Described as “an artist of almost terrifying magnetism” (New York Observer) and praised for his “clear and robust” tenor (Opera News), Michael Kuhn is a versatile singer and actor specializing in the fields of opera, musical theatre and concert works. Recent career highlights have included two Off-Broadway runs of Vid Guerrerio’s critically-acclaimed ¡Figaro! 90210 as Basel, Lázaro in Jorge Martín’s Before Night Falls with Florida Grand Opera and Gabriel von Eisenstein in Die Fledermaus with Houston’s Opera in the Heights, a performance hailed by The Houston Press as “polished, soigné and hot to trot”. This season, Michael appears as a soloist with the Carolina Philharmonic, with Bourbon Baroque in Handel’s Messiah, with the Schola Cantorum of Holy Trinity Roman Catholic Church in Mozart’s Requiem and with New York’s Midtown Concerts in Boccherini’s Stabat Mater. This summer, Michael makes two role debuts as Count Almaviva in The Barber of Seville with Summer Garden Opera and as the Podestà in Mozart’s The Secret Gardener with On Site Opera.
He has performed with Florida Grand Opera, Opera Theatre of St. Louis, Central City Opera, Virginia Opera, The Princeton Festival, Syracuse Opera, Brooklyn’s LoftOpera and Opera in the Heights. A passionate performer of new music, Michael has participated in several workshops, scenes and premiers with the Center for Contemporary Opera, American Lyric Theatre, Baltimore’s CenterStage and notably with the Foundation for Filipino Artists in the U.S. premiere of Spoliarium at the Tribeca Performing Arts Center.
Michael is a native of Crofton, MD and currently resides in New York City. He is an alumnus of New England Conservatory (MM Vocal Performance) and Syracuse University (BM Music Industry).www.michaelkuhntenor.com