Filipino-Canadian tenor Mishael Eusebio is a dynamic performer whose creativity and charisma bring unique interpretations into every project. His recent portrayal of Young Harvey in the Opera Theatre of Saint Louis’s world premiere of Harvey Milk Reimagined was received with much acclaim as well as being featured in the summer 2022 edition of Opera America Magazine.
Other recent credits include covering Tamino (The Magic Flute, Opera Theatre of Saint Louis and L’Opéra de Montréal), the cover for Rose’s Fiancé (Awakenings, Opera Theatre of Saint Louis). Recent roles include, Passager (Le Flambeau de la nuit) the Navigator/Manoj (A Space of Sky, Houston Grand Opera workshop), Brighella (Ariadne auf Naxos), Bardolfo (Falstaff), and Nemorino as part of CCM’s Fall Scenes Gala. He also created roles for several new short operas as part of the Juilliard Opera-Composer Collaborative Project, debuting at the National Sawdust in Brooklyn.
Alongside a grant from the Art Song Foundation of Canada, Eusebio was a Colburn Fellow at Songfest Los Angeles where he collaborated with John Harbison, Lydia Brownand Graham Johnson. He was also the resident Tenor soloist for the Bach Ensemble at St. Thomas from 2019-2021 where he regularly performed Bach cantatas with members of the Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra. He has also performed with the Musica Sacra of Cincinnati.
Eusebio was a semi-finalist for the 2021 Concours OSM, a finalist at the 2020 American National Opera Association Competition, a recipient of the 2019 John C. Erskine Prize, and the Encouragement Award at the 2020 Metropolitan Opera District Auditions.
His artistic diversity has also allowed him to explore other forms of theatre past opera, working in experimental theatre with Expect Theatre in Toronto, Beyond the Machine at Juilliard as well as having created the role of Winnie in the critically acclaimed Summerland the Musical at the Toronto Theatre Fringe Festival.
He is a graduate of the Juilliard School and the College-Conservatory of Music in Cincinnati.
Currently, Mishael is completing his second season as a member of L’atelier lyrique de l’Opéra de Montréal.