MICHAEL DORE

On Days Like These

"Mike has a very naturalistic voice with great pitch and rhythmic precision."
Steve Mackey - Composer

"A fabulous interpreter of any song in any style. A singer of beautiful tone and range and a delight to listen to."
Ken Bruce, BBC Radio 2

"Michael Dore's singing is a tonic for the soul! He is so versatile... he touches your heart one moment and makes you smile the next."
Susan Bullock CBE - Celebrated Wagnerian Soprano

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Michael DoreMichael's international career began with the Swingle Singers. Since then he has toured throughout the United States, including Carnegie Hall and Lincoln Centre, Canada, Europe, Asia and South Africa. He has performed with many of the world's leading orchestras including the Berlin & New York Philharmonics, Orchestre National de Lyon, Norwegian Radio Orchestra, MDR Symphonie (Leipzig) , RTE & Ulster Orchestras, Orchestre Philharmonique de Monte Carlo & the Symphony Orchestras of Chicago, Boston, St Louis, Bochum and Bangkok.

Extensive work with the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra ( RPO) includes appearing regularly at the Royal Albert Hall, opening London's Cadogan Hall & "Food of Love" (the Shakespeare music of Nigel Hess) alongside Dame Judi Dench, Sir Patrick Stewart, Robert Lindsay, Zoe Wanamaker & Gemma Arterton.

Michael frequently appears on BBC Radio 2's 'Friday Night is Music Night' with the BBC Concert Orchestra and in cabaret at London's Pheasantry & The Crazy Coqs.

His recordings include Steve Mackey's Grammy award winning 'Dreamhouse', three recordings of Berio's 'Sinfonia', the original London cast recording of Sondheim's 'Passion', four albums with the BBC Concert Orchestra and four with the RPO, including his recent release "Stage by Stage".

Theatre roles have included 'West Side Story' with Sir Simon Rattle, 'Jesus Christ Superstar', 'Guys & Dolls' and 'Candide'

He has sung duets with many leading ladies, including Sarah Brightman, Lorna Luft and Dame Diana Rigg & has sung on well over 150 film soundtracks, including Lord of the Rings, Star Wars & Skyfall.

As a vocal coach he has worked with film actors including Taron Egerton (on the films 'Sing' & 'Rocketman') & Emma Watson (on 'Disney's 'Beauty & the Beast'), on the TV series 'Any Dream Will Do' & The X Factor. He was also vocal consultant on the TV documentary for Dame Vera Lynn's 100th birthday.

Michael's work with the Variety Club has included co-hosting and performing for the Iowa Live Telethon in the USA and his own concert in Johannesburg, South Africa.

 
 
 

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