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Michael Schade

Tenor Michael Schade travels from Vienna to Oseana June 2022 to teach young singers at our Summer academy.

Michael Schade is a Canadian operatic tenor, who was born in Geneva and raised in Germany and Canada, and now lives in Vienna.

Schade appears regularly on all of the important opera houses and concert stages of the world. Opera and concert performances have taken him to Lucerne, Glyndebourne and Salzburg Festivals, the Vienna, Hamburg and Berlin State Operas – and the Metropolitan Opera and Canadian Opera Company.

In addition to his opera career, Michael Schade devotes much of his artistry to concert and recital performances. He appears regularly with the leading orchestras of the world, such as the Vienna and Berlin Philharmonic, the Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra, the Berlin and New York Philharmonic Orchestra and the Cleveland Orchestra.

Schade is a prolific recording artist, his numerous recordings and immense repertoire range from Bach’s Passions to Mahler’s Lied von der Erde.

In 2007 the Vienna State Opera awarded Mr. Schade with the title Austrian Kammersänger. Schade is also artistic director of the Internationale Barocktage (Baroque Music Festival Abbey Melk), and also holds a professorship in historical performance practice in the faculty of Early Music at the University of Music and Performing Arts Vienna.

April 2022