2017–18 Season: Mime in Der Ring des Nibelungen
Since his 1999 San Francisco Opera debut as Sellem in The Rake’s Progress, tenor David Cangelosi has returned as Valzacchi in Der Rosenkavalier and as Mime in 2008’s Das Rheingold and 2011’s Ring cycle. He made his Metropolitan Opera debut as Mime in 2004, and he has also sung the role at Washington National Opera, Lyric Opera of Chicago, and with the Hong Kong Philharmonic and conductor Jaap van Zweden. Other recent performances include the Schoolmaster and Mosquito in The Cunning Little Vixen with the Cleveland Orchestra in Cleveland, Vienna, and Luxembourg; Goro in Madama Butterfly and Flask in Jake Heggie’s Moby-Dick with the Dallas Opera; the Marschallin’s Major Domo in Der Rosenkavalier with the Boston Symphony Orchestra; and Goro and Dr. Blind in Die Fledermaus with Lyric Opera of Chicago. Upcoming engagements include Mime in Das Rheingold with Opéra de Montréal and Spoletta in Tosca with Washington National Opera.