Thomas Rolf Truhitte
About this Artist
THOMAS TRUHITTE's (Melot) career highlights have included the title role in Parsifal with Geneva Opera; Siegmund in Die Walküre with Brazil's Manaus Festival; Bacchus in Ariadne auf Naxos with L'Opéra de Monte Carlo; Don José in Carmen with Seattle Opera, Dayton Opera, Nashville Opera, Opera San Jose, Longview Opera, and Sacramento Opera; the title role in Lohengrin with Italy's Spoleto Festival; Max in Der Freischütz with Opéra-Théâtre de Metz; Erik in Der fliegende Holländer with Minnesota Opera; Froh in Das Rheingold with Seattle Opera and the Canadian Opera Company; his Heldentenor debut as Siegmund in Die Walküre with Virginia Opera (opposite Jeannine Altmeyer); a return to Virginia Opera as Tristan in Tristan and Isolde and as Florestan in Fidelio; Pinkerton in Madama Butterfly with Virginia Opera and North Bay Opera; and Edgardo in Lucia di Lammermoor, Lensky in Eugene Onegin, Don Ottavio in Don Giovanni, Tamino in Die Zauberflöte, Tom Rakewell in The Rake's Progress, Curley in Of Mice and Men, Rodolfo in La bohème, and Danilo in Die lustige Witwe with Opera San Jose. Concert highlights include the Vilar Opera Gala in honor of Gian Carlo Menotti (with Mirella Freni and Nicolai Ghiaurov), Das Lied von der Erde with the Virginia Symphony, and these performances in Tristan and Isolde with the Los Angeles Philharmonic. Truhitte was recently chosen as a winner of the Loren L. Zachary National Competition & European Tour Grant Award.