B I O G R A P H Y

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Lyric bass Michael Colman, recently hailed by Opera News for “fielding a fine, dark bass-baritone”, has performed leading and supporting roles with many premier regional opera companies including Basilio (Il barbiere di Siviglia) with Chautauqua Opera and Virginia Opera, The Commentator (Scalia/Ginsburg) with Opera Carolina, Opera Grand Rapids, and Chautauqua Opera, Guglielmo (Così fan tutte) with Opera Grand Rapids, Leporello (Don Giovanni) with the Janiec Opera Company, Colline (La Bohème) with Indiana University, Imperial Commissioner (Madama Butterfly) with Lyric Opera of Kansas City, Sergeant of Police (The Pirates of Penzance) with Dayton Opera, as well as concert performances as the Bass Soloist (Messiah) with the Dayton Philharmonic and the Bass Soloist (Mozart Requiem) with The Virginia Consort. A native of Adrian, Michigan, Michael earned degrees from Baylor University, The University of Kansas, and Indiana University. Upcoming performances include The Commentator (Scalia/Ginsburg) with Opera in the Rock.