Dale Travis

Bass-baritone Dale Travis has become one of the most sought after bass-baritones in America today.  With a repertoire encompassing 50 roles over 25 years in a wide variety of styles from Mozart, Donizetti and Rossini to Strauss, Puccini and Wagner, Mr. Travis has been a frequent guest artist at the most prestigious opera companies in the world, including the Metropolitan Opera, the Lyric Opera of Chicago, the San Francisco Opera, Houston Grand Opera, Washington Opera, Los Angeles, Santa Fe Opera Festival, Opera Colorado, Spoleto Festival USA, the Saito Kinen Music Festival, Teatro Regio in Torino, Teatro Carlo Felice in Genoa, the Berlin Komische Oper, and the New Israeli Opera in Tel Aviv. Recently Mr. Travis returned to the Lyric Opera of Chicago for Tosca and The Merry Widow, Santa Fe Opera for Arabella, The Magic Flute and Albert Herring, and the San Francisco Opera for The Marriage of Figaro and Makrpolous Case, Sulpice in the Daughter of the Regiment in St. Louis, A View from the Bridge in Rome, Don Magnifico in La Cenerentola at Opera Colorado, and the Doctor in Vec Makropolous at the Metropolitan Opera. Engagements this season include La Traviata with Dallas Opera, and Bartolo in The Barber of Seville with Kentucky Opera, the role of Sacristan in Tosca with Michigan Opera Theatre, Frank in die Fledermaus with the Seiji Ozawa Music Academy. This past summer he returned to Glimmerglass Opera for The Barber of Seville, West Side Story, and Silent Night. Future engagements include San Francisco Opera for Sacristan in  Tosca, Frank in Fledermaus at the Saito Kinen Festival, a return to Minnesota Opera for Nino Rota’s The Straw Hat, and a return to Santa Fe Opera as Don Alfonso in Cosi fan Tutte.

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