Tenor Michael Boley returns during the 2015-16 season, appearing as Spoletta (Tosca), Le Remendado (Carmen), and Steve (A Streetcar Named Desire). Mr. Boley made his company debut as an Associate member of the resident ensemble during the 2014-15 season, performing the roles of Borsa (Rigoletto), and the Sacristan and Edgardo (Where Angels Fear to Tread). He also covered the roles of the Duke (Rigoletto), Philip Herriton (Where Angels Fear to Tread), and Tamino (The Magic Flute). Recent performance highlights for Mr. Boley include the title role in Les Contes de Hoffman, Rodolfo (La bohème), Pinkerton (Madama Butterfly), the Duke (Rigoletto), Lenski (Eugene Onegin), and Tamino (The Magic Flute). Career highlights include Beethoven’s Symphony No. 9 with the Helena Symphony Orchestra, Calaf (Turandot) for DiCapo Opera, the world premiere of Anton Coppola’s La Coupe et les Lèvres at the Danny Kaye Playhouse in New York City with Inter-Cities Performing Arts, and The Crucible at the National Theatre of Pécs and the Szeged National Theater in Hungary, with performances telecast internationally.
The 2011-12 season featured Mr. Boley as soloist in Scriabin’s Symphony No. 1 with Helena Symphony Orchestra, Eurofest with Opera Naples and Carmen with Denyce Graves in a critically acclaimed production for Opera Charleston.Mr. Boley holds a BA in vocal performance from the College of Wooster and an MM in vocal performance from the University of Akron. For additional information, please visit http://www.michaelboley.com/.