Michael Chance

(b. 1955)

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(b Buckingham, 1955).

Eng. countertenor. Dealer on Stock Exchange 1977–80. On turning to mus., sang with ECO, Acad. of Ancient Mus., English Concert, and Monteverdi Choir. Prof. opera début Buxton Fest. 1984 (Apollo in Cavalli's Jason). Lyons Opera 1985; Glyndebourne début 1989; GTO 1989; CG 1992; ENO 1992; Scottish Opera 1992. Created Military Governor in A Night at the Chinese Opera (Cheltenham 1987).

Subjects: Opera.

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