(Greenwood, South Carolina)
2018–19 Season: Uncle Billy Bailey in It's a Wonderful Life
Making his San Francisco Opera debut as Uncle Billy Bailey in It's a Wonderful Life, tenor Keith Jameson recently debuted at the Teatro Massimo in Palermo, Sicily as Flute/Thisbe in A Midsummer Night’s Dream. During the 2016–17 season, he sang Sancho Panza in Man of La Mancha at Utah Opera and Triquet in Eugene Onegin at Lyric Opera of Chicago. Last summer, he performed Ali in André Grétry's Zemire et Azor and Harry Druggist in The Cradle Will Rock with Opera Saratoga. Last year, he was seen at the Hollywood Bowl as Spoletta in Tosca with the Los Angeles Philharmonic and conductor Gustavo Dudamel, and as the tenor soloist in Beethoven’s Symphony No. 9 with Brevard Music Center and conductor Keith Lockhart. Jameson also debuted with Washington National Opera at the Kennedy Center singing Basilio in Le Nozze di Figaro. His recent and upcoming engagements include a return to Lyric Opera of Chicago for Pong in Turandot, and as Gherardo in Gianni Schicchi and the Tea Pot/Little Old Man/Frog in L’Enfant et les Sortilèges in Tokyo and Kyoto with the Seiji Ozawa Music Academy.