Thomas Poole is a versatile tenor, who is equally at home performing in opera, oratorio, symphony concert, music theater, and as a recitalist. He has performed with opera companies and orchestras throughout the United States, Europe, South and Central America, the Caribbean, and Asia. These include NEW YORK CITY OPERA, SAN FRANCISCO OPERA, NEW YORK PHILHARMONIC, SPOLETO FESTIVAL (IT), DOMINICAN REPUBLIC SYMPHONY, WARSAW SYMPHONY, KENNEDY CENTER, OPERA COLORADO AND COLORADO SYMPHONY.
OPERA NEWS hailed his "Impressive Lyric Tenor" as Nemorino in L'ELISER D'AMORE. Known for his vivid characterizations, Mr. Poole sang the role of Erice in the nationally aclaimed production of Cavalli's L'ORMINDO, in New York, and Washington, DC. He was again praised when he recreated the role for the FESTIVAL DEI DUE MONDE IN ITALY. Thomas Poole's large and diverse repertoire includes Classical, Verismo, and Contemporary opera roles and symphonic literature.
Mr. Poole has recorded Handel's opera ALESSANDRO in Warsaw, Poland on the Koch label. As a part of the 500th Anniversary of Columbus' landing, he sang the lead tenor role in the world premiere of Antonio Braga's opera "1492" in the Dominican Republic. He performed in the premiere of Constantinides' opera, ANTIGONE, and recreated this at Carnegie Hall in New York. In Korea Mr. Poole presented Master Classes and concerts in six cities, and also presented six concerts in Taiwan as a part of "An Evening With Three Tenors."