Michael Sumuel

Michael Sumuel(Odessa, Texas)

2019–20 Season: Title role, The Marriage of Figaro

San Francisco Opera Highlights: Tom in Christopher Theofanidis’ Heart of a Soldier; Elviro in Handel’s Xerxes; Escamillo in Carmen; Masetto in Don Giovanni

Recent and Upcoming: Escamillo in Carmen (Norwegian National Opera and Ballet); Mozart’s Mass in C minor (Cleveland Orchestra, Orchestra of St. Luke’s Carnegie Hall); Beethoven’s Symphony No. 9 (Los Angeles Philharmonic Hollywood Bowl, Oklahoma City Philharmonic, Seattle Symphony); Beethoven’s Missa Solemnis (Grant Park Music Festival); Marcello in La Bohème (Houston Grand Opera); Alidoro in La Cenerentola (Oslo); Haydn’s Theresienmesse (Grant Park Chicago); Puccini’s Messa di Gloria (San Diego Symphony); Schubertiade (Wolf Trap Vienna Virginia); Handel’s Messiah (Phoenix Symphony, New Jersey Symphony Orchestra); Bach’s Magnificat (Mercury Houston); Sharpless in Madama Butterfly (Glyndebourne Festival Opera); Theseus in Britten’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream (Teatro Massimo di Palermo); Kate Whitley’s “I am I say” (Multi-Story Orchestra BBC Proms); Bach’s St. John Passion (Music of the Baroque Chicago); Bach’s St. Matthew Passion (Mercury Houston)

Merola Opera Program 2009