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About the artist

HGO Studio alumnus Chad Shelton appears regularly at HGO, including as the Chaplain in Dialogues of the Carmelites (2022); the Witch of Endor in Saul (2019); Patrick Kelly as well as a variety of other roles in The Phoenix (2019); Pollione in Norma and Aegisth in Elektra (both in 2018); Mao Tse-tung in Nixon in China (2017); Cavaradossi in Tosca (2015–16); Charles II in the world premiere of Carlisle Floyd’s Prince of Players (2016); Froh in Das Rheingold and Fredrik Egerman in A Little Night Music (2014); and Alfredo in La traviata (2012), among many others. During the 2022-23 season he also sings Bob Boles in Peter Grimes at the Metropolitan Opera and returns to the company for its production of Norma. Recent performances include a return to the Grand Théâtre de Genève for Sir Edgar Aubry in Der Vampyr; Don José in Carmen with Austin Opera; his Metropolitan Opera debut and returns as Roderigo in Otello, Loud Stone in Aucoin’s Eurydice, and the Third Player in Dean’s Hamlet; Erik in The Flying Dutchman with Boston Lyric Opera; the title role in Idomeneo with Opéra national de Lorraine, Théâtre de Caen, and the Grand Théâtre de Luxembourg; Giasone in Medea, Don José in Carmen, and Guido Bard in Eine florentinische Trogödie, also with Opéra national de Lorraine.

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