MICHAEL LEWIS OAM
Michael Lewis, one of Australia’s most respected singers, is highly regarded for his command of both operatic and concert repertoire.
Throughout his distinguished career, he has worked with many of the world’s leading conductors, directors, singers and orchestra’s in Europe, U.K., America, Mexico, Australia, New Zealand and Asia in a wide range of roles from Mozart to Wagner to 20th and 21st Century works. From a repertoire of 45 roles, Michael is particularly recognised for his interpretations of the work of Verdi, having performed 12 of the Italian masters’ works.
On the concert platform, Michael has appeared with numerous orchestras around the world and all of Australia’s symphony orchestras, his repertoire encompassing all of the major baritone works.
Michael has been an adjudicator for many prestigious competitions and awards including the Australian Singing Competition, The Opera Awards, The McDonald's Operatic Aria and The Joan Sutherland & Richard Bonynge Bel Canto Award.
In 2016 Michael joined the staff at WAAPA, Western Australian Academy of Performing Arts, where he teaches classical voice.
Michael was awarded an OAM in 2008, for services to the arts and the community.