David Margulis makes his company debut during the 2014-15 season, appearing as Monastatos in The Magic Flute. Roles performed recently include the Young Servant (Elektra) at Des Moines Metro Opera, and Gastone (La traviata) and Ernesto (Don Pasquale) at the Marion Roose Pullin Opera Studio of Arizona Opera. In the summer of 2014, Mr. Margulis makes his mainstage debut at The Santa Fe Opera in The Impresario/ Le Rossignol double-bill and will follow that with a return to the mainstage at Arizona Opera as Tamino (The Magic Flute) in 2015.
On the concert stage, Mr. Margulis recently appeared at the inaugural New York Festival Song at North Fork program in Orient, New York, and performed his first Beethoven 9th Symphony for the opening night of the Phoenix Symphony’s season. In January 2014, he was seen at the Tucson Desert Song Festival performing on a program for the Ravinia Steans Music Institute on Tour with Kevin Murphy.
He has been part of numerous workshops of new pieces, including the workshop performance of Oscar at The Santa Fe Opera and the Workshop Premiere of Bohmler’s Riders of the Purple Sage at Arizona Opera. He has premiered numerous pieces, including the tenor solo in Robert Kyr’s Pacific Sanctus.
Mr. Margulis has been named a three-time Regional Finalist in the Metropolitan Opera National Council Auditions, and was the 2011‐2012 recipient of the Wilfred C. Bain Opera Fellowship at the Jacobs School of Music at Indiana University. He has participated in some of the finest training programs in the country, including those at The Santa Fe Opera, Des Moines Metro Opera, and the Opera Theatre of St. Louis.
A native of Plantation (Fort Lauderdale), Florida, Mr. Margulis has received degrees from the Jacobs School of Music at Indiana University, The University of Washington, and Florida State University.
For more information, please visit Mr. Margulis’ website.