Thomas was accepted to audition for the 2015-2016 Fulbright scholars program. He traveled to New York City to sing before the panel at the United Nations and discuss his proposal. If accepted, Thomas will travel to London in late 2015 to conduct research into the music and lives of Henry Purcell's extended family with faculty at the Royal College of Music and the British Library. Cross your fingers!
Shepherds & Angels with Vox 3
Thomas joined VOX 3 Collective, Inc. NFP on December 7 for a concert of sacred 17th century cantatas by Stradella, Vierdanck, Scarlatti, and Boismortier on the Early Music Series at the Byron Colby Barn. Pictured here is Thomas singing Vierdanck's cantata Ich freue mich im Herrn (Greifswald, 1643) with soprano Elizabeth Schumann, harpsichordist Jason Moy, violinist Brandi Berry, and cellist Jeremy Ward.
The BBE Heads North
Thomas will head to the northeast in June to tour with the Bach and Beethoven Ensemble. The BBE will give concerts in New York City, New Hampshire, and Hartford, with additional venues to be determind. The BBE will also appear in Boston on the Boston Early Music Festival Fringe Concert Series, as well as other select venues. Check back here--or on the BBE website--for updates!
Lincoln Square Concert
The BBE tore up the Lincoln Square House Concert Series with season finale program, entitled "English with an Italian Twist: Shaken not Stirred." Thomas performed works with violinist Brandi Berry & guitarist/lutenist Brandon Jack Acker. Enjoy the program finale entitled "My Jolly Companion" by Mr. Digard, which can be found below.