Michael Maniaci, Counter-tenor
Roles with The Metropolitan Opera, Houston Grand Opera, Santa Fe Opera, Glimmerglass Opera, Pittsburgh Opera, New York City Opera, Odyssey Opera, Teatro La Fenice, Gran Teatre del Liceu, Royal Danish Opera, L’Opera Montpellier. Concert Appearances with The LA Philharmonic, Orchestra of St. Luke’s at Carnegie Hall, Ft. Worth Symphony Orchestra, Oregon Symphony, Apollo’s Fire, Boston Baroque. Ensemble Matheus, Pacific Baroque Orchestra, Tempesta di Mare and the Shanghai Opera Orchestra. He has appeared at the Beijing International Music Festival, Vancouver and Montreal Baroque Festivals and at the Prototype Festival at National Sawdust. Michael created the role of Xiao Qing in Zhou Long and Cerise Lim Jacob’s Pulitzer Prize Winning Opera, Madame White Snake, which was revived last season at the Cutler Majestic in Boston with Beth Morrison Projects. Maniaci recorded an album of Mozart Arias with the Boston Baroque Orchestra (TELARC), and can be seen on DVD in the Title Role of Meyerbeer’s Il Crociato in Egitto with Teatro La Fenice, (DYNAMIC), and as Nireno in Giulio Cesare with The Royal Danish Opera (DYNAMIC).