Beau Gibson

Merola Opera Program alumnus Beau Gibson made his San Francisco Opera debut in the 2009–10 season as the First Jew (Salome) and Cassio (Otello). Career highlights include the First Armored Man and Froh (Das Rheingold) with Los Angeles Opera; Tamino (Die Zauberflöte), Edoardo (Un Giorno di Regno), and Brighella (Ariadne auf Naxos) with Wolf Trap Opera; the First Knight in Pizzettis Murder in the Cathedral with Frankfurt Opera; and Don Ottavio (Don Giovanni) with Opera North (U.S.). An alumnus of the Houston Grand Opera Studio, his roles with that company include Beppe (Pagliacci), Bénédict (Berlioz’s Béatrice et Bénédict), the title role of Faust, Bob Boles (Peter Grimes), Normanno (Lucia di Lammermoor), and Father Grenville (Dead Man Walking), among others. Upcoming engagements include Pong (Turandot) with the Los Angeles Philharmonic.