Charles H. Eaton, Marcello
American baritone Charles H. Eaton makes company debuts as a soloist in the 15th annual Jukebox Gala with Pensacola Opera, and as the English Ambassador in The Ghosts of Versailles with the Royal Opera of Versailles in the 2019-2020 season. Last season, Mr. Eaton made role and company debuts as Figaro in Il barbiere di Siviglia with NYC Opera in Bryant Park, William Dale in Silent Night with Minnesota Opera, and Vitellius in Hérodiade with New Amsterdam Opera. He returned to Madison Opera as Carl-Magnus in their A Little Night Music, and to Minnesota Opera to create the roles of Arnold Rothstein and George Gorman in the world premiere of Joel Puckett’s The Fix. He is a graduate of young artist programs at The Glimmerglass Festival, Des Moines Metro Opera, and Opera Colorado. He received his bachelor’s degree in voice from the University of Connecticut, and his master’s in voice from the University of Minnesota. He was the first place winner of the 2015 Thursday Musical competition in Minneapolis, MN, a district winner of the 2016 Metropolitan Opera competition, and a second place winner of the 2019 The American Prize competition.