March 20th, 2015 by admin
Bass-baritone Ronald Hedlund has had a 30-year distinguished career in opera and classical music. He was a regular member of the Metropolitan Opera National Touring Company where he performed both the Figaro and the Count in Le nozze di Figaro, Sharpless in Madame Butterfly, Colline in La boheme, Ford in Falstaff, and Germont in La Traviata. He also appeared as Escamillo in Carmen with Seattle Opera, Rev. Blitch in Susannah with Houston Grand Opera, Osmin in Abduction from the Seraglio with Washington Opera (D.C.), Scarpia in Tosca with Miami Opera, the title role in Macbeth with Chicago Lyric Opera, and the title role inFalstaff with Boston Opera, Sarasota Opera, and Michigan Opera Theatre. Mr. Hedlund has played opposite such operatic luminaries as Joan Sutherland, Renato Scotto, Jerry Hadley, Erie Mills, Anna Moffo, and Alfredo Kraus. Mr. Hedlund has performed the role of Capulet with Dallas Opera.