Events

Upcoming Performances

2018
June 1, 2018

La Traviata

Ron makes his company debut as GERMONT in three performances of Verdi’s La Traviata with St. Petersburg Opera in St. Petersburg, Florida | Event Details | St. Petersburg Opera The Palladium..READ MORE

February 23, 2018

Sweeney Todd

Ron once agains sharpens his razors for one of his favorite roles, SWEENEY TODD, for Baltimore Concert Opera in February 2018. Previous performances of his Demon Barber have earned the..READ MORE

2017
November 18, 2017

A Thousand Splendid Suns

In collaboration with composer Sheila Silver and librettist Stephen Kitsakos, Ron continues to develop the role of RASHEED in A Thousand Splendid Suns, a new opera in progress based on Khaled Hosseini’s New York Times best selling novel...READ MORE

October 29, 2017

First Coast Opera

Ron joins First Coast Opera in St. Augustine, Florida, for Opera’s Most Haunting Melodies, a concert of ghostly encounters and the beautiful tunes that haunt us. | Event Details | First Coast..READ MORE

Recent Performances

2017
May 6, 2017

La Bohème with Helena Symphony

Role:  Marcello Ron returns to Helena, Montana to perform the role of Marcello in a concert presentation of Puccini’s La Bohème with the Helena Symphony. May 6, 2017 7:30pm Helena Symphony Orchestra and Chorale Helena Civic Center Helena, Montana Conductor:  Allan R. Scott  ..Read more

February 23, 2017

Prince of Players (NY premiere)

Role:  Thomas Betterton Ron joins the little OPERA theatre of NY (LOTNY) as Thomas Betterton in the NY stage premiere of Carlisle Floyd’s newest opera Prince of Players.  Having received its world premiere at Houston Grand Opera in March 2016, this will be the NY stage premiere. Based upon A Compleat Female Stage Beauty by Jeffrey Hatcher and popularized by the […]..Read more

2016
December 8, 2016

Holiday Joy with Mid Atlantic Symphony

Role:  Soloist After a successful debut at The Freeman Stage this summer, Ron looks forward to once again performing the Mid Atlantic Symphony and soprano Colleen Daly for the orchestra’s annual Holiday Joy concerts this Christmas season. Mid-Atlantic Symphony Orchestra Conductor: Julien Benichou Venues:  December 8, 2016  7:00pm Avalon Theater, 40 East Dover St., Easton, MD  Directions December […]..Read more

November 5, 2016

A Child of Our Time with Cambridge Symphony

Role:  Baritone Soloist Ron will debut with the Cambridge Symphony Orchestra as baritone soloist in Sir Michael Tippett’s poignant oratorio, A Child of Our Time.   Ron joins soprano soloist Indra Thomas, who is Grammy nominated for her performance of this piece with the London Symphony Orchestra under Sir Colin Davis Inspired by the events of Kristallnacht, Tippett’s oratorio […]..Read more

October 7, 2016

Macbeth

Role:  Macbeth Ron makes his title role debut in Verdi’s Macbeth with New Hampshire’s Raylynmor Opera. Shakespeare’s infamous power couple is set against a backdrop of ruthless American political ambition. Presented with a new English libretto, Macbeth will be presented in an intimate setting where the audience follows the action around the space, even becoming enveloped as […]..Read more

June 17, 2016

Starry Night Opera with Mid-Atlantic Symphony

Role:  Soloist Ron debuts with the Mid Atlantic Symphony Orchestra and Opera Delaware as they present a concert of operatic and musical theatre favorites under the stars at The Freeman Stage at Bayside. Friday, June 17, 2016, 7:00PM Mid-Atlantic Symphony Orchestra The Freeman Stage 31750 Lake View Drive Selbyville, DE 19975   Conductor: Julien Benichou..Read more

June 11, 2016

Beethoven 9 with Missouri Symphony

Role:  Baritone Soloist Ron looks forward to returning the Missouri Symphony Orchestra this summer as baritone soloist in Beethoven’s Ninth Symphony as part of their 2016 Hot Summer Nights festival Masterworks:  Grand Opera Matinee Missouri Symphony Society Missouri Theatre Saturday, June 11, 2016 7:30 pm Conductor:  Kirk Trevor  ..Read more

June 2, 2016

FLOYDIANA

Role:  Soloist Ron joins the little OPERA theatre of NY (LOTNY) for FLOYDIANA, a pop up concert celebrating the music of Carlisle Floyd, as part of the New York Opera Festival.  Ron will be featured in selections from Floyd’s opera Willie Stark. Thursday, June 2, 2016 at 8:00 pm the little OPERA theatre of NY New York […]..Read more

May 14, 2016

New Music Horizons

Role:  Soloist Ron performs original works of David Shenton with the composer at the piano when he joins New Music Horizons for their Collaborative Artist in Concert Series in venues across New York City. The concert series provides listeners the unique experience of meeting a living composer while artists have the opportunity to guide the listener through their music, demystifying the listening experience and […]..Read more

January 28, 2016

Cabalettas and Cabernets at BCO

Role: Soloist Ron joins Baltimore Concert Opera as they launch a new performance series this season, Thirsty Thursdays at the Opera. Top-flight professional opera singers will perform operatic highlights paired with energetic and informative commentary and fun facts about themselves, and each performance will feature beer, wine or whiskey tastings interspersed throughout the evening specially […]..Read more

January 14, 2016

A Thousand Splendid Suns

Role:  Rasheed In collaboration with composer Sheila Silver and librettist Stephen Kitsakos, Ron continues to develop the role of Rasheed in A Thousand Splendid Suns, a new opera in progress based on Khaled Hosseini’s New York Times best selling novel. In a society where women are worse than second class citizens, A Thousand Splendid Suns tells the story of two oppressed women, one […]..Read more

2015
December 11, 2015

One Christmas Long Ago

Role:  Old Man Ron is delighted to welcome the Christmas season with a concert reading of One Christmas Long Ago, music and lyrics by William Mayer and presented by Ardea Arts in honor of the composer’s 90th birthday celebration. Based on the short story Why the Bells Rang by Raymond Alden, One Christmas Long Ago tells the story of two small boys […]..Read more

October 23, 2015

Pagliacci

Role:  Tonio Ron returns to Mobile Opera to sing the role of Tonio in Leoncavallo’s opera Pagliacci. Mobile Opera The Temple Downtown Mobile, Alabama Friday, October 23, 2015 8:00pm Sunday, October 25, 2015 2:30pm UPDATE:  Listen to a live clip from Tonio’s opening aria..Read more

May 16, 2015

Beethoven 9 with Ridgefield Symphony

Role:  Baritone Soloist Ron will debut with the Ridgefield Symphony as baritone soloist in Beethoven’s Symphony No. 9 in D Minor as part of the Symphony’s 50th anniversary celebration. May 16, 2015 Ridgefield Symphony Orchestra Conductor:  Gerald Steichen..Read more

February 11, 2015

BOUNCE: A B-ball Opera (Reading)

Role:  Coach Ellis Ron will participate in the first reading of BOUNCE: The Basketball Opera! BOUNCE is a dramatic mix of live music, theatre and basketball with script by award-winning American author, Charles R. Smith, Jr. set to music by the prominent and versatile American composer, Daniel Bernard Roumain. Ardea Arts Performed at The Green […]..Read more

January 4, 2015

The Wing Wherewith (Reading)

Role:  Donald Ron will sing the role of Donald in the first reading of excerpts from The Wing Wherewith, a new work by composer Julian Grant and Pulitzer prize winning librettist Mark Campbell. Based on the legendary case of Burke and Hare, the opera follows the driven Dr. Robert Knox, a distinguished surgeon at the Royal Academy […]..Read more

2014
October 18, 2014

Helena Symphony

Role:  Baritone Soloist Ron will debut with the Helena Symphony as baritone soloist in works including Aaron Copland’s Old American Songs and American composer Kile Smith‘s Psalm 46 for baritone and chorus.  The concert titled “The Sacred & The Seductive” is part of Helena Symphony’s 60th Anniversary season. October 18, 2014, 7:30pm Helena Symphony Orchestra and Chorale Helena Civic […]..Read more

July 13, 2014

Natoma by Victor Herbert

Role:  Father Peralta Ron will sing the role of Father Peralta in a orchestra reading of Victor Herbert’s opera Natoma sponsored by the Victor Herbert Foundation. Considered one of the first full scale American Operas, Natoma premiered in Philadelphia at the Metropolitan Opera House on February 25, 1911.  Set in Santa Barbara, California in the “Spanish days” of […]..Read more

July 6, 2014

Missouri Symphony

Role:  Baritone Soloist Ron made his debut with the Missouri Symphony Society this summer as part of the Symphony’s 2014 Hot Summer Nights festival Masterworks:  Grand Opera Matinee Missouri Symphony Society Missouri Theatre Sunday, July 6 3:00 pm Conductor:  Kirk Trevor Also featuring: Teresa Eickel, soprano Heather Hill, soprano Cherry Duke, mezzo soprano Clay Hilley, tenor Click […]..Read more

June 21, 2014

Sweeney Todd

Role:  Sweeney Todd UPDATE: The reviews are in!  Look what The Tulsa World had to say about my performance! Loyd, who portrayed Sweeney in the 2007 production, is superb here. His performance is somewhat more muted because of the intimacy of the setting — he doesn’t need to do much to convey Sweeney’s fury and […]..Read more

June 18, 2014

The Gondoliers

Role:  The Duke of Plaza Toro Ron reprises his role of The Duke of Plaza Toro in a limited run of Gilbert and Sullivan’s The Gondoliers with LOOK Musical Theatre in Tulsa, OK. LOOK Musical Theatre at TCC VanTrease PACE Studio Theatre Tulsa, OK June 18 – June 28..Read more

February 28, 2014

Beethoven’s Ninth Symphony

Role:  Baritone Soloist Ron will return to his alma mater to perform the baritone solos in Beethoven’s Symphony No. 9 in D Minor for the West Texas A&M School of Music’s annual Showcase of Music.  An annual event, the Showcase highlights the School’s talented students and faculty and, in addition to being a strong recruitment tool, is a highlight of the […]..Read more

February 7, 2014

Falstaff

Role:  Ford Ron will sing the role of Ford in Verdi’s opera Falstaff with Winter Opera St. Louis in St. Louis, Missouri Winter Opera Saint Louis Skip Viragh Center for the Arts at Chaminade St. Louis, Missouri Friday, February 7 8:00pm Sunday, February 9 3:00pm Conductor:  Steven Jarvi Director: Dean Anthony..Read more

2013
November 27, 2013

Ron featured in The Sondheim Review

Ron Loyd has built a career on “and” not “or” I am thrilled to announce that I am the recent subject of a feature article in The Sondheim Review, the quarterly magazine dedicated to the work of the musical theatre and Broadway’s foremost composer and lyricist, Stephen Sondheim. In the article “Ron Loyd has built a […]..Read more

February 26, 2013

Pagliacci

Role:  Tonio Ron will sing the role of Tonio in Leoncavallo’s opera Pagliacci with New Jersey Association of Verismo Opera New Jersey Association of Verismo Opera Bergen Performing Arts Center Englewood, NJ Sunday, April 21 3:00 PM Conductor:  Anthony Morss Director:  Evelyn LaQuaif..Read more

February 26, 2013

The Reformed Drunkard

Role:  Lucas Ron will sing the role of Lucas in Christoph Gluck’s rarely performed opera The Reformed Drunkard at off-Broadway’s 59E59 Theaters’ Theater B, produced by the little OPERA theatre of NY the little OPERA theatre of NY 59E59 Theaters New York, NY Green Cast Sunday, March 17 3:00pm Tuesday, March 19 7:00pm Thursday, March 21 7:00pm Friday, March […]..Read more

February 25, 2013

Don Giovanni

Role:  Leporello Ron will sing his role debut of Leporello in Mozart’s opera Don Giovanni with Opera Southwest in Albuquerque, NM Opera Southwest National Hispanic Cultural Center Albuquerque, NM Sunday, October 20 2:00pm Wednesday, October 23 7:30pm Friday, October 25 7:30pm Sunday, October 27 2pm Conductor:  Anthony Barrese Director:  David Bartholomew  ..Read more

2012
November 25, 2012

Tosca

Role:  Scarpia Ron will sing the role of Baron Scarpia in Giacomo Puccini’s Tosca in a concert with Baltimore Concert Opera in Baltimore, MD Baltimore Concert Opera The Engineer’s Club Baltimore, MD November 30 7:30pm December 02 3:00pm Conductor:  Michael Borowitz..Read more

November 25, 2012

Frankentata

Role:  Robert Walton Ron sang the role of Robert Walton in a concert reading of composer Edmund Cionek‘s new piece Frankentata based on the writings of Mary Shelley Liederkranz Club New York, New York November 14 7:00pm Gerald Steichen, conductor and pianist..Read more

November 25, 2012

Rigoletto

Role:  Rigoletto Ron portrayed Rigoletto in Giuseppe Verdi’s Rigoletto with Salt Marsh Opera in Connecticut and Rhode Island Salt Marsh Opera George Kent Performance Hall Westerly, Rhode Island September 28 7:00pm September 30 3:00pm The Katherine Hepburn Cultural Arts Center Old Saybrook, Connecticut October 5 7:00pm October 7 3:00pm Simon Holt, Conductor Nathaniel Merchant, Director […]..Read more

November 25, 2012

Gypsy

Role:  Herbie Ron portrayed Herbie in Jule Styne’s Gypsy with lyrics by Stephen Sondheim with LOOK Musical Theatre in Tulsa, OK. LOOK Musical Theatre Tulsa Performing Arts Center Williams & Norman Theatre Tulsa, OK June 15 – July 8 Andy Anderson, conductor Eric Gibson, Director Want to know how it went?  Read the reviews here..Read more

November 25, 2012

Avenue Q

Role:  Brian Ron portrayed Brian in Robert Lopez’s and Jeff Marx’s Avenue Q with LOOK Musical Theatre in Tulsa, OK. LOOK Musical Theatre Tulsa Performing Arts Center Williams & Norman Theatre Tulsa, OK June 15 – July 8 Andy Anderson, conductor Eric Gibson, Director..Read more

November 25, 2012

A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum

Role:  Pseudolus Ron portrayed Pseudolus in Stephen Sondheim’s A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum with LOOK Musical Theatre in Tulsa, OK. LOOK Musical Theatre Tulsa Performing Arts Center Williams & Norman Theatre Tulsa, OK June 15 – July 8 Andy Anderson, conductor Eric Gibson, Director Want to know how it went?  […]..Read more

November 25, 2012

The Wandering Scholar

Role:  Louis Ron made his off-Broadway debut as Louis in Gustav Holst’s the Wandering Scholar with the little OPERA THEATRE of NY 59E59 Theaters New York, New York May 11 8:00pm May 12 2:00pm and 8:00pm May 13 3:00pm Richard Cordova, conductor Philip Shneidman, director Check out the reviews from The Parterre Box..Read more

2011
October 1, 2011

…and beyond

Wow! Interested in more history?  Here is a list of performances from my professional solo debut at Amarillo Opera through 2011.  Ah, youth!   Sharpless Madama Butterfly Baltimore Concert Opera 2011 Figaro Le Nozze di Figaro Nevada Opera 2011 Marcello La Bohème Baltimore Concert Opera 2010 Dulcamara L’Elisir d’Amore Salt Marsh Opera 2010 Bunthorne Patience […]..Read more