Kyle Ketelsen (Figaro), American bass-baritone is in regular demand by the world’s leading opera companies and orchestras for his vibrant, handsome stage presence and distinctive vocalism. In the 2019-2020 season, Mr. Ketelsen will sing Leporello in Don Giovanni at both Washington National Opera and Hamburgische Staatsoper. He will also sing the Four Villains in Les contes d’Hoffmann at New National Theatre Tokyo. In addition, he will make role debuts as Selim in Il Turco in Italia at Opernhaus Zürich and in the title role of Saint François d’Assise at Grand Théâtre de Genève, in a new production by multimedia artist Adel Abdessemed. In concert, he will reprise Leporello with Music Aeterna under the baton of Teodor Currentzis.