David Cangelosi


David Cangelosi made his Metropolitan Opera debut in 2004 as Mime in Das Rheingold. He has returned in multiple principal roles and Der Ring des Nibelungen-related assignments over the past twelve years.

Recent highlights include a multi-year performance/recording project of the Ring with the Hong Kong Philharmonic, his company debut with Houston Grand Opera (Tosca, Eugene Onegin), his role debut of the Witch in Hansel and Gretel, and reprising his signature role of Mime for the Ring with the Washington National Opera and Boston Wagner Society. Other notable Ring highlights include a recording of the Forging Scene (Siegfried) with Placido Domingo for EMI Classics’ Scenes from the RingSiegfried and full Ring productions with Lyric Opera of Chicago; and the San Francisco Opera, where he reprised both Mime roles in 2018.

Recent performances include The Cunning Little Vixen with the Cleveland Orchestra and Mime in Das Rheingold with the Boston Symphony at Tanglewood and the Opéra de Montreal. Mr. Cangelosi sang his role debut of Shuisky in Boris Godunov with the Dallas Opera in 2012 and has returned to the company for Moby Dick and Madame Butterfly. This summer, he makes his debut with Bard SummerScape as the Blind Judge in Das Wunder der Heliane, conducted by Leon Botstein.

Spring 2019

Appeared in


The Key of Dreams