(Greenwood, South Carolina)
2018–19 Season: Uncle Billy Bailey in It's a Wonderful Life
Making his San Francisco Opera debut as Uncle Billy Bailey, tenor Keith Jameson has performed at the Metropolitan Opera, Lyric Opera of Chicago, Houston Grand Opera, Los Angeles Opera, New York City Opera, the Dallas Opera, Seattle Opera, and the Santa Fe Opera. Recent engagements include the title role of Candide at the Opera di Firenze and the Orquestra Sinfônica do Estado de São Paulo, the Novice in Billy Budd at Opera di Roma, Flute/Thisbe in A Midsummer Night’s Dream in Valencia and Palermo, Nanki-Poo in The Mikado at English National Opera, Quint in The Turn of the Screw at Opéra Royal de Wallonie in Liège, Gherardo in Gianni Schicchi and the Tea Pot/Little Old Man/ Frog in L’Enfant et les Sortilèges in Tokyo and Kyoto with the Seiji Ozawa Music Academy. His recordings include Haydn’s Creation and Lord Nelson Mass with Boston Baroque, Grandpa Joe in Peter Ash’s The Golden Ticket with the Atlanta Opera, and Harry Druggist in The Cradle Will Rock with Opera Saratoga. Later this season, he performs Bardolfo in Falstaff at the Metropolitan Opera and Triquet in Eugene Onegin in Japan.