Craig Colclough started his career in 2008 at the Los Angeles Opera being directed by film legend Woody Allen. That same year he was a semifinalist at the Met Council Auditions and is a current recipient of their Career Grant.
After a second season at LAO Mr. Colclough took a position as a Young Artist with the Florida Grand Opera and continues to
appear there as a guest artist.
Last summer Mr. Colclough joined the Wolf Trap Opera Company to portray Nick Shadow in The Rake’s Progress as well as Il Commendatore in Don Giovanni and this summer Mr. Colclough will return as Falstaff.
This season Mr. Colclough debuted at the Arizona Opera as Angelotti in Tosca and will return in 2014 as Don Pasquale for the opening of their new Phoenix Opera Center.
Additional past leading roles include Don Giovanni and Leporello in Mozart’s Don Giovanni, 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. Credits include the Israeli Symphony Orchestra, California Philharmonic, Capitol Records, Abbey Road Studios and the soundtrack of the film Rolled.