David Cangelosi has firmly established himself as an artist who combines both excellent singing with winning characterizations. In 2004 he made his Metropolitan Opera debut as Mime in Das Rheingold, conducted by James Levine; and has returned in multiple principal roles and ‘Ring’ related assignments over the past twelve years.
Upcoming highlights include his company debut with Houston Grand Opera (Tosca, Eugene Onegin), and reprising his signature role of Mime for the ‘Ring’ with Washington National Opera and Boston Wagner Society. Other notable ‘Ring’ highlights include a recording of the ‘Forging Scene’ (Siegfried) with Placido Domingo for EMI Classics’ Scenes from the Ring; Siegfried and full ‘Ring’ productions with Lyric Opera of Chicago and San Francisco Opera. Recent performances include his role debut of the ‘Witch’ in Hänsel und Gretel; Salome with Boston Symphony Orchestra; Cunning Little Vixen with Cleveland Orchestra; and a concert with Saito-Kinen Festival in Matsumoto, Japan. Return engagements with the Boston Symphony, Cleveland Orchestra, and Dallas Opera are scheduled for 2016/17.Career highlights include multiple appearances with Paris Opera, Carnegie Hall, Hollywood Bowl, San Francisco Opera, Canadian Opera Company, Washington National Opera, Santa Fe Opera, Dallas Opera, Chicago Symphony, Los Angeles Philharmonic, Ensemble Orchestral de Paris, Venice Film Festival, and additional recordings with EMI Classics, London. Cangelosi continues his close, multi-decade association with the Lyric Opera of Chicago, and also serves as the Artistic/Program Director of the Vann Vocal Institute in Montgomery, Alabama.