2017 George London Foundation Award winner, Aaron Blake, earned international recognition for his creation of the role of Timothy Laughlin in Gregory Spear’s Fellow Travelers. His tenor has been described as “Touching and Explosive” by the Wall Street Journal and The New York Times describes him as “Youthful and Appealing.” Recently Mr. Blake made a critically acclaimed debut with the New York City Opera as, Louis in Angels in America. He has performed with Cincinnati Opera, The Komische Oper Berlin, The Minnesota Opera, The Utah Opera,Tulsa Opera as Nadir in Bizet’s Les Pecheurs de Perles, The Dallas Opera as Romeo in Gounod’s Romeo et Juliette, as Ugo in Opera Orchestra of New York’s Parisina d’Este, Washington National Opera in Donizetti’s Anna Bolena, and The Metropolitan Opera in Verdi’s La Traviata. In recent seasons, Blake returned to the Metropolitan Opera for Les contes d’Hoffmann and The Merry Widow. He recreated the role of Timothy Laughlin in Fellow Travelers with Prototype Festival for the piece’s New York premier and debuted with The American Symphony Orchestra as Rothschild in Fleishman’s Rothschild’s Violin at Carnegie Hall, as Candide with the Atlanta Symphony, and with Ravinia in Leonard Bernstein’s Mass. In the current season Mr. Blake returns to the The Cincinnati Opera as Count Almaviva in Il Barbiere di Siviglia, and will perform his signature role of Tamino with the Israeli Opera, Komische Oper Berlin, Des Moines Metro Opera and Opera de Montreal and will return to the Metropolitan Opera as Amon in Philip Glass’s Akhnaten. Additionally Mr. Blake will make his New York Recital Debut under the auspices of the George London Foundation this spring.