Known for his dynamic artistry, Lawrence Craig has earned a reputation for his "Fine baritone" (New York Times) and "virtuosic talent" (Zurich Tagesanzeiger) in Europe and the Americas in opera, concert, and recital. A student of the late internationally acclaimed bass-baritone, William Warfield, Mr. Craig is a graduate of the Florida Grand Opera and Chautauqua Opera Young Artist Programs. As winner of the Bel Canto International Opera Competition, he studied and performed with artistic staff of the famed Teatro Alla Scala in Sienna, Italy. Mr. Craig has appeared in a number of roles, but most notably as Harlequin in Ariadne auf Naxos, Escamillo in Carmen, Guglielmo in Cosi fan tutte, Ford in Falstaff, Dapertutto in Les Contes Hoffmann, Sharpless in Madama Butterfly, and Papageno in Die Zauberfl. Companies with whom he has appeared include the Chicago Opera Theater, Opera Colorado, Opera Ebony, Florentine Opera, Latvian National Opera, Lyric Opera of Kansas City, Munich Biennale Opera Festival, New York City Opera (Education Division), Opera Festival of New Jersey, Orlando Opera, Portland Opera Reparatory Theater, Savonlinna International Opera Festival, and the Spoleto Opera Festival USA.