Thomas Rolf Truhitte
Career highlights have included the title role in PARSIFAL with Genova Opera; Siegmund in DIE WALKÜRE with Brazil's Manaos Festival; Bacchus in ARIADNE AUF NAXOS with L'Opéra de Monte Carlo; Don José in CARMEN with Seattle Opera, Dayton Opera, Nashville Opera, Opera San Jose, Longview Opera, and Sacramento Opera; the title role in LOHENGRIN with Italy's Spoleto Festival; Max in DER FREISCHÜTZ with Opéra-Théâtre de Metz; Erik in DER FLIEGENDE
"Thomas Rolf Truhitte, who played Tristan, has a fine, firm tenor voice of considerable heft and amplitude; thankfully, he can sing softly, too. It helps that he actually looks the part of a handsome, noble knight"
The Washington Post
HOLLÄNDER with Minnesota Opera; Froh in DAS RHEINGOLD with Seattle Opera and the Canadian Opera Company; the Prince in RUSALKA with the Canadian Opera Company; his Heldentenor debut as Siegmund in DIE WALKÜRE with Virginia Opera (opposite Jeannine Altmeyer); a return to Virginia Opera as Tristan in TRISTAN UND ISOLDE and as Florestan in FIDELIO; Pinkerton in MADAMA BUTTERFLY with Virginia Opera and North Bay Opera; and Edgardo in LUCIA DI LAMMERMOOR, Lensky in EUGENE ONEGIN, Don Ottavio in DON GIOVANNI, Tamino in DIE ZAUBERFLÖTE, Tom Rakewell in THE RAKE'S PROGRESS, Curley in OF MICE AND MEN, Rodolfo in LA BOHÈME, and Danilo in DIE LUSTIGE WITWE with Opera San Jose. Concert highlights have included Melot in TRISTAN UND ISOLDE with the Los Angeles Philharmonic, conducted by Maestro Esa-Pekka Salonen, with performances in Los Angeles at Walt Disney Concert Hall and in New York City at Lincoln Center's Avery Fisher Hall; the VILAR OPERA GALA in honor of Gian Carlo Menotti (with Mirella Freni and Nicolai Ghiaurov); the 2007 MONTREAL OPERA GALA; an OPERA GALA with Sacramento Opera; and DAS LIED VON DER ERDE with the Virginia Symphony. Mr. Truhitte was recently chosen as a winner of the Loren L. Zachary National Competition & European Tour Grant Award.
"In Fernem Land"