(Montclair, New Jersey)
2017–18 Season: Chevalier des Grieux in Manon
Tenor Michael Fabiano made his San Francisco Opera debut as Gennaro in Lucrezia Borgia in 2011, and has since returned as the tenor soloist in the Verdi Requiem in 2013, Rodolfo in La Bohème in 2014 and Luisa Miller in 2015, and in the title role of Don Carlo in 2016. His 2015–16 engagements included Rodolfo with Zurich Opera; Lensky in Eugene Onegin with the Royal Opera, Covent Garden; the Duke of Mantua in Rigoletto with Paris Opéra; and Jacopo Foscari in I Due Foscari at Madrid’s Teatro Real. For the 2016–17 season, he appears in the title role of Faust at Houston Grand Opera, Rodolfo and Alfredo in La Traviata at the Metropolitan Opera, and Jean the Baptist in Hérodiade at Washington Concert Opera. Recipient of the 2014 Richard Tucker Award and the 2014 Beverly Sills Artist Award, Fabiano is the first artist to win both awards in the same year.