2011 Guest Artists


Michael Todd Simpson baritone

Gastonia, North Carolina
Escamillo - Carmen
Glimmerglass Debut: Lt. Henry Lukash/Psychiatrist/Doctor (cover) in The Good Soldier Schweik, 2003

Past: 2005 Glimmerglass Young Artist; Tooley in The Mines of Sulphur, Happy in The Girl of the Golden West and The Pirate King in The Pirates of Penzance, Glimmerglass Opera; Morales in Carmen, Metropolitan Opera; the title role in Don Giovanni, Fort Worth Opera; Count Almaviva in The Marriage of Figaro, Pittsburgh Opera and The Dallas Opera; Marcello in La bohème, Seattle Opera; Zurga in The Pearl Fishers, Cleveland Opera; Escamillo in Carmen, Opera Australia, National Chiang Kai-Shek Cultural Center in Taipei and China National Center for the Performing Arts. Future: Escamillo in Carmen, Seattle Opera; Streshnev in Khovanshchina, Metropolitan Opera.