Luc in "Boundless," the first episode in the HGOco web opera series Star-Cross'd. Previously: Younger Thompson in Glory Denied (2017), Isaiah in HGOco world premiere After the Storm (2016).
About the Artist:
Mark Thomas is a native Texan. The lyric tenor made his HGO debut as Isaiah in the HGOco world premiere of David Hanlon and Stephanie Fleischmann’s After the Storm, sang Younger Thompson in HGOco’s presentation of Glory Denied earlier this season, and participated in HGO’s workshop of Carlisle Floyd’s Prince of Players. He won the Houston district competition of the Metropolitan Opera National Council Auditions, received a master of music degree in vocal performance from the University of Houston, and sang the roles of Des Grieux in Massenet’s Manon, Ruggero in Puccini’s La rondine, Konstantin Levin in David Carlson’s Anna Karenina, and Roméo in Gounod’s Roméo et Juliette with the Moores Opera Center. He has also performed with Des Moines Metro Opera as an apprentice artist and HGOco’s touring program, Opera to Go! He will return to Des Moines Metro Opera this summer as a 2018 apprentice artist.