Michael Myers American tenor

Michael Myers American tenor

Michael Myers is a versatile tenor who has performed with major opera companies throughout the world including the Metropolitan Opera, Santiago, Canada (Toronto, Calgary, Edmonton,), New York City Opera, Pittsburgh, Santa Fe, St. Louis, Seattle, Nice, Avignon, Wiesbaden and Stuttgart. His concert performances have included appearances with the Cincinnati May Festival with James Conlon, the Philadelphia Orchestra with Riccardo Muti (also at Carnegie Hall), Opéra de Lyon with John-Elliot Gardiner, the Minnesota Orchestra, and many performances with the Mostly Mozart Festival at New York’s Lincoln Center.

Michael Myers American tenor

The 2007 – 2008 season saw Michael Myers at the Metropolitan Opera in the opening night production and high-definition broadcast of Lucia di Lammermoor as Normanno (also available on DVD), the Messenger in Aida, and the First Armed Man in Julie Taymor’s Die Zauberflöte He also participated in productions of The Gambler, War and Peace, and Macbeth. In subsequent seasons Mr. Myers returned to the Metropolitan Opera for more performances as Normanno in Lucia di Lammermoor as well as War and Peace with the Canadian Opera Company.

Past operatic engagements for Michael Myers have included the title role of Peter Grimes in Nancy (France), Captain Vere in Billy Budd (Israel), Don José in Carmen in Bordeaux and Nancy, and the title role in the Les contes d’Hoffmann in Nancy, Edgardo in Lucia di Lammermoor in Salt Lake City, Erik in Der fliegende Holländer in Bordeaux, Werther in Tel Aviv, and Of Mice and Men in Utah.

Mr. Myers was also seen as Don José in Carmen with the Utah Opera and the Connecticut Grand Opera and returned to the Washington Opera where he sang the role of the Podesta in Mozart’s La finta giardiniera. Mr. Myers appeared in Brussels as Soliman in Zaide with Théâtre Royal de la Monnaie, as Tom Rakewell in The Rake’s Progress at the Teatro Real in Madrid, as the Painter/the Negro in Lulu with the Danish Radio Symphony in Copenhagen, which was subsequently recorded. He has also sung with the Washington Opera in the title role of Werther.

Other engagements have included the Cologne Opera as the Painter/the Negro in Lulu, the title role in Die Nase, the Holland Festival for the world premiere of the opera Esmée, the Lyric Opera of Chicago for Sam in Carlisle Floyd’s Susannah and the Painter in Lulu, and the Metropolitan Opera as Cassio in Otello. He has also sung leading tenor roles in concert performances of Berio’s La vera storia with the BBC Symphony in London and in Max Brand’s Maschinist Hopkins at the Holland Festival in Amsterdam.

Mr. Myers’ extensive list of credits include his La Scala debut as Sir Huon of Bordeaux in performances of Oberon conducted by James Conlon, Tom Rakewell in The Rake’s Progress at the La Monnaie in Brussels, concert performances of La damnation de Faust with the Orchestre
de Radio France conducted by Charles Dutoit, and earlier staged concert performances and recording (EMI) of the same work with John-Elliot Gardiner at the Chatelet in Paris, and an additional recording (Philips) with the Opéra de Lyon, Prince Andrei in Khovanschina, the Painter in Lulu at the San Francisco Opera, and the title role of Peter Grimes in Montpellier.

Metropolitan Opera

[Met Performance] CID:316000
Otello {274}
Metropolitan Opera House; 04/14/1994
Debuts: Michael Myers, Adam Fischer
[Met Performance] CID:316050
Otello {275}
Metropolitan Opera House; 04/19/1994
[Met Performance] CID:316080
Otello {276}
Metropolitan Opera House; 04/22/1994
[Met Performance] CID:351755
Premiere of abridged version
Die Zauberflöte {365}
Metropolitan Opera House; 12/29/2006
Debuts: Ying Huang, Bennett Kosma, Jesse Burnside Murray, Kenneth Floyd
[Met Performance] CID:351757 
Die Zauberflöte {366}
Metropolitan Opera House; 12/30/2006
HD Simulcast
[Met Performance] CID:351759
Die Zauberflöte {367}
Metropolitan Opera House; 12/31/2006
Debut: Mari Moriya
[Met Performance] CID:351761
Die Zauberflöte {368}
Metropolitan Opera House; 01/01/2007
[Met Performance] CID:351771
Die Zauberflöte {370}
Metropolitan Opera House; 01/02/2007
Debut: Jens Georg Bachmann
[Met Performance] CID:351778
Die Zauberflöte {371}
Metropolitan Opera House; 01/04/2007
[Met Performance] CID:351864
Die Zauberflöte {376}
Metropolitan Opera House; 02/21/2007
Debut: Amanda Pabyan
Broadcast
[Met Performance] CID:351871
Die Zauberflöte {377}
Metropolitan Opera House; 02/24/2007
[Met Performance] CID:351883
Die Zauberflöte {378}
Metropolitan Opera House; 03/02/2007
Broadcast
[Met Performance] CID:351899
Die Zauberflöte {379}
Metropolitan Opera House; 03/08/2007
Broadcast/Streamed
[Met Performance] CID:352065 
New Production
Lucia di Lammermoor {558}
Metropolitan Opera House; 09/24/2007
Opening Night {123}
Peter Gelb, General Manager
Debut: Stephen Costello, Mary Zimmerman, Daniel Ostling, Mara Blumenfeld, T. J. Gerckens, Daniel Pelzig
Broadcast/Streamed/Times Squarecast/Plazacast
Review
[Met Performance] CID:352069
Lucia di Lammermoor {559}
Metropolitan Opera House; 09/27/2007
Broadcast
[Met Performance] CID:352071 
Aida {1094}
Metropolitan Opera House; 09/29/2007
Debuts: Kazushi Ono, Andrzej Dobber, Courtney Mills, Norbert De La Cruz
[Met Performance] CID:352075
Lucia di Lammermoor {560}
Metropolitan Opera House; 10/01/2007
[Met Performance] CID:352084
Aida {1095}
Metropolitan Opera House; 10/04/2007
Broadcast
[Met Performance] CID:352086
Lucia di Lammermoor {561}
Metropolitan Opera House; 10/05/2007
Debut: Stephen Gaertner
[Met Performance] CID:352096
Lucia di Lammermoor {562}
Metropolitan Opera House; 10/09/2007
Broadcast
[Met Performance] CID:352106
Lucia di Lammermoor {563}
Metropolitan Opera House; 10/13/2007
Broadcast
[Met Performance] CID:352112  
Aida {1096}
Metropolitan Opera House; 10/16/2007
Debut: Reinhard Hagen
Broadcast
[Met Performance] CID:352115
Lucia di Lammermoor {564}
Metropolitan Opera House; 10/17/2007
[Met Performance] CID:352120
Aida {1097}
Metropolitan Opera House; 10/20/2007
Debut: Micaela Carosi
[Met Performance] CID:352121
Lucia di Lammermoor {565}
Metropolitan Opera House; 10/20/2007
[Met Performance] CID:352130
Aida {1098}
Metropolitan Opera House; 10/24/2007
Broadcast
[Met Performance] CID:352132 
Lucia di Lammermoor {566}
Metropolitan Opera House; 10/25/2007
Debut: Todd Wilander
Broadcast
[Met Performance] CID:352140
Aida {1099}
Metropolitan Opera House; 10/27/2007
Debut: Christine Freeman
[Met Performance] CID:352142 
Die Zauberflöte {380}
Metropolitan Opera House; 10/29/2007
Debuts: Anna-Kristiina Kaappola, Dietmar Kerschbaum, Jakob Taylor, Luke Scott Murray
Broadcast
[Met Performance] CID:352143
Aida {1100}
Metropolitan Opera House; 10/30/2007
[Met Performance] CID:352151
Die Zauberflöte {381}
Metropolitan Opera House; 11/01/2007
Broadcast
[Met Performance] CID:352153
Aida {1101}
Metropolitan Opera House; 11/02/2007
Broadcast/Streamed
[Met Performance] CID:352160
Aida {1102}
Metropolitan Opera House; 11/05/2007
[Met Performance] CID:352162
Die Zauberflöte {382}
Metropolitan Opera House; 11/06/2007
Broadcast
[Met Performance] CID:352166
Aida {1103}
Metropolitan Opera House; 11/08/2007
Broadcast
[Met Performance] CID:352167
Die Zauberflöte {383}
Metropolitan Opera House; 11/09/2007
[Met Performance] CID:352175
Die Zauberflöte {384}
Metropolitan Opera House; 11/13/2007
Broadcast/Streamed
[Met Performance] CID:352183
Die Zauberflöte {385}
Metropolitan Opera House; 11/17/2007
[Met Performance] CID:352189  
Die Zauberflöte {386}
Metropolitan Opera House; 11/20/2007
Debut: Genia Kühmeier
Broadcast/Streamed
[Met Performance] CID:352401
Lucia di Lammermoor {567}
Metropolitan Opera House; 03/05/2008
[Met Performance] CID:352406
Lucia di Lammermoor {568}
Metropolitan Opera House; 03/08/2008
Broadcast
[Met Performance] CID:352418
Lucia di Lammermoor {569}
Metropolitan Opera House; 03/13/2008
Broadcast
[Met Performance] CID:352830 
Lucia di Lammermoor {577}
Metropolitan Opera House; 01/26/2009
Debut: Colin Lee
[Met Performance] CID:352838
Lucia di Lammermoor {578}
Metropolitan Opera House; 01/29/2009
[Met Performance] CID:352848
Lucia di Lammermoor {579}
Metropolitan Opera House; 02/03/2009
Broadcast
[Met Performance] CID:352857 
Lucia di Lammermoor {580}
Metropolitan Opera House; 02/07/2009
HD Simulcast
[Met Performance] CID:353395 
Metropolitan Opera Premiere
The Nose {1}
Metropolitan Opera House; 03/05/2010
Debuts: Paulo Szot, William Kentridge, Sabine Theunissen, Greta Goiris, Urs Schönebaum, Luc De Wit, Catherine Meyburgh, Andrey Popov, Gordon Gietz, Sergei Skorokhodov, Brian Kontes, Grigory Soloviov, Jeffrey Behrens, Vassily Gorshkov
Broadcast/Streamed
Review
[Met Performance] CID:353413
The Nose {2}
Metropolitan Opera House; 03/11/2010
[Met Performance] CID:353416
The Nose {3}
Metropolitan Opera House; 03/13/2010
Broadcast
[Met Performance] CID:353428
The Nose {4}
Metropolitan Opera House; 03/18/2010
Broadcast
[Met Performance] CID:353441
The Nose {5}
Metropolitan Opera House; 03/23/2010
[Met Performance] CID:353445
The Nose {6}
Metropolitan Opera House; 03/25/2010
Debut: Pavel Smelkov
[Met Performance] CID:355027 
The Nose {7}
Metropolitan Opera House; 09/28/2013
Debuts: Ying Fang, Matt Boehler, Joseph Barron, Kevin Glavin, Christopher Job
Broadcast/Streamed
[Met Performance] CID:355040
The Nose {8}
Metropolitan Opera House; 10/03/2013
[Met Performance] CID:355051
The Nose {9}
Metropolitan Opera House; 10/08/2013
Broadcast
[Met Performance] CID:355058
The Nose {10}
Metropolitan Opera House; 10/12/2013
[Met Performance] CID:355072
The Nose {11}
Metropolitan Opera House; 10/17/2013
[Met Performance] CID:355102
The Nose {12}
Metropolitan Opera House; 10/22/2013
Broadcast
[Met Performance] CID:355078 
The Nose {13}
Metropolitan Opera House; 10/26/2013
HD Simulcast

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