Kevin Ray recently performed Don José in Carmen at Wolf Trap Opera, the Third SS Officer in The Passenger with Houston Grand Opera at the Lincoln Center Festival, the title role of Peter Grimes at Chautauqua Opera, and Don José at the Lyrique-en-Mer/Festival de Belle-Île. Next season, he will join the Seattle Youth Symphony for Mahler’s Das Lied von der Erde and Houston Grand Opera for Iain Bell’s A Christmas Carol, Roderigo in Otello, and the First Armored Man/Second Priest in Die Zauberflöte. A recent graduate of the Houston Grand Opera Studio, his performances there included Alfred in Die Fledermaus, Melot in Tristan und Isolde, and the Messenger in Il trovatore. Also a former Santa Fe Apprentice Artist, he sang the Second Clubman in Moravec’s The Letter and the Poet in The Last Savage. He has performed with Arkansas Symphony Orchestra, Philadelphia Orchestra, and Fort Worth Symphony Orchestra, among others.