MICHAEL LAMPARD - Baritone
Michael Lampard is a graduate of the Tasmanian Conservatorium Of Music.
In 2007, at only twenty-one years of age, he was selected as a finalist in Placido Domingo's Operalia competition in Paris and through an international audition process in 2005, sang the role of Guglielmo in the Rome Opera Festival season of Cosi Fan Tutte.
He has worked regularly with Melbourne Opera singing such roles as Schaunard in La Boheme, Morales in Carmen, the Marquis in La Traviata, Zurga in The Pearlfishers and Killian in Der Freischutz.
For Lyric Opera Of Melbourne he has sung the lead baritone role of Orestes in Gluck’s Iphegenie en Tauride and Harlequin in Ariadne Auf Naxos and Alidoro in La Cenerentola, both roles for CitiOpera.
Other engagements include Aeneas in Dido & Aeneas for Ten Days On The Island, Papageno in the University Of Tasmania’s season of The Magic Flute, the leading male role in the Hobart world premiere of The Bushranger’s Lover and some twenty performances as Escamillo in Carmen and Germont in La Traviata on tour in China.
Michael has appeared as soloist with the Sydney and Tasmanian Symphony Orchestra, the Tasmanian University Choral Society and in the City Of Hobart's Carols By The Bay.
He has been broadcast in ABC Classic FM’s Sunday Live series and live on NHK Radio in Tokyo, given recitals in Gloucester Cathedral in the UK, in the program of the Melbourne Recital Centre and MONA/FOMA in Hobart.