Meet WNO

Donald Thomson

Donald Thomson trained at the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland and the Western Reserve Academy in Ohio, USA. He won the Solo Song Prize at the 2006 Ohio State Vocal Concourse and the Winifred Crawford Smith Prize, and is currently the recipient of the Carol Rees Award for Advanced Musical Studies in Wagnerian Repertoire. Thomson joined Tiroler Festspiele Erl as an apprentice in summer 2017 and in September of that year joined the International Opera Studio at Opernhaus Zürich.