Originally from Texas, he has performed in a wide repertoire, from Monteverdi to Schreker, including Mozart, Debussy and Britten, as well as in the field of contemporary opera. He is also a remarkable Verdian and Puccinian performer: Sharpless (Madame Butterfly), Scarpia (Tosca), Michele (Il Tabarro) and the title role of Gianni Schicchi, Renato (Un bal masqué), Conte di Luna (Le Trouvère) , the title roles of Macbeth and Rigoletto, Amonasro (Aida), Germont (La traviata), Iago (Otello) and Posa (Don Carlo). He is the guest of main American and European international opera stages: Metropolitan Opera New York, Washington National Opera, Canadian Opera Company, Opéra national de Paris, Royal Opera House Covent Garden, Liceu de Barcelona (title role of King Roger), Bayerische Staatsoper in Munich, Staatsoper Stuttgart, Theater an der Wien (Dalibor), La Monnaie de Bruxelles, Dutch National Opera, Opera Vlaanderen (Richard III by Battistelli), Teatro Massimo in Palermo (Die Gezeichneten), La Fenice de Venise (Death in Venice), St. Petersburg, Wales National Opera, Israeli Opera, Saito-Kinen Festival (The Queen of Spades), Bregenz Festival (Carmen). His recent performances include the roles of Jack Rance (La Fanciulla del West) at the Zurich Opera, Tonio (Pagliacci) at the Monnaie de Bruxelles, Ruprecht (The Fiery Angel) in Warsaw and at the Aix-en-Provence festival. During the 2018/2019 season, he sang the roles of Barnaba (la Gioconda) and Viktor Frankenstein in the world premiere of the opera by Mark Gray. He also played Scarpia (Tosca) at the San Francisco Opera, M in the creation of M - Eine Stadt sucht einen Mörder at the Komische Oper Berlin, the title role of Rigoletto at the Bregenz Festival 2019 and Baron Prus (The Makropoulos Affair ) in Zurich. At the OnR he was Richard III in the eponymous opera by Giorgio Battistelli in 2009, the Forest Guard in Janacek's La Petite Renarde rusée in 2013, and participated in the opening concert of the 2017/2018 season..
Update May 2020