Thomas Kinch

Tenor

Thomas Kinch is a graduate of the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland. He is an alumus of the Merola Opera Program at San Francisco Opera and a  former Associate Artist at Welsh National Opera. He is rapidly establishing himself as an exciting young performer.

He has participated in the Emerging Artists Programme at the Institute for Young Dramatic Voices, in Reno, where he has been mentored by Dolora Zajick and worked with coaches, directors, and teachers from the Metropolitan Opera, La Scala, and Deutsche Oper Berlin.

In the current season he performs Lininio in Spontini’s La Vestale with Teatro Grattacielo at the Gerald Lynch Theater in New York, with further details to come regarding the 2024 season.

As a New Generation Artist for Iford Arts he performed Canio Pagliacci and Turiddu Cavalleira Rusitcana, alongside Susan Bullock as Santuzza. He also performed Turiddu in a new translation of Cavalleria Rusticana (A Paisley Kiss) for Paisley Opera and Pinkerton Madama Butterfly for Opera Bohemia at the Perth Festival of the Arts.

Among his other operatic performances are Turiddu in Cavallaria Rusticana (Sri Lanka Opera, Edinburgh Grand Opera, North Wales Opera); Pinkerton Madama Butterfly (OperaUpClose on tour); Alfredo La traviata and Nadir in Les pêcheurs de perles (Opera Bohemia); Cavaradossi Tosca (North Wales Opera); and for Welsh National Opera First Armed Man The Magic Flute and Vitek (cover) The Makropulos Affair.

During his time at Royal Conservatoire of Scotland Thomas performed Father Grenville Dead Man Walking, Gherardo Gianni Schicchi, Sam Kaplan Street Scene and Satyavān Sāvitri. Oratorio and concert appearances include Vaughan Williams Serenade to Music, and Verdi Requiem ‘Ingemisco’ for International Holocaust Memorial Day. He also performed a recital of opera arias for Dorset Opera.

Thomas Kinch is represented by Steven Swales Artist Mangement for General Management

Reviews

Turiddu / Cavalleria Rusticana / Iford Arts / 2021
“Thomas Kinch… gave a performance that defied his years… The raw emotion and power of the singing between Susan Bullock and Thomas Kinch in this very up close and personal performance knocked spots off many a chocolate box production.”
(Art Scene in Wales)


Canio / Pagliacci / Iford Arts / 2021
“Thomas Kinch sang a quite remarkable Canio with emotion and strength to knock you out of your seat.”
(Opera Scene)


 Pinkerton / Madama Butterfly / Opera Bohemia / 2021
“Thomas Kinch’s powerful top notes somewhat stole the first half.”
(View from the Cheap Seats)

 

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