community and service to the nation.