Michael in Melbourne Opera's 2015 Der Freischutz
Michael in Melbourne Opera’s 2015 Der Freischutz

Below is a list of selected repertoire from the more than 50 operatic roles, 40 concert words and 70 song cycles Michael has performed.

 

For a more complete list see:

OPERATIC REPERTOIRE | RECITAL REPERTOIRE | CONCERT REPERTOIRE

OPERATIC REPERTOIRE

Georges Bizet Carmen Escamillo (French and English)
  The Pearl Fishers Zurga (English)
Christoph Willibald Gluck Iphigenie en Tauride Orestes (French)
Don Kay The Bushranger’s Lover Michael Howe
Gian Carlo Menotti Amahl and the Night Visitors Melchior
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart Cosi Fan Tutte Guglielmo (Italian)
  The Magic Flute Papageno (English)
  Le Nozze di Figaro Il Conte (English)
Don Giovanni Don Giovanni (Italian)
Giacomo Puccini La Boheme Schaunard (English)
  Madama Butterfly Prince Yamadori (English)
    Sharpless* (English)
Henry Purcell Dido and Aeneas Aeneas
Gioacchino Rossini Il Barbiere di Siviglia Fiorello (English)
    Figaro* (English)
  La Cenerentola Dandini (Italian)
Richard Strauss Ariadne Auf Naxos Harlekin (German)
Arthur Sullivan Mikado Pooh-Bah
  The Gondoliers Luiz
Ralph Vaughan Williams Sir John in Love Sir Hugh Evans
    Sir John Falstaff*
Giuseppe Verdi La Traviata Il Marchese (English)
    Germont (Italian)
  Un Ballo in Maschera Renato (Italian)
Il Trovatore Conte di Luna (Italian)
Giuseppe Verdi/Peter Stopschinki The Scottish Opera – Macbeth Banquo (English)
Richard Wagner Die Walkure Hunding (German)
Tannhäuser Biterolf (German)
Wolfram* (German)
Carl Maria von Weber Der Freischutz Killian (English)
    Prince Ottokar* (English)

* = indicates Cover

RECITAL REPEROIRE

Samuel Barber Dover Beach
Ludwig an Beethoven An die Ferne Geliebte
Johannes Brahms Vier Ernste Gesang
Benjamin Britten Songs and Proverbs of William Blake
George Butterworth Six Songs from a Shropshire Lad
Edward Elgar Sea Pictures
Gerald Finzi Earth and Air and Rain
  Let Us Garlands Bring
Ivor Gurney The Western Playland
Juliana Hall Julie-Jane
Graeme Koehne Three Poems of Byron
Lori Laitman The Seed of Dream
Gustav Mahler Kindertotenlieder
  Lieder eines fahrenden gesellen
  Fünf Rückert Lieder
Francis Poulenc Chanson Gaillardes
  Chanson Villageoises
Maurice Ravel Don Quichotte e Dulcinee
Franz Schubert Winterreise
  Die Schöne Müllerin
  Schwanengesang
Robert Schumann Dichterliebe
  Liederkreis Op.24
  Liederkreis Op.39
Dmitri Shostakovich Suite on Verses of Michelangelo
Arthur Somervell A Shropshire Lad
Richard Strauss Vier Letzte Lieder
Ralph Vaughan Williams Songs of Travel
Ian Venables The Pine Boughs Past Music
  Songs of Eternity and Sorrow
Hugo Wolf Drei Harfenspieler

 

CONCERT REPERTOIRE

Johann Sebastian Bach Magnificat Bass Solo
  St. Matthew Passion Bass Solo
  Ich Habe Genug Bass Solo
Ludwig van Beethoven Mass in C Bass Solo
Maurice Durufle Requiem Baritone Solo
Gabriel Faure Requiem Baritone Solo
George Frederic Handel Messiah Bass Solo
Fridyas Hidas Requiem Baritone Solo
Felix Mendelssohn Saint Paul Baritone Solo
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart Vesperae Sollenes di Confessore Bass Solo
  Requiem Bass Solo
  Missa Longa in C Bass Solo
  Coronation Mass Bass Solo
Carl Rütti Requiem Baritone Solo
Camille Saint-Saens Oratorio de Noel Baritone Solo
John Stainer The Crucifixion Baritone Solo
Charles Villers Stanford Songs of the Fleet Baritone Solo
Ralph Vaughan Williams Five Mystical Songs Baritone Solo
  Serenade to Music Baritone Solos

SELECTED REPERTOIRE IN PREPARATION

Gian Carlo Menotti The Consul Police Chief
Giacomo Puccini Tosca Scarpia
Ottorino Respighi Sleeping Beauty Il Re
Ernst Toch The Princess and the Pea The Councillor
Giuseppe Verdi Rigoletto Rigoletto
  La Forza de Destino Don Carlo