Michael Colvin Tenor
Season 22/23 Artist

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Biography

Irish-Canadian tenor Michael Colvin is performing on major operatic stages throughout Canada, the USA and Europe.

He performed the Duke of Cornwall in Aribert Reimann’s new production of Lear at the Paris Opera, the Maggio Musicale Fiorentino and the Salzburg Festival, as well as Rodolphe (Guillaume Tell) and Bardolfo (Falstaff) at the Royal Opera House in London, the Witch (Hänsel und Gretel) at the Canadian Opera Company in Toronto, Herod (Salome) at the English National Opera and the Northern Ireland Opera, Bob Boles and the title-role in Peter Grimes, and the Painter and Second Client in William Kentridge's production of Lulu, both at the English National Opera, and Monostatos (The Magic Flute) with the Canadian Opera Company in Toronto. 

He has also sung the role of Bob Boles at the Enescu Festival, at the Oviedo Opera, the Vlaamse Opera, with the London Philharmonic Orchestra conducted by Vladimir Jurowski and at the Accademia di Santa Cecilia in Rome, with Sir Antonio Pappano. 

During season 2021-2022 he has returned at the Royal Opera House in London and the Canadian Opera Company in Toronto in the role of Monostatos, and at the Paris Opera as Don Basilio (Le Nozze di Figaro) with Gustavo Dudamel. 

For the upcoming seasons, he will continue to collaborate with the Paris Opera and will also make his debut at La Scala in Milan and at the Teatro Real in Madrid.

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