Michael C. Havlicek

Baritone

Michael C. Havlicek was born in Vienna.
He studied at the Konservatorium Wien University where he made his diploma in the title role of „Don Giovanni“ in 2004. He took part in master classes conducted by Walter Berry. Now he is coached by Prof. Heidrun Franz Vetter in Berlin.

In 2005 he made his Opera Debut as „Papageno“ in the Stadttheater St.Pölten and also had great success in this role during a Japan tour in the summer of 2005.
Recitals („Dichterliebe“ by R. Schumann, „Schwanengesang“ by F. Schubert) and Opera- concerts took him to South Africa, Sweden, Argentina, France, Germany and the USA.

In 2011 he made his debut at “Vienna Volksoper”, where he sung until now – as a member of the Volksoper-Company – many different roles: Papageno (Magic Flute), Masetto (Don Giovanni ), Boni (Csardasdürstin), Pappacoda (Night in Venice), Toni (Zirkusprinzessin), Baron Douphol (La Traviata), Gustl (Land of smiles), Dancairo (Carmen) etc.

At „Opera Bastille“ in Paris he made his debut in “La flute enchantee”, conducted by Phillipe Jordan in 2014.

In Austria he is famous for his combination of “acting and singing” of many characters in Opera and Operetta. He was the winner of many Competitions of “Vienna Music”.
After his debut at “Musiktheater Linz” 2017, he appeared as Danilo (The merry widow), Boni ( Csardásfürstin), Vater ( Händel und Gretel ), Paul (Opernball), Schaunard ( La Boheme ) and Hunter (Rusalka) . In 2019 he appeared as Dr.Falke at the “Festival Kufstein”, 2020 he made his successful debut at “Staatstheater Karlsruhe” as Papageno and in 2021 as Don Fernando in „Fidelio“. 2022 he sang „Porgy“ in Porgy and Bess at the Classic Festival Lech.

In 2023 he started with the role of Fritz Kothner in „Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg“ at the Musiktheater Linz, conducted by Markus Poschner.