American tenor Richard Croft is internationally renowned for his performances with leading opera companies and orchestras around the world, including the Metropolitan Opera, The Salzburg Festival, Opéra National de Paris, the Berlin Staatsoper, Opera Zurich, Glyndebourne Festival, Cleveland Orchestra, Boston Symphony Orchestra and New York Philharmonic. He made his LA Opera debut in 2006 as the Shaper in the world premiere of Elliot Goldenthal's Grendel. During the 2011 - 2012 season he reprised his critically acclaimed performance as M. K. Gandhi in the Metropolitan Opera’s visually extravagant production of Philip Glass’s Satygraha, which was broadcast live in high definition to movie theaters around the world. He also appeared in Munich in the title role of Mozart's Mitridate. His concert calendar included performances of Messiah with the Minnesota Orchestra and San Francisco Symphony, Berlioz’s Te Deum with the Dallas Symphony, and Beethoven’s Missa Solemnis with the Los Angeles Philharmonic and the Berlin Philharmonic.