Hercule Poirot in Agatha Christie’s Murder on the Orient Express (2021)
After graduating from The Pacific Conservatory of Performing Arts in California, where he appeared in over 20 shows, Frederic forged a career path as a classical singer for 30 years in opera and oratorio throughout the United States. Along the way he continued to perform as an actor, featuring a long stint as Ubaldo Piangi in The Phantom of the Opera on Broadway, in Toronto, and on the U.S. tour. As an actor, favorite roles performed include Malvolio (Twelfth Night), Tito/Beppo (A Comedy of Tenors by Ken Ludwig), Henry (Mud by Maria I. Fornes) and Ko-Ko (The Mikado). As an educator, he has directed opera productions for Concordia College in Minnesota, NDSU, and for the Fargo/ Moorhead Opera. Following a lifelong avocation in Art and Antiques, he also spent several years working at a fine art auction house in New York City as a cataloger and appraiser.