Anglo-Scottish baritone Thomas Humphreys began singing as a chorister at Christ Church Cathedral, Oxford and studied at the Royal Academy of Music.
In opera, he has sung the title role in Don Giovanni for the Opera Holland Park Young Artist Programme, as well as returning for their 2018 season to sing the roles of L’araldo Maggiore (Isabeau) and The Wigmaker (Ariadne auf Naxos). He made his debut with Glyndebourne Touring Opera as Servo di Flora (La Traviata), as well as covering the role of The Captain (Eugene Onegin) for Glyndebourne Festival Opera. He has been critically acclaimed for his performance of Jake Wallace (La Fanciulla del West) for Grange Park Opera. He has also sung and understudied roles for Opera Holland Park, English Touring Opera, the Merry Opera Company, and the King’s Head Theatre, recently singing Le Grand Pretre de Dagon (Samson et Dalila) for the Grimeborn Festival.
Thomas regularly performs with the conductors Hilary Davan Wetton, Jonathan Willcocks, Katherine Dienes-Williams and Calum Fraser at venues such as Cadogan Hall, St. John’s Smith Square, St. Martin-in-the-fields, Canterbury, Winchester and Guildford Cathedrals in a wide range of repertoire, including Messiah (Handel), Elijah (Mendelssohn), St. John Passion (Bach), Christmas Oratorio (Bach), Ein deutches Requiem (Brahms), Requiem (Mozart), Requiem (Faure), The Creation (Haydn), Nelson Mass (Haydn), Five Mystical Songs (Vaughan Williams) among others.
Future plans include performances of Brahms’ Ein deutsches Requiem at the Barbican in London, the role of Sir Thomas Bertram in Jonathan Dove’s Mansfield Park with Opera South, Schubert’s Winterreise with his wife Raya Kostova at South Hill Park, Bracknell, as well as making his debut with the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra at Cadogan Hall singing the baritone solos in Mozart’s Mass in C Minor with the City of London Choir.