"Weston Hurt gave the strongest performance of the evening as Giorgio Germont, Alfredo’s father. Hurt was obviously given the vocal gift of a gorgeous baritone, which is golden, weighty, and clear. His performance was faultlessstylistically on the money, dramatically committed, and displaying a vocalism that was perfectly even from the top to the bottom of his range." Opera News



Weston's signature role of Germont continues to receive critical acclaim, with OperaClick calling his voice "rich in timbre and expressive intensity...a true Verdi baritone." The Seattle Times praised his "resonance and warmth" while Bachtrack applauded his "fine sense of humanity, firm legato, and silken pianissimi." The Stranger raved, "Hurt as Alfredo's bougie dad was just plain awesome."
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Weston makes his Opera Omaha debut as Creonte in Cherubini's Medea, under the baton of Jane Glover in a Fiona Shaw co-production with Wexford Festival Opera.
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Weston's 17/18 season includes a return to Seattle Opera as Sharpless in Madama Butterfly, a masterclass at the Seattle Opera Summer Academy at Marrowstone, his menacing Scarpia in Nashville Opera's Tosca, and two house and role debuts.
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In the

Weston's Houston Grand Opera debut as Scarpia in Tosca created new opera fans among local high school students!
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Embrace what
makes you Unique

Weston spoke with Seattle Opera about embracing what makes you unique – and how he chooses to lead by example.
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Weston was recently interviewed as part of the HONY-inspired Humans of Seattle Opera series and featured by the Lucky Fin Project and Pretty Different.
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