Thursday Apr 24

Cast bio: Scott Wichael - Little Bat


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Praised for his expressive voice and versatile stage presence, tenor Scott Wichael has appeared on stages throughout the United States with a repertoire ranging from Mozart to Weill.  In 2014 Mr. Wichael will have his role premier of Little Bat in Susannah with St. Petersburg Opera and returns to The Lyric Opera of Kansas City as Dr. Blind in Die Fledermaus.  In 2013 he reprises the roles of The Witch in Hansel and Gretel with the Soo Theatre Project and Goro in Madama Butterfly with the Evansville Philharmonic.  During the 2011-2012 season he appeared with The Lyric Opera of Kansas City as Pang in Turandot and The Witch in Hansel and Gretel with Opera Omaha.  Other roles performed in 2011 include Die Knusperhexe in Hänsel und Gretel with the Eutiner Festspiele and #5 Magic Object in Transformations with the Kansas City Civic Opera.  The 2010 season included Monostatos in Die Zauberflöte with Asheville Lyric Opera, Rinuccio in Gianni Schicchi with Soo Theatre Project and Nanki Poo in The Mikado with Kansas City Metro Opera.  In 2009 he was Rinuccio in Gianni Schicchi and Mr. Angel in The Impresario with Rimrock Opera and Parpignol in La Boheme with Opera Omaha.  Recent performances include Prunier in La Rondine and Spoletta in Tosca with the Kansas City Puccini Festival; Rinuccio in Gianni Schicchi and Beppe in Pagliacci with The Crested Butte Music Festival; with Tulsa Opera he performed Don Curzio in Le Nozze di Figaro and Scaramuccio in Ariadne auf Naxos.  OPERA NEWS stated “Scott Wichael was delightful as the four servants…” in Les Contes D’Hoffmann at Des Moines Metro Opera.  Other roles at Des Moines Metro Opera include The Spirit of the Masque in Gloriana and The Dancing Master in Ariadne auf Naxos. 






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“The orchestra, conducted by Mark Sforzini, was a strength right from the delicious overture.”

Die Fledermaus - John Fleming, St. Petersburg Times


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