Tenor Benjamin Bliss, a member of the Domingo-Thornton Young Artist Program, made his LA Opera debut in 2011 as Benvolio in Roméo et Juliette. In 2012, he performed Daniel in LA Opera's Cathedral production of The Festival Play of Daniel and he appeared as the Guard/Revolutionary in Krenek’s The Secret Kingdom and as Harlequin in Ullmann’s The Emperor of Atlantis with the Colburn Orchestra, conducted by James Conlon. He has been the tenor soloist for Bach’s Magnificat with the Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra and for Bach's St. Matthew Passion with the La Jolla Symphony. He also made a singing guest appearance on NBC’s Whitney. His next engagements will be singing the role of Male Chorus in Britten's The Rape of Lucretia with the Colburn Orchestra under James Conlon (April 2013), his Los Angeles Philharmonic debut singing Bach under the baton of Gustavo Dudamel (May 2013), followed by Alfredo in La Traviata at Wolf Trap Opera, where he will also appear in Il Viaggio a Reims.