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Michael Orlinsky, Baritone

 Cell Phone (702) 557-3669 · michael@elliot7.com

Upcoming Performances
 

Poponel

The Boy Who Grew Too Fast Golden Gate Opera 2017

Brighella

Kleine Harlekinade Contemporary Opera Marin 2017

Narciso

Bless me Ultima Opera Cultura 2017
Roles
 

Sancho Panza

Don Quichotte Island City Opera 2017

Coyote Loco

Coyotes and Rabbits! Opera Cultura 2017

Ko ko

The Mikado The New Philharmonic 2017

Chef Pierre

BraceBridge Dinners Andrea Fulton Productions 2016

Ullie

Circe's Pigs Sonic Harvest 2016

Torquemada

L'heure Espagnole Opera Academy of California 2016

Piccia Tuccia

The (New) Mikado The Lamplighters 2016

Sam

Lincoln: and the African American Connection Golden Gate Opera 2016

Mozart

Mozart and Salieri Contemporary Opera Marin 2016

Cipriano

Rio de Mujeres Opera Cultura 2016

Bob

The Old Maid and The Thief Opera Lounge 2016

Guglielmo

Cosi fan tutte Presidio Trust 2016

Schaunard

La Boheme (Leoncavallo) West Edge Opera 2016

Morales (cover)

Carmen Opera San Jose 2016

Mr. Patetic

The Computer Kids Magic Night Solo Opera 2016

Baritone

Morts pour la France Freedom-Arts 2015

Figaro

Il Barbiere di Siviglia Main Street Opera 2015

David

A Hand of Bridge Floating Opera Company 2015
Enrico (cover) Lucia di Lammermoor Livermore Valley Opera 2015
Uberto La Serva Padrona San Francisco Opera Guild 2015
Normanno Lucia di Lammermoor Pocket Opera 2015

L'Imperial Commissario

Madama Butterfly Livermore Valley Opera 2015

Court Usher

Rigoletto West Bay Opera 2015
Ford Falstaff Kor Productions 2014
Enrico Lucia di Lammermoor Main Street Opera 2014
Henrik Maskarade VOX3 2014
Guglielmo Cosi fan Tutte Candid Concert Opera 2014
Sir Joseph Porter K.C.B. H.M.S. Pinafore Gilbert and Sullivan Society 2014
The Father Hansel and Gretel Main Street Opera 2014
William Jennings Bryan The Ballad of Baby Doe North Park University 2014
Horace Tabor (cover &) The Ballad of Baby Doe North Park University 2014
Sacristan/Sciarrone/Jailer Tosca New Philharmonic 2014
Prince Humperdink (premiere) The Princess Bride Steven Wallace 2013
Ko-ko-ri-ko Ba-ta-clan North Park University 2013
Marco Gianni Schicchi Main Street Opera 2013
Ben The Telephone Self-Produced 2012
Papageno The Magic Flute North Park University 2012
Schlemil/Hermann les contes d'Hoffmann Katydid Productions 2012
Angelotti/Sciarrone Tosca Main Street Opera 2012
Michael "The Figment" Zombie A-Pocolips OperaWorks 2011

Aenaes/The Sailor

Dido and Aenaes Sin City Opera 2011

Yamadori/Yakuside,
Sharpless (cover)

Madama Butterfly UNLV Opera Theatre 2011

Chief Laymen

Pandemic (Premiere) RagTag Entertainment 2011
The Boy

Marry Me A Little RagTag Entertainment 2011
Bob The Old Maid And The Thief Self-Produced 2010
Gianni Schicchi Gianni Schicchi Danielle White 2010
Masetto Don Giovanni Sieur Du Luth 2010
The Imperial Commisioner/ Yamadori Madama Butterfly Nevada Opera Theatre 2010
The Speaker The Magic Flute UNLV Opera Theatre 2010
Benoit/Alcindoro La Boheme Nevada Opera Theatre 2010
Belcore (Cover) L’elisir d’amore Opera Las Vegas 2010
Amantio di Nicolao, Notaro Gianni Schicchi Opera Theatre 2009
Don Alfonso (Cover &) Cosi Fan Tutte UNLV Opera Theatre 2008
 
Opera Scenes
   
Don Giovanni Don Giovanni NorthWestern Summer Scenes Seminar 2015
Rigoletto Rigoletto NorthWestern Summer Scenes Seminar 2015
Marcello La Boheme NorthWestern Summer Scenes Seminar 2015
Malatesta Don Pasquale NorthWestern Summer Scenes Seminar 2015
Tamino The Magic Flute NorthWestern Summer Scenes Seminar 2015
Ping Turandot North Park University 2013
Vernon Summer in Smoke North Park University 2013
John Hale The Crucible North Park University 2013
Hamlet Hamlet North Park University 2013
Narrator Into the Woods North Park University 2013
The Count le nozze di Figaro North Park University 2012
Dancairo Carmen North Park University 2012
Marcello Boheme North Park University 2012
Petruccio The Taming of the Shrew North Park University 2012
Carl-Magnus A Little Night Music North Park University 2011
Archibald Grosvenor Patience North Park University 2011
Sulpice la fille du regiment North Park University 2011
Top The Tenderland UNLV Opera Theatre 2010
George Of  Mice and Men UNLV Opera Theatre 2010
Guglielmo Cosi fan tutte Sieur Du Luth 2010
John Proctor The Crucible, Ward UNLV Opera Theatre 2010
Pandolfe Cendrillon UNLV Opera Theatre 2010
Figaro Le nozze di Figaro UNLV Opera Theatre 2009
Don Giovanni Don Giovanni UNLV Opera Theatre 2009
Taddeo L’italiana in Algeri UNLV Opera Theatre 2007
 
Oratorio
   
Soloist Messiah Solano Chamber Society 2014
Soloist Messiah Niles Metropolitan Chorus 2013
Soloist Rejoice in the Lamb(Britten) North Shore Choral Society 2013
Soloist (The Trumpet..) Messiah North Park University 2013
Soloist (Cover) Faure Requiem VOX3 2013
Soloist Fantasia on Christmas Carols The University of Wisconsin Marshfield/Wood County Concert Choir 2012
Soloist Seven Last Words of Christ Philomena Foundation 2012
Fulton, Of Thee I Sing UNLV Choral 2008

Chairman of the Committee

     
Apollyon Pilgrim's Progress  Richard Brunson's UNLV Doctoral Conducting Recital 2008
       
 
Chamber Works
   
Dover Beach   North Park University 2014
 
Outreach
   

Papageno

The Magic Flute Opera a la carte 2015
Don Pasquale Donizetti Main Street Opera 2014
The Father (outreach) Hansel and Gretel Chicago Opera Playhouse 2013 - 2014
L'elisir d'amore Donizetti Main Street Opera 2013
The Wolf (premiere) Knightly News Chicago Opera Playhouse 2012
The Wolf/Woodsman Cinderhood Chicago Opera Playhouse 2012
Boy Watch Out! Or the music will get you, Hub Miller GMA Productions 2009 - 2010
       
 
Work as Director
   
La Dolorosa José Serrano Main Street Opera 2014
Don Pasquale Donizetti Main Street Opera 2014
L'elisir d'amore Donizetti Main Street Opera 2013
The Telephone Menotti Self-Produced 2012
Marry Me A Little Sondheim RagTag Entertainment 2011
The Old Maid And The Thief Menotti Self-Produced 2010
       
 
Other Positions
   
Assistant Stage Manager Cosi Fan Tutte UNLV Opera Theater 2008
Chorus Master Hansel and Gretel Main Street Opera 2014
       
 
Premieres
   
Prince Humperdink The Princess Bride Steven Wallace 2013
Blackhawk (premiere) Blackhawk Speaks Patricia Moorehead 2013
Chorus Frankenstein   2013
The Wolf Knightly News Jonathan Stinson 2012

Strom Thurmond (scene)

The March (Workshop) Jonathan Stinson 2012

Chief Laymen

Pandemic William Waldrop and Bobby Williamson 2011
A Red, Red Rose Art Song Michael Orlinsky 2011
Soloist - "Winter" from.. A Red, Red Rose Brian Myer 2010
       
  Compositions    
       
Orchestral Text: App. Time / Orchestration:  
Requiem

Frederick Delius,
Traditional Latin Text, Reinhold Niebuhr,
Ellen Shipitalo,
Michael Orlinsky

Classical Orchestra (40:00) 2015
       

Chamber

     

If You Forget Me

Pablo Neruda Guitar, Flute, Counter-Tenor or Soprano (5:00) 2013, Premiered with Piano at Paul Bork's Senior Reecital at DePaul University 05-05-2013
Me gustas cuando callas Pablo Neruda Piano, Cello, Soprano (6:00) 2013, Premiered at Audra DiGerlando's Senior Recital at North Park University
Opera      
Angels of Colombia The MLK Jr. High School in Pittsburg, CA (Associated with the San Francisco Opera Guild "Voices for Social Justice Program." Piano, Student Soloists, and chorus (20:00) 2015, Premiered at MLK Jr. High School in Pittsburg, CA 05 - 12 -2015
The Highwayman Alfred Noyes Mezzo-Soprano (17:00) 2013
The Raven Edgar Allan Poe Oboe, Harp, Violin, Cello, Baritone (Overture - 8:00, Cycle - 25:00) 2014, Premiered with piano at Michael Orlinsky Composition Recital 08 - 25 - 2013
Robin Hood Adapted from Howard Pyle text In Progress... In Progress...
       
Art Songs      
Abu Ben Adam James Henry Leigh Hunt Baritone (4:30) 2012, Premiered at The Moorings Senior Community 01 - 2012
"A Night with Eichendorff", Three Songs Josef von Eichendorff Soprano (9:00) 2012 - 2013, Premiered at Michael Orlinsky Composition Recital 08 - 25 - 2013
A Park in the City Anonymous Tenor (1:30) Premiered at North Park University Art Song Class Recital 12 - 2013

A Red, Red Rose

Robert Burns Baritone (3:30) 2010, Premiered at North Park University General Recital 05 - 03 - 2012

Ballad for Queen Eleanor

Howard Pyle Tenor (3:00) 2011, Premiered at Michael Orlinsky Composition Recital 08 - 25 - 2013

Daffodils (I wandered lonely as a cloud)

William Wordsworth Soprano (2:00) 2010, Premiered at Michael Orlinsky Composition Recital 08 - 25 - 2013

Danny Boy, arr.

Frederick Weatherly Baritone (3:00) 2011, Premiered at Michael Orlinsky Composition Recital 08 - 25 - 2013
Der Schiffer (Lorelei) Heinrich Heine Mezzo-Soprano (3:00) 2012, Premiered at Michael Orlinsky Composition Recital 08 - 25 - 2013
The Most Astounding Fact Neil DeGrasse Tyson Baritone (5:00) 2013, Premiered at Michael Orlinsky Composition Recital 08 - 25 - 2013
Wexford Carol, arr. Traditional Irish Carol Baritone (3:30) 2012, Premiered at Our Lady of Mercy in Chicago 12 - 05 - 2012
Emerson's Lullaby Michael Orlinsky Soprano (2:00) 2014
Five Settings of William Carlos Williams Poetry William Carlos Williams Tenor (5:00) 2012, Premiered at Michael Orlinsky Composition Recital 08 - 25 - 2013
L'etranger Charles Baudelaire Mezzo-Soprano (2:30) 2013, Premiered at Michael Orlinsky Composition Recital 08 - 25 - 2013
Lullaby for an Infant Chief Sir Walter Scott Soprano (4:00) 2012, Premiered at Michael Orlinsky Composition Recital 08 - 25 - 2013

Love's Philosophy

Percy Bysshe Shelley Tenor (2:45) 2014

On the Corner of Atwood and Bates

Abbey Wamboldt Mezzo-Soprano (3:30) 2010, Premiered at Michael Orlinsky Composition Recital 08 - 25 - 2013
       
Choral      
What Sweeter Music Robert Herrick (3:30) 2013, Premiered with VOX3 at St. Helena Episcopal in Chicago 12 - 08 - 2013
       
  Education    
Master of Music Vocal Performance North Park University 2014
Student Summer Scenes Seminar NorthWestern University 2015
Student Inventing Our Future Integrated Learning Summer Institute 2015
Young Artist   Opera Las Vegas 2014
Donald Chen Young Artist   North Shore Choral Society 2013
Bachelor of Music Vocal Performance University of Nevada, LV 2011
Advanced Artist   OperaWorks 2011
Student   Sieur Du Luth (UMD) 2010
Student   Big Bear Lake Song Festival 2009
Student   Midsummer Theatre Festival 2004
       
  Awards    
Opera Assistantship   North Park University 2011 - 2014
First Place Vocal Competition Polish Arts Club (Chicago) 2014
First Place Chamber Ensembles Competition North Park University 2014
Finalist Vocal Competition Union League Civic and Arts Foundation 2012, 2013
Second Place Performance Awards North Park University 2012, 2014
First Place Vocal Competition NATS Sophomore Division (Las Vegas) 2008
       
  Affiliations    
Teaching Artist Voices for Social Justice San Francisco Opera Guild 2015 - present
Competition Judge NATS Vocal Competition Cal State East Bay (Hayward) 2015
Teacher (piano, voice, class)   Village Center for the Arts 2015
Compant Member   VOX 3 Collective 2013 - 2014
Soloist and Chorus   Chicago Choral Artists 2011
Educational Director   Main Street Opera 2013 - present
Teaching Artist   Chicago Opera Theater 2013 - 2014
       
Voice Teachers Conductors Directors Coaches
Sheri Greenawald Alex Katzman Candace Evans Nyela Basney
Luana DeVol Kirk Muspratt Brad Dalton Dr. Karen McCann
Dr. Karen Bauer Dr. Tom Zelle Sarah Young Jason Carlson
Kurt Link Gregory Hughes Jenn Cox George Tenegal
Dr. Alfonse Anderson Christopher Owens Charlie McGrath Dr. Philip Kraus
Kelly Anderson Emanuele Andrizzi Sally Eames James Morehead
Mark Thomsen Taras Krysa Brandon Hayes Myron Silberstein
Dr. Juline Gilmore Gaetano Colajanni Dawn Harris Jeffrey Ray
Dr. Serdar Ilban Frank Fetta Dr. Courtney Crouse Douglas Sumi
Michael Cochran Codrut Birsan Dr. Regina Zona  
    Mike Kotze