Biography

 

Michael J. Scott’s current and future engagements include SPOLETTA Tosca Nederlandse Reisopera, AHAB Elias Theater an der Wien, and KOMMISSAR CLEMENS Les Bienveillentes and MALCOLM Macbeth Opera Vlaanderen.

Most recent work includes MARQUIS The Gambler, FATTY Aufstieg und Fall der Stadt Mahagonny, MONOSTATOS Die Zauberflöte, SOPEL Rimsky-Korsakov’s Sadko, SYPHAX Der König Kandaules, SCRIBE Khovanshchina, TATTERED PEASANT Lady Macbeth of Mtsenk, ERSTER GEHARNISCHTER Die Zauberflöte, ABDALLO Nabucco, KNAPPE Parsifal, HAUSHOFMEISTER Der Rosenkavalier and roles in Candide Opera Vlaanderen, LIPPO FIORENTINO Street Scene Teatro Real, POLICEMAN/OLD MAN/STUDENT The Nose Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, TITORELLI/FLOGGER/STUDENT Glass’ The Trial Theater Magdeburg, as well as KNAPPE Parsifal and HAUSHOFMEISTER Der Rosenkavalier Les Théâtres de la Ville de Luxembourg.   Other international engagements include ERSTER JUDE (cover NARRABOTH) Salome Teatro Comunale di BolzanoTeatro Comunale di Modena and Teatro Municipale di Piacenza, RODOLFO La Bohème Nationale Reisopera Resident Artists Programme and DON JOSÈ Carmen Co-Opera Co’s production in London, continuing through the UK.

Michael has a Bachelor of Music degree from the Manhattan School of Music and a Masters and Artist Diploma from the Royal College of Music. He made his debut in 2005 as DON CURZIO Le Nozze di Figaro New Jersey Opera Theater. Other roles include MALE CHORUS The Rape of Lucretia with the MSM Accompanying Seminar, RODOLFO La Bohème Co-Operative Opera Company in London, the TENOR ROLES Lost Childhood IVAI-Tel Aviv, PASEK The Cunning Little Vixen, ERSTER GEHARNISCHTER Die Zauberflöte, and JENIK The Bartered Bride RCMIOS.

On the concert platform he has sung Beethoven’s Ninth Symphony with the Bryn Athyn Symphony and the Cambridge Sinfonia and has given recitals in New York, Florence and London. Besides singing, Michael was a member of the first-ever Royal College of Music team that competed on BBC’s University Challenge.