Thomas Shivone is a Bass-Baritone at the Curtis Institute of Music. He has received critical acclamation for both his singing and acting in opera, concert and recitals. Recently he has performed the roles of Dulcamara in L'elisir d'amore, Don Magnifico in La Cenerentola, Sarastro in The Magic Flute and King Rene in Iolanta. Professionally, he has done the roles of The British Major in the Pulitzer Prize winning Opera, Silent Night, Marchese D'Obigny in La Traviata and The Notary in Gianni Schicchi with the Opera Company of Philadelphia. He is looking forward to Opera Philadelphia's premiere of Oscar with David Daniels and Dwayne Croft. He has shared the stage with many famous artists of today including Bill Burden, Kelly Kaduce, Harold Wilson, Troy Cook, Stephen Costello, Ailyn Perez, Leah Partridge, David Portillo and Charles Castronovo. He has been awarded full-scholarships to attend the summer programs of: Music Academy of the West, Songfest, Centro Studi Lirica and Schlern Festival in Italy. He was a Winner of "From the Top’s," Jack Kent Cooke Young Artist Award and performed with the show on NPR in Texas, 2007.