Donald Thomson


Donald started his musical education as a chorister at St Mary’s Cathedral, Edinburgh and there continued as a lay clerk until he left for the United States of America. Returning to Scotland in 2006 he began his studies at the Royal Scottish Academy of Music. Since then Donald has sung across Europe in roles such as Peter Hansel and Gretel with Escales Lyriques, Balaga Guerre et Paix with RSAMD / Rostov State Opera Orchestra (Russia), The Parson Cunning Little Vixen with RSAMD / Scottish Opera, Serviteur Thais at the Edinburgh International Festival with the RSNO, and recently Commendatore Don Giovanni with Westminster Opera and Hunding in Secret Opera’s production of Die Walküre. Donald was recently awarded the Carol Rees Award for advance musical studies in Wagnerian Repertoire.