David Weigel

Voice Type: Bass-Baritone

Hometown: Asheville, North Carolina

Merola Roles: Death (Sāvitri)

Schools: University of Michigan; A.J. Fletcher Opera Institute (UNC School of the Arts); UNC Greensboro; Furman University; Merola Opera Program; Opera North; Brevard Music Center
Stephen Lusmann, Kathleen Kelly, Martin Katz, Robert Wells
Major Roles or Experience: Don Giovanni (Don Giovanni); Colline (La bohème); Don Basilio (Il barbiere di Siviglia); Frère Laurent (Roméo et Juliette); Bottom (A Midsummer Night’s Dream); Collatinus (The Rape of Lucretia); Spencer Coyle (Owen Wingrave)

Other Interests:

One of the best trips I have ever been on was with my aunt and uncle in Reykjavík, Iceland last summer. We went whale watching, spending an hour following a humpback whale named Picasso, and also took the Golden Circle Tour, which ended with a swim in Iceland’s oldest geothermal pool.

Fitness, Science Fiction and Fantasy Books/Movies/TV Shows, Teaching.

Awards: University of Michigan Friends of Opera, Winner, 2016