Russell Thomas is much more than a black tenor. Now, he’s tackling ‘Otello’ and the field’s stereotypes.
Russell Thomas is a single dad to a 5-year-old son. He’s an opera singer who was bitten by the opera bug when he was 8 and wanted to be a singer ever since — “even before I knew I could sing,” he says.
Scottish Opera’s venerable production of Tosca belongs to a different era of opera staging, when faithful recreation of scene was more the order of the day, rather than radical reinterpretation. That Anthony