2017-18 Season: Mime in Der Ring des Nibelungen
Tenor David Cangelosi made his Company debut in 1999 as Sellem in The Rake’s Progress and has since appeared as Valzacchi (Der Rosenkavalier) and Mime (Das Rheingold). He made his Metropolitan Opera debut as Mime and also sang the role throughout the entire Ring cycle at Lyric Opera of Chicago and on the recording Domingo: Scenes from the Ring (EMI Records). The tenor’s other Met credits include Don Basilio (Le Nozze di Figaro), Spoletta (Tosca), L’Incredibile (Andrea Chénier), Goro (Madama Butterfly), and Il Tinca (Il Tabarro). Cangelosi is a former member of Lyric Opera of Chicago’s Center for American Artists and has sung a wide range of roles with that company, including Valzacchi, Goro, Pang (Turandot), the Dancing Master (Ariadne auf Naxos), Monostatos (Die Zauberflöte), Bardolfo and Dr. Caius (Falstaff), Spoletta, Le Dancaïre (Carmen), Tobias Ragg (Sweeney Todd), and Uncle Donato (Bolcom’s A Wedding). Recent career highlights include Spoletta at the Dallas Opera; Monostatos, the Four Servants (Les Contes d’Hoffmann), and Pang at the Santa Fe Opera; Dr. Caius at Los Angeles Opera; Guillot (Manon), Goro, and Spoletta at Lyric Opera of Chicago; and Bob Boles (Peter Grimes) and Beppe (Pagliacci) at Washington National Opera.