Michael Hayes

March 23rd, 2015 by admin

American tenor Michael Hayes is well known for his exciting portrayals of dramatic tenor roles. Career highlights have included Don José in Carmen with New York City Opera and Florida Grand Opera; Cavaradossi in Tosca with Florida Grand Opera, and Fort Worth Opera; Radames in Aïda with Portland Opera; the title role in Otello with Opéra de Nantes; the title role in Les contes d’Hoffmann and Erik in Der fliegende Holländer with Fort Worth Opera; title roles in Faust, Les contes d’Hoffmann, and Werther with Portland Opera; title roles in Les contes d’Hoffmann and Faust with Cleveland Opera; Calaf in Turandot with Edmonton Opera and Virginia Opera; Rodolfo in La bohème with New York City Opera and Austria’s Kamptal Festival; Schwalb in Mathis der Mahler and Danilo in The Merry Widow with New York City Opera; fully-staged Das Lied von der Erde with L’Opéra de Rouen; the Duke in Rigolettowith Cleveland Opera and Manitoba Opera; Tichon in Katya Kabanova with Opera Theatre of Saint Louis; title role inOtello and Canio in Pagliacci with Washington DC’s Summer Opera Theatre; and Steva in Jenufa with Sarasota Opera. Concert highlights have included Radames in Aïda with L’Orchestre National de Lyon and Steva in Jenufa with Washington Concert Opera.