Tenor Richard Troxell has thrilled audiences in leading roles at opera houses and concert halls around the world, including Los Angeles Opera, Washington Opera, Sydney Opera, Houston Grand Opera, New York City Opera, the Opera Company of Philadelphia, Boston Lyric Opera, L’Opéra Comique in Paris, Monte Carlo, and Toulouse. Mr. Troxell’s star turn as Pinkerton in Frederic Mitterand’s critically acclaimed film Madame Butterfly received high praise from both film and music critics alike following its 1995 Paris and 1996 New York premieres. Recent career highlights include Roméo with the Palm Beach Opera; Des Grieux in Massenet’s Manon with L’Opéra de Montréal; Pinkerton in Madame Butterfly with Opera Australia; Rodolfo in La Bohème with Opera Colorado; Turiddu in Cavalleria Rusticana with Opera Hamilton; the title role in Philip Glass’ Galileo Galilei with Cincinnati Opera and Portland Opera; and Don José in Carmen for his Italian debut at the Teatro Petruzzelli, as well as at the Castleton Festival with Maestro Maazel, and for Opera Australia, in Beijing and at Vancouver Opera. Equally at home on the concert stage, Mr. Troxell has been seen with the San Francisco Symphony, the Philadelphia Orchestra, and the Saint Louis Symphony as Tenor Soloist in Orff’s Carmina Burana. Other concert engagements of note include Handel’s Messiah with the Pittsburgh Symphony, Mahler’s Das Lied von der Erde with the Detroit Symphony, and Mendelsshon’s Walpurgisnacht with the Denver Symphony.  Future engagements include a return to Vancouver as Pinkerton, a return to the Metropolitan Opera for Die Fledermaus and Lulu, and his debut at Opera Saratoga as Pablo Neruda in Daniel Catán’s Il Postino.