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Canadian-American baritone Micah Schroeder, praised for his "smooth- as-glass lyrical contours” (The National Post/The Calgary Harold), is a graduate of the Vancouver Opera Yulanda M. Faris Young Artist Program, Opera Idaho Young Artist Program and an alumni of the Highlands Opera Studio, the Aspen Opera Centre as well as The Banff Centre of Arts and Creativity. Mr. Schroeder recently completed a Diploma in Operatic Performance from the University of Toronto and holds a Bachelor of Music and Master of Music in Opera from the University of British Columbia.
In the 2018/2019 Season, Mr. Schroeder will be a young artist with Opera Idaho and sing A-Rab in West Side Story and cover the title role of Don Giovanni and will return to the Highlands Opera studio in the Summer of 2019 to make his role debut as Harlekin in Ariadne auf Naxos. With Vancouver Opera, Mr. Schroeder covered Belcore in L'Elisir d'amore and the title role in Eugene Onegin, sang the role of David in Barber’s A Hand of Bridge, and appeared in the Vancouver Opera in Schools tour of Dean Burry's The Scorpion's Sting as well as the Vancouver premiere of Marcel Bergman’s Requiem for a Lost Girl. Other notable roles in his repertoire include the title role in Pelléas et Mélisande, Don Giovanni, and The Barber of Seville, Count Almaviva in Le Nozze di Figaro, Guglielmo in Così fan tutte, Baryton-martin in Vivier’s Kopernikus, Schaunard in La Bohème, Belcore in L’Elisir d’Amore, the Forester in The Cunning Little Vixen, Argenio in Handel’s Imeneo, and Pluton in Offenbach’s Orphée aux enfers to name a few.
At home on the concert stage, Mr. Schroeder has appeared in recital in such repertoire as the Harfnerlieder of Schumann and Wolf, Finzi's Let us garlands bring, Poulenc's La fraîcheur et le feu, Mahler's Lieder eines fahrenden Gesellen, and Vaughan Williams' Songs of Travel, and, Five Mystical Songs. Mr. Schroeder has also appeared with the Vancouver Symphony and the Victoria Newcombe Singers Orchestra and will debut with the Kamloops Symphony Orchestra in 2020.