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Kyle Pfortmiller made his Metropolitan Opera debut as the Marquis d’Obigny in a new production of La traviata directed by Willy Decker d 2010-2011 season. He was heard later in the season in Capriccio. Also during the 2010-2011 season, he made his Gotham Chamber Opera debut in performances of Xavier Montsalvatge’s El gato con botas at the New Victory Theater in New York.
Some other of his most recent roles include Papageno with Opera Carolina and a whirlwind summer with Utah Festival Opera and Music Theater in which he performed the roles of Valentin (Faust), Fred / Petruchio (Kiss Me Kate) and Henry Higgins (My Fair Lady) as well as a return to the MET as Marquis d’Obigny in La traviata in both 2011 and 2012.
Some of his upcoming roles include Brian’s Father in the US premiere of Nico Muhly’s Two Boys at the Metropolitan Opera. He will also appear on the MET stage as the Major-Domo in Andrea Chenier in March and April of 2014. The summer of 2014 will find his return to Opera Saratoga to sing one of his favorite roles Papageno in The Magic Flute.
Mr. Pfortmiller is a graduate of Illinois Wesleyan University, where he recently returned for a week of masterclasses, lessons and class visits that culminated in a recital of some of his most favorite music, and Manhattan School of Music