Universally recognized for his irreverent portrayals of the Roasting Swan in Carmina Burana, tenor Christopher Pfund has made the role a pillar of his career, performing it with countless orchestras across North America. In recent seasons he has performed Carmina Burana with the symphony orchestras of Alabama, Des Moines, Cleveland, Colorado, Fort Wayne, Hartford, Houston, Indianapolis, Jacksonville, Nashville, Philadelphia, Pittsburgh, Reading, and San Diego. He repeats the role during the 2014-2015 Season in a return to the Cleveland Orchestra, as well as with the Symphonies of Phoenix, West Michigan, and Thunder Bay (Ontario). He will also create the role of Rev. Eugene Hendrix in a world-premiere concert performance of Gregory Vajda’s opera Georgia Bottoms with the Huntsville Symphony Orchestra.