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, Chautauqua Opera, Opera in the Rock, and Toledo Opera [COVID cancellation], Guglielmo (Così fan tutte) with Opera Grand Rapids, Leporello (Don Giovanni) with the Janiec Opera Company, Colline (La Bohème) with Indiana University, Figaro (Le nozze di Figaro) with The University of Kansas, 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 Dottore Grenvil (La Traviata) with Toledo Opera, and Grandpa Moss (The Tender Land), Pharaoh (Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat), and Second Armored Man (Die Zauberflöte) with Utah Festival Opera.