Elliot Madore: A winner of the 2010 Metropolitan Opera National Council Auditions, Canadian baritone Elliot Madore is already gaining international notoriety for his voice and artistry. In the 2012 – 2013 season, he joins the ensemble of Opernhaus Zürich after graduating from the prestigious Lindemann Young Artist Development Program at the Metropolitan Opera.
This season, Elliot Madore will be seen in Zurich as Andrei a new production of Peter Eötvös’s 'Three Sisters', and revivals of 'Pagliacci' (Silvio), 'Un ballo in maschera' (Silvano), and 'La scala di seta' (Germano). He will make his European operatic debut at the Glyndebourne Festival in a new production of 'L’heure espagnole' as Ramiro and 'L’enfant et les sortilèges' as The Cat/Grandfather Clock directed by Laurent Pelly and conducted by Kazushi Ono. Future seasons will see him at the Metropolitan Opera, San Francisco Opera, Bayerische Staatsoper, Opernhaus Zurich, Glyndebourne Festival, Opéra National de Bordeaux, Opera Company of Philadelphia, Festival d’Aix-en-Provence, Opera Theatre of St. Louis, as well as with Seiji Ozawa at the Saito Kinen Festival and Théâtre des Champs-Elysées.