Michael Clifton-Thompson

First Armed Man The Magic Flute

Michael Clifton-Thompson was born in Newport, Gwent and studied with Irene Livingstone and Glenville Hargreaves. He joined the WNO Chorus in 1985, where his roles have included Andres and Idiot/Orderly 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 boheme, 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 Starcross’d Lovers tour (2005), Raoul de St Brioche The Merry Widow and Scribe Khovanschina as part of Chorus!. Other engagements include Alfredo La traviata and title role Faust (Craig-y-nos).