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Bass-Baritone

Donald Thomson

""Donald Thomson’s stentorian bass gives the Landgrave of Thuringia a chilling edge." - The Guardian

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Biography Highlights

 
 

Current and Upcoming Engagements

Fafner/Hunding Das Rheingold with Sydney’s Opera Australia, The King of Egypt Aida at the Staatsoper Hamburg, Ferrando Il Trovatore with Welsh National Opera, and Rocco in Glyndebourne Festival’s production of Fidelio.  

 
 

Other Engagements

Debut with the Teatro San Carlo Napoli as  La Cuisinière L’amour des Trois Oranges*, at the Welsh National Opera / Royal Opera House he took on the role of Dottore Grenvil  La Traviata, Jacquot War and Peace at the Glyndebourne Festival. For Vlaamse Opera he performed Kommissar Weser Les Bienveillantes, Der Goldhändler/ Der Führer Cardillac and as member of  the ensemble at the Grand Theatre Geneve he performed the roles of King of Egypt Aida, De Thoré / Maurevert Les Huguenots, A policeman / a bureaucrat  Voyage vers L’Espoir, Frère Bernard Saint François D’Assise. At the Tiroler Festspiele Erl he was Titurel Parsifal, Landgraf Tannhäuser for Longborough Festival Opera, Colline La bohème at the Edinburgh Grand Opera, and Fafner Das Rheingold with the Saffron Opera Group.

 
 
 

Reviews & Press

 
 

Grand Théâtre de Genève - Verdi - Aida - Il Re

Donald Thomson, Roi d’envergure aux sonorités profondes
 

- José Pons , Olyrix

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la basse ecossaise Donald Thomson apporte a Pharaon son timbre d'une noirceur imposante
 

- Emmanuel Andrieu , Opera Online

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... et Donald Thomson (Roi d’Égypte) campent leurs personnages avec force et sensibilité.
 

- David Verdier , Altamusica

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Opera Vlaanderen - Verdi - Macbeth - Héraut

Citons encore l’excellent baryton-basse Donald Thomson dans le quadruple rôle du Héraut, du Sicaire, de l'Apparition et du Médecin.
 

- Alfred Caron , Avant-Scène Opéra

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