Baritone Daniel Armstrong is an alumnus (2006-09) of LA Opera’s Domingo-Thornton Young Artist Program. He made his LA Opera debut in Luisa Fernanda, with many subsequent appearances include Schaunard in student performances of La Bohème, Marquis d’Obigny in La Traviata, Fiorello in The Barber of Seville and Count Paris in Romeo et Juliette. In 2012, he performed the leading role of the Jester in Ernst Krenek’s The Secret Kingdom with the Colburn Orchestra, conducted by James Conlon, and he was also the baritone soloist for Bach’s Magnificat with the Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra. Earlier this year, he performed Tarquinius in The Rape of Lucretia with the Colburn Orchestra under the baton of James Conlon. He will return to LA Opera next season as Morales in Carmen and as the Second Mate in Billy Budd.