This season Arnold returns to the Metropolitan Opera as Faust (cover) in Boito’s Mefistofele as well as recitals and concerts across the United States. He returns to the Sydney Opera House for an Operatic Gala, New Years Eve Gala with Opera Southwest (Albuquerque), and Manrico at the Seattle Opera.
Recent performances have included Mr. Rawls singing Calaf in Turandot and Manrico in Il Trovatore at the Metropolitan Opera,
in Aida with Opera Australia (Sydney and Gold Coast) and the Pacific Symphony (Costa Mesa, CA), Don Josè in Carmen with the Bregenzer Festspiele (Austria).
Additional highlights include the role of Bacchus in Ariadne auf Naxos with Theater St. Gallen (Switzerland), and as Manrico in Il Trovatore with Opera Australia (Sydney Opera House) and the Sacramento Opera where he was praised for his “pliant and super clear tenor.” (San Francisco Classical Voice) In addition, he has offered recitals at the Goddard Center in Oklahoma as well as the Southern Region of NATS in Arkansas. of Hagenbach in La Wally with Oper St. Gallen (Switzerland) and Dallas Opera and Erik in Die Flegende Höllanderalso with Oper St. Gallen (Switzerland), Calaf in Turandot with the Bregenzer Festspiele andPensacola Opera (Florida).