Thomas Meglioranza (baritone) was a winner of the Walter W. Naumburg and Concert Artists Guild competitions. In addition to Messiahs, Bach Passions, and Carmina Buranas with many major orchestras, he has also sung Copland’s Old American Songs with the National Symphony, Eight Songs for a Mad King with the Los Angeles Philharmonic, and Harbison’s Fifth Symphony with the Boston Symphony. His operatic roles include Pierrot in Die tote Stadt, Chou En-Lai in Nixon in China and Prior Walter in Peter Eötvös’ Angels in America. Described in The New Yorker as “an immaculate and inventive recitalist”, he has given recitals around the world with pianist Reiko Uchida. His discography includes Schubert’s Winterreise and Fauré’s La bonne chanson, Bach cantatas with the Taverner Consort, and orchestral songs of Virgil Thomson with BMOP. A native New Yorker, he is a graduate of Grinnell College and the Eastman School of Music.