Mr. Youngblood has performed with many major opera companies including The Metropolitan Opera (Capriccio), San Francisco Opera (Sharpless in Madama Butterfly), New York City Opera (Scarpia in Tosca, title role of Don Giovanni), Sharpless in Madama Butterfly, Germont in La Traviata, Escamillo in Carmen); Virginia Opera (the title role of Rigoletto), Conte di Luna in Il Trovatore, Germont in La Traviata, Silvio in Pagliacci); Florida Grand Opera (Silvio in Pagliacci, title role of Rigoletto, Ashby in La Fanciulla del West); Austin Lyric Opera (Germont in La Traviata); Washington National Opera (Dappertutto in Les contes d'Hoffmann); Glimmerglass Opera (Thoäs in Iphigénie en Tauride); and Central City Opera (John Proctor in The Crucible, Germont in La Traviata, Sharpless in Madama Butterfly, Enrico in Lucia di Lammermoor, Horace Tabor in The Ballad of Baby Doe, Olin Blitch in Susannah); Opera Theater of St. Louis and Madison Opera.
Recent engagements for Mr. Youngblood include performances of his signature role of Germont in La Traviata for Cleveland Opera Theater; as Michele in Il Tabarro for Opera Delaware; return engagements at Dayton Opera for Rigoletto, Amonasro in Aida, and Iago in Otello; both Baltimore Concert Opera and Opera Delaware for the title role of Macbeth; and the Harrisburg Symphony for Scarpia in Tosca.
Concert engagements have included appearances with the Dallas Symphony, the Philadelphia Orchestra, the National Symphony Orchestra of Mexico, the Florida Philharmonic, the Chautauqua Symphony, the Louisville Orchestra, the Naples Philharmonic, the Jacksonville Symphony, the Spokane Symphony Orchestra, and the Bucharest Philharmonic, among others. Mr. Youngblood has been praised as well for his exceptionally expressive artistry in recital, with appearances throughout the United States.
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