Michael Peer, World Renowned Bass-Baritone Classical –Crossover Singer, Also Known As Opera Idol Is G.O.D.'s Nominee for Performing Arts Award
Michael Peers tagged as The Opera Idol who supports children with cancer diseases is being nominated for G.O.D. Awards for Performing Arts Category!
Michael Peer, a Pop-Opera crossover vocalist was born in Tel-Aviv, Israel. His passion for singing was discovered by his grandfather, Arkadi Namatiev (Russian Opera Singer), at the age of six.
When he was 17 years old, he decided to pursue his career in music. Michael graduated from Aaron Copland, New York, Master of Music in 2008. He studied with world renowned voice teachers such as: Mark Oswald, Patricia McCaffrey and Seth Riggs.
His voice is often described as,
"Velvet, outstanding timber (color) with a huge range of 4 octaves that can easily sing Bass to Contra Tenor,” Yedioth Achronot Newspaper, Sept. 2010
"From the start of a young man, Michael had a vibrant voice that displayed an incredible versatility between Opera and Pop styles,” Classical Singer, Nov. 2011.
He performed at Opera Colorado, Long Island Opera and the Israeli Opera among other opera houses.
Few of the roles that Michael performed include: Alidoro, Don Magnifico (La Cenertola),Papagenno (Magic Flute), Don Alfonso (Cosi fan tutte), Bartolo, Antonio, Figaro (Le nozze di Figaro), Guccio (Gianni Schicchi).
He played the role of Raul from “Phantom of the Opera”; by Andrew Llyod Webber. One of Michael’s highlight performances was his debut recital at Weill Recital Hall at Carnegie Hall, New York, NY Nov. 2011.
In addition, Michael is the music director of Arkadi Foundation that supports children with cancer diseases. As a volunteer in this foundation, he performs regularly as soloist at the Opera Idol show, Lincoln Center, New York, NY in 2011, 2012, and the years to come.
He is excited to work on his first record album of Pop-Opera songs in Los Angeles, CA.