Since his 2007 Grand Prize-winning performance at the Metropolitan Opera National Council Auditions, tenor Michael Fabiano has been one of opera’s fastest-rising stars. The University of Michigan grad has headlined performances around the world including those with the San Francisco Opera, Glyndebourne Festival, Deutche Oper Berlin, Vancouver Opera and more. Fabiano currently appears in the Metropolitan Opera’s production of Puccini’s Manon.
Michael Fabiano is featured in the Michigan Opera Theatre’s season-opening gala concert on October 12th at the Detroit Opera House. WRCJ’s Peter Whorf speaks with Michael about his days at the University of Michigan..and two experiences that helped Fabiano to prepare for a life in performance…high school debate and baseball umpiring.
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