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Arizona Opera Cast Members & Creatives

Michael Corvino

Mr. Corvino began his operatic career in 1997, singing the role of Sharpless with Opera Northeast’s production ofMadama Butterfly. Since then, his career has continued to grow and flourish, taking him to Europe and Asia, as well as to many houses in the United States. In the 2000 – 2001 season, he joined the roster of New York City Opera, where he made many returns in the years to follow. Roles in his repertoire include Verdi’s Rigoletto(title role), Germont (La traviata), Nabucco (title role), Amonasro (Aïda), Iago (Otello), and the Count di Luna (Il trovatore), as well as Figaro (Il barbiere di Siviglia), Alfo (Cavalleria Rusticana), Tonio (I Pagliacci), Marcello (La bohème), David (L’amico Fritz), Lescaut (Manon Lescaut), and Enrico (Lucia di Lammermoor), among many others. On the concert stage, he has sung Verdi concerts with Dayton Opera, Sarasota Opera, Opera Birmingham, and the New Haven Symphony Orchestra, in addition to a gala concert with Opéra de Montréal. In the 2010 – 2011 season, he joined the Metropolitan Opera roster, as part of the casts ofCapriccio (R. Strauss), Roméo et Juliette (Gounod) and Don Carlo (Verdi). In 2012, he joined the Lyric Opera of Chicago roster, as part of the cast of Simone Boccanegra (Verdi).

Upcoming for Mr. Corvino is the role of Tonio in I Pagliacci with Compania Lirica Nacional in Costa Rica and the title role in Rigoletto with Musica Viva (Kingman Lo) in Hong Kong.


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