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Michael Spyres was born in Missouri and studied in the United States and later at the Vienna Conservatory. His repertoire includes Raoul (Les Huguenots), Fernand (La Favorite) and Mozart’s Idomeneo. In 2007 he made his début as a baritenor in La gazzetta at Rossini in Wildbad, followed a year later by the title-rôle in Otello, with Néoclès (Le Siège de Corinthe) in 2010. In 2008–2009 he joined the Deutsche Oper Berlin, where his rôles included Tamino (Die Zauberflöte) and the Steersman (Der fliegende Holländer). In 2009 he made his début at La Scala, Milan in Il viaggio a Reims. In 2010 he appeared in Gounod’s Roméo et Juliette at Opera Ireland. His career has continued with engagements in the theatre and concert-hall throughout Europe, including his début in the 2012–2013 season at the Liceu in Barcelona as Hoffmann in Les Contes d’Hoffmann, and his début at the Royal Opera house in London as Rodrigo in La donna del lago.

Albums featuring this artist are available for download from ClassicsOnline.com
Role: Classical Artist 
Album Title
Catalogue No  Work Category 
40 TRACKS FOR 40 YEARS - Delos' 40th Anniversary Celebration Delos
MAYR, G.S.: Medea in Corinto [Opera] (D. Rodriguez, Spyres, R. Lorenzi, E. Scala, M. Marcu, Cauteruccio, Orchestra Internazionale d'Italia, F. Luisi) Dynamic
MAYR, J.S.: Medea in Corinto (Festival della Valle d'Itria, 2015) (NTSC) Dynamic
Opera DVD
MAZZONI, A.M.: Antigono [Opera] (Spyres, McGreevy, Lucciarini, Quintans, Divino Sospiro, Onofri) Dynamic
MONTEVERDI: Sacred Music (Ensemble Concerto) Dynamic
Choral - Sacred
Opera Arias (Tenor): Spyres, Michael - DONIZETTI, G. / STRAVINSKY, I. / ROSSINI, G. / MOZART, W.A. / BIZET, G. / MASSENET, J. (A Fool for Love) Delos
Opera, Operetta, Opera
ROSSINI, G.: Aureliano in Palmira (Rossini Opera Festival, 2014) (Blu-ray, HD) Arthaus Musik
Opera DVD
ROSSINI, G.: Aureliano in Palmira (Rossini Opera Festival, 2014) (NTSC) Arthaus Musik
Opera DVD
ROSSINI, G.: Ciro in Babilonia (Rossini Opera Festival Pesaro, 2012) (Blu-ray, HD) Opus Arte
Opera DVD
ROSSINI, G.: Ciro in Babilonia (Rossini Opera Festival Pesaro, 2012) (NTSC) Opus Arte
Opera DVD
ROSSINI, G.: Gazzetta (La) (Cristarella Orestano, Gauthier, Naples San Pietro a Majella Conservatory Chorus, Czech Chamber Soloists, Franklin) Naxos
ROSSINI, G.: Guillaume Tell [Opera] (complete version) (Foster-Williams, Spyres, J. Howarth, Poznan Camerata Bach Choir, Virtuosi Brunensis, Fogliani) Naxos
ROSSINI, G.: Otello (Spyres, Pratt, Guagliardo, Cluj Transilvania Philharmonic Choir, Virtuosi Brunensis, Fogliani) Naxos
ROSSINI, G.: Siege de Corinthe (Le) [Opera] (Regazzo, Cullagh, Spyres, Sala, Ramos, Poznan Camerata Bach Choir, Virtuosi Brunensis, Tingaud) Naxos

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