Lawrence Hall, baritone, is pursuing a Master of Music in Vocal Performance at the A.J. Fletcher Opera Institute. He studied music at University of North Texas (UNT) under the instruction of William Joyner and is entering his second year of study under Dr. Marilyn Taylor. In Fletcher Institute productions last year, Lawrence was featured as Publio in Mozart’s "La clemenza di Tito."
He has sung Méphistophélès in Gounod’s "Faust," Simone in Puccini’s "Gianni Schicchi," Parson in Janáček’s "The Cunning Little Vixen," Il Commendatore in Mozart’s "Don Giovanni" and Dottore Grenvil in Verdi’s "La traviata" with UNT Opera.
Lawrence has also performed the role of Masetto in Mozart’s "Don Giovanni" with Operafestival di Roma during summer 2017 as well as the roles of Carl Olsen in Weill’s "Street Scene" and Rabonier in Puccini’s "La rondine" with the Varna International Opera Academy in the summer of 2018.
He has performed scenes from "Les pêcheurs de perles," "A Midsummer Night’s Dream," "Le nozze di Figaro," "Così fan tutte," "La Traviata" and "La cenerentola."
Lawrence will be completing a Bachelor of Arts in Journalism with a concentration in Public Relations from the University of North Texas Mayborn School of Journalism in 2021.