Recent and future engagements of Michael Bennett include BOB BOLES Peter Grimes Theater Basel, QUINT Turn of the Screw New Israeli Opera, SERVANT in the UK premiere of Salvatore Sciarrino’s The Killing Flower (Luci mie Traditrici) Music Theatre Wales and Buxton Festival, roles in the new Philip Glass opera The Trial Music Theatre Wales and Linbury Studio ROH, TENOR The Tyrant Teatro Comunale di Bolzano, and WITCH/SAILOR in Sasha Waltz’s hugely successful production of Dido and Aeneas Teatro dell’Opera di Roma, Waldbühne Berlin, Staatsoper Berlin, and Saddlers Wells.

Educated at Durham University and The Royal Northern College of Music, Michael first came to public attention as the MADWOMAN in Yoshi Oida’s production of Britten’s Curlew River for Aix-en-Provence, in which he also starred in the New York revival. He returned to Aix-en-Provence as DON CURZIO Le Nozze di Figaro, (Daniel Harding) and as both MERCURIO and FIRST SOLDIER in L’Incoronazione di Poppea, (Marc Minkowski), a production he also sang in Vienna and the Cité de la Musique, Paris. A specialist in contemporary music Michael has worked closely with composers Marc Monnet and Param Vir as well as Ensemble Modèrne and Ensemble Psappha.

Other career highlights include ARLECCHINO in Luca Mosca’s Signor Goldoni Teatro La Fenice, TENOR in Philip Glass’s Hydrogen Jukebox Opéra de Nantes, Dido and Aeneas Lyon, TENOR in Philip Glass’s The Penal Colony Music Theatre Wales (recorded on CD), PETER QUINT The Turn of the Screw Opera Ile-de-France, Paris, DR. CAJUS Falstaff Longborough Festival, RECTOR ADAMS Peter Grimes and DR CAIUS Falstaff Opéra de Nancy, BASILIO Le Nozze di Figaro Kammerakademie Potsdam, LE PECHEUR in Stravinsky’s Le Rossignol for Opéra de Rouen as well as guest appearances at Staatsoper Berlin, Oper Leipzig, Théâtre de la Monnaie Bruxelles, Het Concertgebouw, Garsington Opera, Stadttheater Klagenfurt, BBC Radio 3 and Radio 4, Dutch Radio, NDR, Radio France Musique, Strasbourg Music Festival, Y Arts Centre, New York, Opéra National de Rhin, Strasbourg, Berliner Festwochen and Paris.

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