Manager: William G. Guerri
Management Territory: Worldwide
"The lyric tenor Keith Jameson was excellent as Osman, who winds up with Edilia, the woman he actually loves." Anthony Tommasini, The New York Times
“Among the standout performances of this large cast…the sweet-voiced tenor Keith Jameson was heartbreaking as the fearful novice who bungles into trouble and is flogged.” Anthony Tommasini, The New York Times
“Best of all was Keith Jameson as the tormented Novice, who betrays Billy. His light tenor skimmed effortlessly to the Met’s back row.” James Jorden, New York Post
Keith Jameson, tenor, a native of South Carolina, opens the current season with performances of Basilio in Le nozze di Figaro with Washington National Opera. He returns to Lyric Opera of Chicago as Monsieur Triquet in Eugene Onegin, joins the roster of Utah Opera as Sancho Panza in Man of La Mancha, and performs the roles of Ali in Grétry’s Zemire et Azor and Harry Druggist in Mark Blitzstein’s Cradle Will Rock, both with Opera Saratoga.
Last season, Mr. Jameson performed Basilio in Le nozze di Figaro with . . . Lyric Opera of Chicago and Houston Grand Opera, where he was also heard as the Gamekeeper in Rusalka. With the Dallas Opera, Mr. Jameson created the role of Yab in the world premiere of Mark Adamo’s Becoming Santa Claus. He also sang Goro in Madama Butterfly with Los Angeles Opera; joins Pittsburgh Opera as Sellem in The Rake’s Progress, and closed the season performing the roles of Flute and Thisbe in Britten’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream in Valencia, Spain.