Craig Colclough began his career at the Los Angeles Opera. After two seasons appearing with the company in various roles, Mr. Colclough joined Florida Grand Opera’s Young Artist Studio, and in 2012, became a Filene Young Artist at the Wolf Trap Opera Company.
During the 2013-2014 season, he will sing the title role in Don Pasquale at the Arizona Opera, cover the title role in Falstaff for both San Francisco Opera and Los Angeles Opera, appear as Bosun in Billy Budd at the Los Angeles Opera, and join the Orange County Philharmonic Society for Beethoven’s Ninth Symphony. Future seasons include his European debut with English National Opera and a debut with Atlanta Opera in a title role.
Past leading roles include Falstaff in Verdi’s Falstaff, Don Giovanni, Leporello and Il Commendatore in Mozart’s Don Giovanni, Nick Shadow in Stravinsky’s The Rake’s Progress, Collatinus in Brittain’s The Rape of Lucretia, Oroveso in Bellini’s Norma, Rambaldo in Puccini’s La Rondine, Raimondo in Donizetti’s Lucia di Lammermoor, Friar Laurence in Gounod’s Romeo and Juliet and Elijah in Mendelssohn’s Elijah. Additional credits include the Israeli Symphony Orchestra,California Philharmonic, Capitol Records, Abbey Road Studios and the soundtrack of the film Rolled.