- Grammy Award-Winning Opera Singer
At the age of only 28, Mr. Doss first sang on the stage of the Metropolitan Opera House in New York City. Last fall, he sang the role of Thoas in Gluck’s Iphigénie en Tauride to open the Canadian Opera Company’s 2011-2012 season. In summer 2011, Mr. Doss took the stage as Méphistophélès in Gounod’s Faust with the Santa Fe Opera. Prior to that, Mr. Doss made his debut with the Teatro Massimo in Palermo, Italy, as Priest Grigoris in The Greek Passion, and in March 2011, he successfully made his debut at the Vienna State Opera as Amonasro in Aida.
Mr. Doss has sung under the batons of notable conductors such as Riccardo Muti, Lorin Maazel, Daniel Barenboim, and Robert Shaw, and has been featured with the major orchestras of Cleveland, Chicago and Philadelphia. During the 2011 holiday season, Mr. Doss was once again welcomed back to Chicago as the bass soloist in Handel’s “Do-It-Yourself Messiah,” one of the city’s most beloved holiday traditions.
Upcoming engagements include a new opera called, Slow Man in Poznan, Poland, the Title Role in Wagner’s The Flying Dutchman with Teatro Regio di Torino in Turin, Italy in 2012, and the Four Villains in the Tales of Hoffman with Tokyo Opera in 2013.
A highly sought after anthem performer, Mr. Doss was recently welcomed to sing the National Anthems at a Toronto Blue Jays versus Boston Red Sox game in Toronto in September 2011. He was awarded Planet Africa’s prestigious Entertainment Award the following month.
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- St. Joseph's CollegeBachelor of Arts
- Indiana UniversityMaster of Music