Torrance Blaisdell (Tenor) has appeared on opera stages across the US, Europe and Asia. His professional career spans over 15 years, singing with such companies as Opera Monaco, the Hong Kong Philharmonic, Lyric Opera Dublin, Michigan Opera Theatre, Philadelphia Opera, Arizona Opera, Kentucky Opera and Opera Boston. For two years Mr. Blaisdell appeared in the Broadway company of "Phantom of the Opera" as a member of the ensemble and in the principal role of the Italian Opera Singer, Piangi. He received a Bachelors degree from Dartmouth College and a Masters in Vocal Performance and Opera from the New England Conservatory of Music. His post graduate training includes apprenticeships with Des Moines Metro Opera, Sarasota Opera, Central City Opera and Glimmerglass Opera. Mr. Blaisdell studied opera and opera technique with Mr. John Moriarty and voice with Susan Clickner and, most recently, Jane Olian of Manhattan.
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