Michael Clifton-Thompson


Michael Clifton-Thompson was born in Newport, Gwent and studied with Irene Livingstone and Glenville Hargreaves. He joined the WNO Chorus in 1985 where roles have included Andres Wozzeck, Leopold Der Rosenkavalier, Borsa Rigoletto, Young Servant Elektra, Prince of Persia Turandot, Giuseppe La traviata, Messenger Beatrice and Benedict, Don Curzio The Marriage of Figaro, Parpignol La bohème, Drunken Prisoner From the House of the Dead, First Prisoner Fidelio, Squeak Billy Budd, Missail Boris Godunov, Monostatos The Magic Flute, First Prisoner Leonore, Third Jew Salome, Beppe I pagliacci, The Defendant Trial by Jury, Monsieur Triquet Eugene Onegin, Romeo in the Star- cross’d Lovers tour (2005), Idiot/Orderly Wozzeck and Raoul de St Brioche The Merry Widow. Other engagements include Alfredo La traviata and title role Faust (Craig-y-nos).