Malcolm MacKenzie makes his company debut during the 2017-18 season, appearing as Don Alfonso in Mozart’s Così fan tutte and Germont in Verdi’s La traviata. Roles performed recently include Tonio in Leoncavallo’s Pagliacci with Dayton Opera; creating the role of Roger Chillingworth in Colorado Opera’s world premiere of The Scarlet Letter by Lori Laitman; returning to LA Opera as Stubb in Jake Heggie’s Moby-Dick; Enrico in Donizetti’s Lucia di Lammermoor with Eugene Opera; Giorgio Germont in Verdi’s La traviata with Virginia Opera; Schaunard in Puccini’s La bohème with San Diego Opera; a return to the Metropolitan Opera as Dancaïre in Bizet’s Carmen; the title role in Verdi’s Simon Boccanegra with Kentucky Opera; Belcore in Donizetti’s L’Elisir d’amore with San Diego Opera; Iago in Verdi’s Otello with Nashville Opera; Count di Luna in Verdi’s Il trovatore with Arizona Opera; Alfio/Tonio in Mascagni and Leoncavallo’s Cavalleria rusticana/I pagliacci with Arizona Opera; and Jack Rance in Puccini’s La fanciulla del West with Nashville Opera.
On the concert stage, Mr. MacKenzie has performed frequently as the baritone soloist for Carl Orff’s Carmina Burana, most recently with Los Angeles’ New West Symphony, the Symphony Orchestra of the University of California, Davis and the Savannah Symphony. He has also appeared with the Los Angeles Master Chorale, the Pacific Chorale, the Los Angeles Mozart Orchestra, and the Madison Symphony.
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