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 subsequently appeared as Valzacchi (Der Rosenkavalier) and Mime (Das Rheingold and Siegfried). 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 (William Bolcom’s A Wedding). Recent career highlights include Goro and Flask in Jake Heggie's Moby-Dick at the Dallas Opera and Mime at Washington National Opera.