Aaron Theno has recently been seen as Le Commissaire in the Philip Glass opera Orphée as a Young American Artist with Glimmerglass opera. His portrayal of Collatinus for Portland Opera’s The Rape of Lucretia met with critical acclaim. Mr. Theno was also seen on the Portland main-stage as Masetto in their 2006 production of Don Giovanni. As a member of the Portland Opera Studio he also performed as Angelotti in Tosca, and Il Medico in Macbeth. He has also been seen in the title role in Le nozze di Figaro, Colline in La Bohème, Leporello in Don Giovanni, and Superintedant Budd in Albert Herring. As a concert artist, Mr. Theno has sung with the New Jersey Philharmonic as a soloist in Messiah and has been engaged with the Bravo Vancouver Symphony. He has also received awards from noted competitions including The Lotte Lenya Competition for Singers, and Théatre Lyrichoregra’s International Czech Vocal Competition. He received his B.M. in voice performance from The University of Michigan where he studied with George Shirley, and his M.M. in voice performance from The Manhattan School of Music where he studied with Spiro Malas.