Michael J. Scott’s current and future engagements include POLICEMAN/OLD MAN/STUDENT The Nose Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, TITORELLI/FLOGGER/STUDENT Glass’ The Trial Theater Magdeburg and on tour to Opera Romana Craiova, as well as MONOSTATOS Die Zauberflöte, FATTY Aufstieg und Fall der Stadt Mahagonny, SOPEL Rimsky-Korsakov’s Sadko and SYPHAX Der König Kandaules Vlaamse Opera.
Most recent work includes SCRIBE Khovanshchina, TATTERED PEASANT Lady Macbeth of Mtsenk, ERSTER GEHARNISCHTER Die Zauberflöte, ABDALLO Nabucco, KNAPPE Parsifal, HAUSHOFMEISTER Der Rosenkavalier and roles in Candide Vlaamse Opera Antwerp, as well as KNAPPE Parsifal and HAUSHOFMEISTER Der Rosenkavalier Les Théâtres de la Ville de Luxembourg.
Other recent engagements include ERSTER JUDE (cover NARRABOTH) Salome Teatro Comunale di Bolzano, Teatro Comunale di Modena and Teatro Municipale di Piacenza, RODOLFO La Bohème Nationale Reisopera Resident Artists Programme and DON JOSÈ Carmen Co-Opera Co’s production in London, continuing through the UK.
Michael has a Bachelor of Music degree from the Manhattan School of Music and a Masters from the Royal College of Music. He made his debut in 2005 as DON CURZIO Le Nozze di Figaro New Jersey Opera Theater. He was a Resident Artist with Dicapo Opera Theatre in New York singing PARPIGNOL La Bohème and ELDER GLEATON Susannah. Other roles include MALE CHORUS The Rape of Lucretia with the MSM Accompanying Seminar, RODOLFO La Bohème Co-Operative Opera Company in London, the TENOR ROLES Lost Childhood IVAI-Tel Aviv, PASEK The Cunning Little Vixen, ERSTER GEHARNISCHTER Die Zauberflöte, and JENIK The Bartered Bride RCMIOS.
On the concert platform he has sung Beethoven’s Ninth Symphony with the Bryn Athyn Symphony and the Cambridge Sinfonia and has given recitals in New York, Florence and London. Besides singing, Michael was a member of the first-ever Royal College of Music team that competed on BBC’s University Challenge.