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Praised for his “elegant style” (The Boston Globe), Sumner Thompson is highly sought after as both baritone and tenor. His appearances on the operatic stage have included roles in the Boston Early Music Festival’s productions of Conradi’s Ariadne (2003) and Lully’s Psyché (2007), several European tours with Contemporary Opera Denmark as Orfeo in Monteverdi’s L’Orfeo, and a recent performance as Apollo in L’Orfeo with Pegasus Early Music in Rochester. He has performed across North America as a soloist with the Handel & Haydn Society, Concerto Palatino, L’Harmonie des saisons, Tafelmusik, Apollo’s Fire, Les Boréades (Montreal), Early Music Vancouver, Les Voix Baroques, Pacific Baroque Orchestra, the King’s Noyse, TENET, Mercury Baroque, and the symphony orchestras of Charlotte, Memphis, and Phoenix. Highlights of the last several seasons include Monteverdi’s Vespers of 1610 and other programs with the Green Mountain Project (2010-20), a tour of Japan with Joshua Rifkin and Cambridge Concentus in the St. Matthew Passion, several appearances at the Carmel Bach Festival, and performing as a soloist in Britten’s War Requiem with the New England Philharmonic.