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Michael Borth

 
Bio:
Baritone Michael Borth is despite his young age a singer with quite a lot of experience and a wide-ranging repertoire from baroque to 20th century music, from oratorio (Mendelssohn's Paulus at Berliner Philharmonie 2014) to contemporary opera (2020/21 debut in Peter Maxwell Davies' chamber opera Mr. ... (read complete bio)
 

Bio:
Baritone Michael Borth is despite his young age a singer with quite a lot of experience and a wide-ranging repertoire from baroque to 20th century music, from oratorio (Mendelssohn's Paulus at Berliner Philharmonie 2014) to contemporary opera (2020/21 debut in Peter Maxwell Davies' chamber opera Mr. ... (read complete bio)

Stage Credits

Productions

 
[Regional (US), 2019]
Musical Director
 
[Off-Broadway, 2008]
Conductor
Keyboards
Orchestrator

Photos

Michael Borth (Music Director) and Mark S. Hoebee Photo

Michael Borth (Music Director) and Mark S. Hoebee

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Date:
11/25/2019
Mark S. Hoebee, Michael Borth, Alex Sanchez Photo

Mark S. Hoebee, Michael Borth, Alex Sanchez

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Date:
05/07/2019
Mark S. Hoebee, Michael Borth, Alex Sanchez Photo

Mark S. Hoebee, Michael Borth, Alex Sanchez

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Date:
05/07/2019

 

Stage

Productions

[Regional (US), 2019]
Musical Director

[Off-Broadway, 2008]
Conductor

Keyboards

Orchestrator

Michael Borth Biography

Baritone Michael Borth is despite his young age a singer with quite a lot of experience and a wide-ranging repertoire from baroque to 20th century music, from oratorio (Mendelssohn's Paulus at Berliner Philharmonie 2014) to contemporary opera (2020/21 debut in Peter Maxwell Davies' chamber opera Mr. Emmet takes a walk).

First impulses for a professional stage career came out of a participation in musical productions at school where he succeeded in leading roles.

Michael Borth studied in Weimar with Siegfried Gohritz and in Berlin at Hochschule f√ľr Musik Hanns Eisler with KS Roman Trekel, followed by 2 years in Valencia as a member of the Centre de Perfeccionament Pl√°cido Domingo. Michael's roles in Valencia included his debut as Albert in Massenet's Werther (with Anna Caterina Antonacci as Charlotte) and as Beno√ģt in La Boh√®me, but also Il Dio in H√§ndel's Silla, conducted by the famous baroque specialist Fabio Biondi.

Another essential field of Michael‚Äės artistic activities are Lieder, so he sang compositions by Robert Schumann and french composers in a concert in Valencia, accompagnied by Roger Vignoles, and successfully took part in the Enschede Lied Competition (audience award).

During the last years he performed with a number of distinguished conductors such as Roberto Abbado, Emmanuel Villaume, Daniel Cohen, Josep Pons, Jordan de Souza. Important technical and artistic impulses were also given by Thomas Quasthoff, Gregory Kunde, Pl√°cido Domingo, Ann Murray, Juan Diego Florez, Chris Merritt, Aris Argiris, Manuela Custer.

In 2018/19 Michael Borth joined the soloist ensemble of Theater Freiburg, where he had a promising start with debuts in 2 of the most prestigious baritone roles, Onegin and Don Giovanni, followed by Conte Almaviva in Mozart's Le Nozze di Figaro. His beautiful warm voice with radiant colours and his strong stage presence impress and convince audience and critics. He also appeared as Dr. Falke in Die Fledermaus and in a rarely performed opera by Erich Korngold (Der Ring des Polykrates) for that he was mentioned at Opernglas in February 2020: ‚ÄúMichael Borth as Peter Vogel is so much fun, with his comedic appearance and powerful, clear baritone voice (‚Ķ)‚ÄĚ.

For the season 2020/21 he is looking forward to interpret the role of Mr. Emmet in Sir Peter Maxwell Davies' eponymous chamber opera as a new facet of contemporary music in his repertoire.




Michael Borth News

BWW Review: THE MARVELOUS WONDERETTES: DREAM ON at The Winter Park Playhouse Photo BWW Review: THE MARVELOUS WONDERETTES: DREAM ON at The Winter Park Playhouse
by Joseph Harrison - Mar 29, 2022

What fun it is to take a stroll down memory lane and revisit the locations (and experiences) of our youth. Such journeys often include stops at familiar haunts, laughs at the fashions we thought were so hip at the time, and listening to the songs that served as the soundtrack to our formative years. Imagine, then, if you could roll all of those things into a musical, and you might get THE MARVELOUS WONDERETTES: DREAM ON ‚Äď the current mainstage production at the Winter Park Playhouse. This fun, fabulous and fantastic time-machine of a show featuring four wonderfully talented women illustrates perfectly the kind of intimate, inviting and thoroughly entertaining production that The Winter Park Playhouse so often has to offer.

THE ANDREWS BROTHERS Comes to Musical Theatre West in February
by Stephi Wild - Jan 26, 2022

Musical Theatre West presents their first show of 2022! A USO performance from the Andrews Sisters is in jeopardy when they fail to appear shortly before curtain. Thankfully, three earnest stagehands are determined to go on with the show!

Idaho Shakespeare Festival Announces 2021 Lineup Photo Idaho Shakespeare Festival Announces 2021 Lineup
by Stephi Wild - Nov 14, 2020

The Idaho Shakespeare Festival has announced its tentative 2021 lineup, after cancelled its 2020 edition due to the health crisis.

BWW Review: THE ANDREWS BROTHERS Jukebox Musical Recreates a WWII USO Show Somewhere  Photo BWW Review: THE ANDREWS BROTHERS Jukebox Musical Recreates a WWII USO Show Somewhere in the South Pacific
by Shari Barrett - Feb 25, 2020

THE ANDREWS BROTHERS sung-through musical is sure to please those who remember the 1940s first-hand, or those of us who appreciate the song stylings of those bygone days. According to Bean, a?oeHere we create the atmosphere of a rag-tag USO team a?' a very real organization with an important and impressive history a?' sing songs familiar to many in the audience, and try to live up to the memory of a legendary singing group.a?? And thanks to the talented, triple-threat performers, Kelley Dorney, Michael D'Elia, Max DeLorch and Grant Hodges, no matter what goes wrong, the show must go on!

TexARTS Will Present THE MARVELOUS WONDERETTES: DREAM ON Photo TexARTS Will Present THE MARVELOUS WONDERETTES: DREAM ON
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jan 20, 2020

The TexARTS Professional Series presents The Marvelous Wonderettes: Dream On written and created by Roger Bean and vocal and musical arrangements by Michael Borth. Performances will take place February 14 - March 1, 2020 at the Kam & James Morris Theatre in Lakeway.

BWW Review: RODGERS + HAMMERSTEIN'S CINDERELLA at Paper Mill Playhouse-An Elegant Tre Photo BWW Review: RODGERS + HAMMERSTEIN'S CINDERELLA at Paper Mill Playhouse-An Elegant Treasure to Behold and Enjoy
by Marina Kennedy - Nov 26, 2019

Paper Mill Playhouse is now presenting an elegant, charming production of Rodgers+Hammerstein's Cinderella. The show is expertly directed by the Playhouse's Producing Artistic Director, Mark S. Hoebee with stunning choreographies by JoAnn M. Hunter and superb musical direction by Michael Borth. Unforgettable performances by the stellar cast are complemented by the show's lavish costumes and sets.

Photo Coverage: The Cast of RODGERS & HAMMERSTEIN'S CINDERELLA at Paper Mill Playhous Photo Photo Coverage: The Cast of RODGERS & HAMMERSTEIN'S CINDERELLA at Paper Mill Playhouse Celebrate Opening Night
by Genevieve Rafter Keddy - Nov 25, 2019

Paper Mill Playhouse presents Rodgers + Hammerstein's Cinderella with music by Richard Rodgers, lyrics by Oscar Hammerstein II, new book by Douglas Carter Beane, and original book by Oscar Hammerstein II. Rodgers + Hammerstein's Cinderella will continue through Sunday, December 29, 2019, at Paper Mill Playhouse.

Photo Coverage: The Cast of RODGERS & HAMMERSTEIN'S CINDERELLA Take Opening Night Bow Photo Photo Coverage: The Cast of RODGERS & HAMMERSTEIN'S CINDERELLA Take Opening Night Bows
by Genevieve Rafter Keddy - Nov 25, 2019

Paper Mill Playhouse presents Rodgers + Hammerstein's Cinderella with music by Richard Rodgers, lyrics by Oscar Hammerstein II, new book by Douglas Carter Beane, and original book by Oscar Hammerstein II. Rodgers + Hammerstein's Cinderella will continue through Sunday, December 29, 2019, at Paper Mill Playhouse.

Photo Flash: First Look at Photos From Rodgers & Hammerstein's CINDERELLA at Paper Mi Photo Photo Flash: First Look at Photos From Rodgers & Hammerstein's CINDERELLA at Paper Mill Playhouse
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 22, 2019

Rodgers + Hammerstein's Cinderella began performances November 20, 2019, for a limited engagement through Sunday, December 29, 2019 at Paper Mill Playhouse (22 Brookside Drive) in Millburn, NJ. 

VIDEO: First Look at Rodgers & Hammerstein's CINDERELLA at Paper Mill Playhouse Photo VIDEO: First Look at Rodgers & Hammerstein's CINDERELLA at Paper Mill Playhouse
by Stage Tube - Nov 22, 2019

Paper Mill Playhouse, recipient of the Regional Theatre Tony Award, presents , presents Rodgers + Hammerstein's Cinderella with music by Richard Rodgers, lyrics by Oscar Hammerstein II, new book by Douglas Carter Beane, and original book by Oscar Hammerstein II. The Goren Family and the Harmony Helper App and Merck are the major sponsors of Rodgers + Hammerstein's Cinderella Paper Mill Playhouse's 2019-2020 season is proudly sponsored by Investors Bank.

Michael Borth Videos

VIDEO: First Look at Rodgers & Hammerstein's CINDERELLA at Paper Mill Playhouse VideoVIDEO: First Look at Rodgers & Hammerstein's CINDERELLA at Paper Mill Playhouse
by Stage Tube - Nov 22, 2019

Paper Mill Playhouse, recipient of the Regional Theatre Tony Award, presents , presents Rodgers + Hammerstein's Cinderella with music by Richard Rodgers, lyrics by Oscar Hammerstein II, new book by Douglas Carter Beane, and original book by Oscar Hammerstein II. The Goren Family and the Harmony Helper App and Merck are the major sponsors of Rodgers + Hammerstein's Cinderella Paper Mill Playhouse's 2019-2020 season is proudly sponsored by Investors Bank.

BWW TV: Get a Fairytale Sneak Peek of Paper Mill Playhouse's RODGERS + HAMMERSTEIN'S  VideoBWW TV: Get a Fairytale Sneak Peek of Paper Mill Playhouse's RODGERS + HAMMERSTEIN'S CINDERELLA
by TV - Press Previews - Nov 16, 2019

Paper Mill Playhouse presents Rodgers + Hammerstein's Cinderella with music by Richard Rodgers, lyrics by Oscar Hammerstein II, new book by Douglas Carter Beane, and original book by Oscar Hammerstein II. Rodgers + Hammerstein's Cinderella begins performances Wednesday, November 20, 2019, and will continue through Sunday, December 29, 2019, at Paper Mill Playhouse.

BWW TV: Go Inside Rehearsals for Paper Mill Playhouse's BEAUTY AND THE BEAST! VideoBWW TV: Go Inside Rehearsals for Paper Mill Playhouse's BEAUTY AND THE BEAST!
by TV - Press Previews - May 25, 2019

Paper Mill Playhouse will soon present the Tony Award-winning Broadway musical Disney's Beauty and the Beast (May 29-July 3), with music by Alan Menken, lyrics by Howard Ashman and Tim Rice, and book by Linda Woolverton. Tickets for Disney's Beauty and the Beast may be purchased by calling 973.376.4343, at the Paper Mill Playhouse Box Office at 22 Brookside Drive in Millburn, or online at www.PaperMill.org.

STAGE TUBE: Promo - 35MM: A MUSICAL EXHIBITION Set for Release on Ghostlight Records, 8/14
by Stage Tube - Aug 6, 2012

The debut album from composer Ryan Scott Oliver, 35MM: A Musical Exhibition (Original Cast Recording), will be released digitally on Tuesday, August 14th by Ghostlight Records. The album will be available in stores on Tuesday, September 11th. (Pre-orders for the recording are now being taken at http://sh-k-boom.com/35mm.shtml.) An album release concert is being planned for mid-September, about which additional details will be announced shortly. In the meantime, check out a video promo, featuring songs from the album and footage from the live production, below!

STAGE TUBE: The Marvelous Wonderettes Sing National Anthem for the NY Mets
by Eddie Varley - Apr 23, 2009

The cast of the off-Broadway hit The Marvelous Wonderettes sing the national anthem for the New York Mets at Citi Field, April 16, 2009