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After a long and successful career performing the great tenor roles at the world’s leading opera houses, I unfortunately had to retire prematurely following a serious injury sustained on stage during a performance of Aida. That’s me below, as Canio in Pagliacci, from a production in Portland, Oregon.
I’m starting this blog as a way of communicating with opera lovers on the Web who might remember some of my performances, and are curious about what happened to me. It’s an opportunity for me to share some of my experiences and anecdotes, as well as excerpts from some of my performances that are not widely available. Just click on the appropriate menu option at the top of the page.
I’ll be adding more content over the coming weeks and months, so do look in again. In the meantime, here’s some audio to go with the picture….