Dominic Armstrong is a winner of the 2013 George London Foundation Vocal Competition. Mr. Armstrong begins the 2014-2015 season debuting the roles of Haydn and the Bartender in the world premiere performances of The Classical Style at the Ojai Festival, Cal Performances, and Carnegie Hall, and debuts with both On Site Opera and The Phoenecia International Festival of the Voice in a co-production of Frédéric Chaslin’s new opera Clarimonde. He also makes his debut with Dayton Opera as Tamino in the The Magic Flute and appears with Ash Lawn Opera as Freddy in My Fair Lady. On the concert stage, he appears with the Brooklyn Art Song Society in recital, and sings the Verdi Requiem with the Waterbury Symphony. Future appearances include Arthur Dimmesdale in the world premiere of The Scarlet Letter with Opera Colorado.
Last season, Mr. Armstrong debuted with the New York Philharmonic, in acclaimed performances of Britten’s Spring Symphony, conducted by Music Director Alan Gilbert. The tenor essayed his first performance of Cavaradossi in Tosca with the Northwest Indiana Symphony, and sang the First Jew in Salome with the Philadelphia Orchestra and Opera Philadelphia, conducted by Yannick Nézet-Séguin, as well as the Third Jew in performances of the same opera with the Boston Symphony. Additionally, Mr. Amstrong appeared with both the Symphony in C and Princeton Symphony for Britten’s Serenade; and in recital with Christine Brewer and Craig Rutenberg, under the auspices of the George London Foundation.