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RON ALFONSE LOYD is praised for his thoughtful portrayals and versatility on operatic, concert, and musical theatre stages across the US.
Recent performances for the baritone include his Carnegie Hall debut as KUNZ GILGENSTOCK in Richard Strauss’ Feuersnot with the American Symphony Orchestra under the baton of Leon Botstein as well as a house debut at Winter Opera St. Louis as FORD in Verdi’s Falstaff. A house favorite at Opera Southwest, the baritone returned to New Mexico for his role debut of LEPORELLO in Don Giovanni and to Amarillo, Texas as baritone soloist in Beethoven’s NINTH SYMPHONY with the West Texas A&M Symphony and Chorus.
Upcoming, Mr. Loyd returns to Tulsa, OK to reprise his critically acclaimed role of SWEENEY TODD with LOOK Musical Theatre in a production that was previously voted as Tulsa’s “Best Night of Theatre” in 2007 by The Tulsa World. The baritone then debuts as guest soloist with the Missouri Symphony in their Hot Summer Nights Music Festival under the baton of Kirk Trevor, joins the Victor Herbert Foundation in NYC as FATHER PERALTA for a concert reading of Victor Herbert’s rarely heard grand opera Natoma under the baton of Gerald Steichen, and performs with the Helena Symphony under the baton of Allan R. Scott in Aaron Copland’s Old American Songs and Kile Smith’s Psalm 46. Looking to 2015, Ron performs the baritone solos in Beethoven’s NINTH SYMPHONY with the Ridgefield Symphony under the baton of Gerald Steichen.
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