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Sweeney Todd – creepy high drama!

Is it an opera? a Broadway musical?  “It’s crusty, creepy, brutal, lyrical and high drama to the core.”  – Oregon Live Performances June 3, 5, 9 and 11 (2016). In this dark comedy, music and lyrics by Stephen Sondheim, book by Hugh Wheeler, Mark Thomsen sings the role of Pirelli, the comedic tenor Italian barber. Conducted by […]

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Join IOPE for Summer 2016

July 9 –  August 6, 2016: The International Opera Performing Experience offers opera professionals, advanced students and music faculty an intense four-week opera skills training. Apply now for our Vocal, Collaborative Pianist or Apprentice Conductor program. Mark Thomsen is a founder and coach for this exciting, annual summer program in Italy. Visit

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