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Hire bass-baritone ThomasThomas, bass-baritone, graduated from the Guildhall School of Music and Drama, where he won the English Song Prize. Since graduation with distinction in 2009 he has performed the title role in many productions including Rossini’s Il Signor Bruschino for British Youth Opera and Marcello and Schaunard in OperaUpClose’s Olivier Award-winning La Boheme at the Soho Theatre.

Previously a choral scholar at New College, Oxford, bass-baritone Thomas has continued a successful performing career as Dulcamara L’Elisir d’amore, Alidoro La Cenerentola, CIA director Manifest Destiny 2011 both for OperaUpClose, Marullo Rigoletto (Bury Court Opera), Lesbo Agrippina (Barber Opera), Frank Die Fledermaus (Bloomsbury Opera), Morales Carmen (Kentish Opera), Mr Slender/Bardolph in Salieri’sFalstaff and Erimante in Cavalli’s Erismena both for New Chamber Opera, and Benoit/Alcindoro La Boheme for British Youth Opera once again. Other past roles include Belcore, Onegin, Count Almaviva and Mozart’s Figaro; other operatic work includes chorus for ENO, Garsington and Grange Park Opera.

Audio Sample
      Messiah excerpts



Hire bass-baritone Thomas

Thomas, bass-baritone for hireHighlights of his concert work include The Messiah with the Cyprus Symphony Orchestra in Nicosia, the song project Lads in their hundreds directed by Iain Burnside at Kings Place and on BBC Radio 3, in which his contribution was singled out by Opera Now magazine as ‘a tour de force’, and Ives’ General William Booth enters the Kingdom of Heaven with Sir Andrew Davis and the BBCSO at the Barbican Hall. Other bass-baritone oratorio repertoire recently performed includes Bach’s St John Passion, Cantata 140 Wachet Auf and B minor Mass, Rossini’s Petite Messe Solonelle, and Haydn’s Nelson Mass. He has also sung with the Mark Morris Dance Company on their 2009 UK tour performing Schubert lieder at venues including Sadler’s Wells, Cardiff’s Millenium Centre and Snape Maltings.

“Thomas… turned comedy caddishness into astonishing music” – The Times

“Thomas is vocal gold…” – The Lady

“Thomas…  put his rich baritone and pantomime skills to excellent use as Dulcamara” – Notes from Xanadu

Sample Repertoire…

Opera Hits for Solo Performance
Votre Toast (Toreador song from Carmen)
Largo al factotum (The barber of Seville)
Non piu andrai (The Marriage of Figaro)
Fin ch’an dal vino (‘champagne song’ from Don Giovanni)
Deh vieni alla finestra (serenade from Don Giovanni)

Musical Theatre and popular song
Some enchanted evening (South Pacific)
Stars (Les Miserables)
The impossible dream (Man of La Mancha)
If ever I would leave you (Camelot)
On the street where you live (My Fair Lady)
My way (Sinatra)
You’re just to good to be true (Andy Williams)
La mer (Charles Trenet)
She (Aznavour)

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Operatic solo repertoire with pianist
Ave Maria – Schubert
O du mein holder Abendstern (Tannhäuser, Wagner)
Bella siccome un angelo (Don Pasquale, Donizetti)
Come paride vezzoso (L’elisir d’amore, Donizetti)
Kagda by zhizn damashnim krugom (Eugene Onegin, Tchaikovsky)
Sleza drozhit
Nyet, tolka tot kto znal
Se vuol ballare (Mozart)
Aprite un po quegl’occhi (Mozart)
Hai gia vinta la causa (Le nozze di Figaro, Mozart)
Madamina, il catalogo e questo (Don Giovanni, Mozart)
Avant de quitter ces lieux (Faust, Gounod )
How willing my paternal love (Samson, Handel)
The trumpet shall sound (Handel)
Why do the nations (Handel)
The people that walked in darkness (Messiah, Handel)
O ruddier then the cherry (Acis and Galatea, Handel)
Arias from Die Jahreszeiten (Haydn)
Songs and Dances of death (Mussorgsky)
Songs of travel (Vaughan-Williams)
Silent Noon (Vaughan-Williams)
Hearts Haven (Vaughan-Williams)
Linden lea (Vaughan-Williams)
Five Mystical Songs (Vaughan-Williams)
A Shropshire Lad (Butterworth)
Songs of the fleet (Stanford)
Evening hymn (Purcell)
Pie Jesu (Hamilton)