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 Clay Thompson

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BASS

Praised by Opera News for his “mahogany-timbred” voice and "imposing presence," American Bass Wm. Clay Thompson is gaining recognition in major festivals, opera houses, and competitions, both nationally and internationally.  

SEASON HIGHLIGHTS

Wm. Clay's upcoming season includes exciting debuts with The Metropolitan Opera and Arizona Opera among other engagements.

21/22

December/2020

The Metropolitan Opera

CINDERELLA

Master of Ceremonies (cover)

CARMEN

Zuniga

Arizona Opera

January/2021

The Metropolitan Opera

HAMLET

Octet Singer

May-June/2022

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RYAN OPERA CENTER at LYRIC OPERA OF CHICAGO

Ensemble 2022-2023

Clay joins the 2022-2023 ensemble of the Lyric Opera of Chicago's Ryan Opera Center. During Lyric Opera's mainstage season, Ryan Opera Center members perform and understudy a significant number of principal and supporting roles.

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"Mahogany-timbred bass Wm. Clay Thompson was an imposing presence as the oafish, lying Poacher."

The Cunning Little Vixen 

The Glimmerglass Festival

OPERA NEWS

"Ideally cast as Father Palmer, Wm. Clay Thompson delivers a Christmas mass in Latin for soldiers from all three camps."

Silent Night

The Glimmerglass Festival

OPERATOONITY