Dale Travis

Dale Travis

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Dale Travis

Dale Travis
Bass Baritone

Dale Travis is one of the most sought after bass-baritones in America today. With a repertoire encompassing 50 roles in a wide variety of styles from Mozart, Donizetti and Rossini to Strauss, Puccini and Wagner, Mr. Travis has been a frequent guest artist at the most prestigious opera companies in the world, including the Metropolitan Opera, the Lyric Opera of Chicago, the San Francisco Opera, Houston Grand Opera, Washington Opera, Los Angeles, Santa Fe Opera Festival, Opera Colorado, Spoleto Festival USA, the Saito Kinen Music Festival, Teatro Regio in Torino, Teatro Carlo Felice in Genoa, the Berlin Komische Oper, and the New Israeli Opera in Tel Aviv.

Upcoming and recent engagements include a return to the San Francisco Opera for the Marquis de la Force in Dialogue of the Carmelites, Frank in Die Fledermaus for the Seiji Ozawa Music Academy, Benoit/Alcindoro (cover) for the Metropolitan Opera, the Sacristan in Tosca for the San Francisco Opera and the Dallas Opera, Don Magnifico in La Cenerentola for Atlanta Opera, Nonancourt in The Straw Hat for Minnesota Opera, Benoit/Alcindoro for Santa Fe Opera, the Sacristan for Michigan Opera Theatre, and his return to Glimmerglass Opera for The Barber of Seville, West Side Story, and Silent Night.

Notable performances include Tosca and The Merry Widow for the Lyric Opera of Chicago, Die Zauberflöte and Albert Herring for Santa Fe Opera Le Nozze di Figaro and The Makropoulos Case for the San Francisco Opera, A View From the Bridge for Teatro dell’ Opera in Rome,  for A View from the Bridge, Opera Colorado for La Cenerentola, the Daughter of the Regiment for Opera Theatre of Saint Louis, the Music Master in Ariadne auf Naxos for Minnesota Opera, and La Gazza Ladra and La Boheme both with the Glimmerglass Festival.

His work in dramatic and contemporary repertoire is widely praised as well with wonderfully detailed portrayals in the works of Britten, Berg, Poulenc, Weill, Stravinsky and Janacek. Mr. Travis can be heard on EMI Classics with the Metrpolitan Opera’s Manon Lescaut HD DVD, the EMI Classic CD of Die Burgschaft at the Spoleto Festival USA, Albany Records CD of Todd Machover’s Resurrection with the Houston Grand Opera and on London Records in Capriccio with the San Francisco Opera.