Michael Schade Biography (Wikipedia)
Michael Schade OC (born January 23, 1965) is a Canadian operatic tenor, who was born in Geneva and raised in Germany and Canada. He and his wife Dee McKee, and their youngest child live in Vienna, Austria; the rest of the family lives in Canada.
Schade attended St. Michael's Choir School in Toronto, then the University of Western Ontario in the Don Wright Faculty of music and on to the Curtis Institute for his Masters.
Schade has performed at the Canadian Opera Company, Vienna Staatsoper, Salzburg Festival, Metropolitan Opera, Washington Opera, Opéra National de Paris, San Francisco Opera, Hamburg State Opera, the Lyric Opera of Chicago and the Los Angeles Opera. At the Vienna Staatsoper, Schade has appeared in Daphne, Don Giovanni, Così fan tutte], Die Entführung aus dem Serail, Die Zauberflöte, Arabella, Il Barbiere di Siviglia, L'elisir d'amore, Die schweigsame Frau and Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg. He is a regular guest of the world-famous Lied-festival Schubertiade Schwarzenberg in Vorarlberg, Austria.
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