David Crawford – Operatic Bass/Baritone David Crawford is thrilled to be making his CBT debut. A former full-time staff member with the Metropolitan Opera, he performed in almost 400 productions there. He has sung roles with Florida Grand Opera, Des Moines Metro Opera, Atlanta Opera, Chautauqua Opera, and The Seiji Ozawa Company in Japan. Upcoming engagements include singing Basilo in The Barber of Seville with Boston Lyric Opera, Raimondo in Lucia di Lammermoor with Knoxville Opera, as well as a return to the Metropolitan Opera. He currently lives in Knoxville with his wife Laura Beth Wells and daughter Lily.