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John-Michael Scapin
September 10, 2016The Glenn Gould Opera presents Viardot's CendrillonJohn-Michael will be playing the role of Le Conte Barigoule in Pauline Viardot's Cendrillon. The production will be directed by Joel Ivany with musical direction by Peter Tiefenbch. Performances are November 18th and 19th in Mazzoleni Hall at The Royal Conservatory of Music.click here for more info
"You don't hear a voice like that every day. You don't hear a person just start singing one note and you go 'Oh my God'! That's a voice he was just blessed with"
Marvin Hamlisch
composer "A Chorus Line", "The Way We Were"

"Such a beautiful clear tenor voice with considerable warmth and flexibility"
Wendy Nielsen
Head Vocal Consultant COC, 2015 NVF

"Beautiful tone - Focused and pure"
Adrianne Pieczonka
Soprano, ACNMP 2014

"He has a powerful but easy stage presence and that unteachable gift to make an audience feel comfortable and yield to the theatrical occasion. I saw him do Shakespeare and contemporary work; he has a smashing rich, well-placed voice, intelligent interpretation with smart often surprising choices. He is an amazing singer and, without question has the ability to become an important interpreter..."
Adrian Noble
Director "Alcina" Vienna State Opera, Royal Schakespeare Company

"He is a staggering talent"
Sergio Trujillo
Choreographer "Jersey Boys", "Next to Normal", "Memphis"

Canadian Tenor, John-Michael Scapin, has been praised for his “clarion, perfectly pitched voice” and the “fantastic deftness” of his acting skills (cbc.ca). Mr. Scapin is the recipient of The Ihnatowycz Emerging Artist Scholarship at The Glenn Gould School of The Royal Conservatory of Music where he studies with Jean MacPhail.

This year John-Michael will appear as Le Conte Barigoule in Pauline Viardot’s Cendrillon directed by Joel Ivany. In Spring 2017, he will sing the title role in Leonard Bernstein’s Candide with Talk Is Free Theatre in a new production directed by Richard Ouzounian.

In 2006, John-Michael was the inaugural season winner of CBC’s Triple Sensation, a program dedicated to discovering young Canadian triple threats. After a nation wide search, John-Michael was awarded the Chapters & Indigo Scholarship for the Arts to attend the theatrical training institution of his choice. With this award, he attended New York University’s Tisch School of the Arts where he refined his skills as an actor at The Atlantic Acting School and The Classical Studio.

His select credits include: MacBeth, The Winter’s Tale, Much Ado About Nothing, Cloud 9, Eurydice, Roanoke (NYU), Scenes from the Bathhouse (TIFT), A History of Summer (Summerworks), The Magic Flute, Der Freischütz, Alcina, Abduction from the Seraglio (Opera Atelier), El Gato con Botas, The Cunning Little Vixen, La Belle Helene (GGS Opera).

He has appeared in Master Classes with Marlena Malas, Russell Braun, Adrianne Pieczonka, Larry Moss, Joe Flaherty, Michael Kahn, Patsy Rodenburg, Rebecca Caine, Graham Johnson, Isabel Bayrakdarian and Sanford Sylvan.

Additional training programs include: Tafelmusik Baroque Summer Institute, SongFest, Vancouver International Song Institute, The Vianden Festival and The Second City.

Mr. Scapin was born in Montréal, Quebec and resides in Toronto and Italy.
"One Thrilling Combination of Talents"Greg QuillToronto Star
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"Ontario High School Student named Canada's Triple Sensation"CBC NewsArts & Entertainment
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Review: "Take a Trip to The Bathhosue"Leigh BlenkhornBarrie Examiner
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"Soaked With Laughter"Susan DoolanBarrie Examiner
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Upcoming Events

Friday, November 18, 2016
Cendrillon
Mazzoleni Hall at The Royal Conservatory of Music
Toronto, Ontario
John-Michael will sing the role of Le Comte Barigoule in Viardot's Cendrillon. The production will be directed by Joel Ivany, with Musical Direction by Peter Tiefenbach.
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