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Mayes Michael, baritone
Michael Mayes was born in the USA. His repertoire includes Sharpless in Madama Butterfly (Puccini), Alfio in Cavaleria rusticana (Mascagni), Tonio in Pagliacci (Leoncavallo), Di Luna in Il trovatore (Verdi), the title role in Nixon in China (Adams), the title role in Sweeney Todd (Sondheim), Manfred in Out of the Darkness, Charlie in Three Decembers, Starbuck in Moby Dick (Heggie), the title role in Wozzeck (Berg), Older Thompson in Glory Denied (Cipullo), Lawrence in The Wreckers (Smyth), Kinesias in Lysistrata (Adamo), Edward Gaines in Margaret Garner (Danielpor) and others. He performs in the opera companies of Washington, Madrid, Dallas, San Diego, Memphis, Philadelphia, Pittsburgh, Seattle, Atlanta, Stuttgart and others. This is his Israeli Opera debut.