Tenor Carl Rosenthal is thrilled to return for a second season with Dayton Opera, where he will appear in Sweeney Todd (Pirelli), Tosca (Spoletta), and various other concerts and touring productions. Last season’s performances with DPAA include Das Rheingold (Froh), Amahl and the Night Visitors (King Kaspar), Handel’s Messiah (Tenor Soloist), and touring productions of The Elixir of Love (Nemorino) and Who Wants to be an Opera Star? (Emcee) performed for local Dayton schools. Other career highlights include La Traviata (Alfredo), Carmen (Don José), La Rondine (Ruggero), Gianni Schicchi (Rinuccio), Die Zauberflöte (Tamino), and Bernstein’s MASS (Celebrant). He has performed with a number of professional U.S. regional companies, including MIOpera, MassOpera, Loudoun Lyric Opera, and Franklin Light Opera. Originally from Arlington, Virginia, Rosenthal holds a Master of Music from Indiana University and a Bachelor of Arts from Columbia University. He worked as a mathematics teacher in New York City before pursuing a career in classical music.