David Crawford

Since making his debut with the Metropolitan Opera in 2007 as The Warrior Apparition in Macbeth, American bass-baritone David Crawford has taken part in over three hundred performances and covered roles in over two hundred performances with the company. Highlights include performances of Les contes d’Hoffmann, Roméo et Juliette, Manon Lescaut, I puritani, Eugene Onegin, Anna Bolena, Turandot, Madama Butterfly, Un ballo in maschera, Andrea Chénier, Les Troyens, Nabucco, La fanciulla del West, Armida, Ariadne auf Naxos, and Angelotti and the Jailer in Tosca among others. Mr. Crawford recently appeared in concert with the Knoxville Symphony Orchestra, sang Don Basilio in Il barbiere di Siviglia with Boston Lyric Opera, Raimondo in Lucia di Lammermoor with Knoxville Opera, and a returned to the Metropolitan Opera to cover Masetto in Don Giovanni and Angelotti in Tosca. Additional career highlights include previous appearances with The Atlanta Opera as Zuniga in Carmen and the Duke in Roméo et Juliette, Betto in Gianni Schicchi with the Seiji Ozawa Music Academy Opera in Japan, Banquo in Macbeth, William Jennings Bryan in The Ballad of Baby Doe with Chautauqua Opera, Caspar in Der Freischütz with Des Moines Metro Opera, the King in Transformations with Wexford Festival Opera, and Monterone in Rigoletto with Florida Grand Opera.

Debut Production : Romeo and Juliet, 2016