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Baritone Michael Hix has been praised by critics for his "expressive voice" and "commanding stage presence." His career highlights include performances at Carnegie Hall, Tanglewood Music Center, Boston’s Symphony Hall, and Vienna’s Musikverein.

Hix is a sought-after performer of concert and orchestral works with over 75 oratorio, cantata, and concert roles in his repertoire. He won 3rd Place in the American Prize in Art Song and Oratorio Performance in 2019.  Hix has been featured as a soloist in concerts with the Oregon Bach Festival, Arizona Bach Festival, Boston Pops, Orlando Philharmonic Orchestra, Georgia Symphony, Santa Fe Symphony, New Mexico Philharmonic, Idaho Falls Symphony, San Juan Symphony, True Concord Voices and Orchestra, Tallahassee Symphony, New York City’s Trinity Lutheran Bach Vespers Series and the Tallahassee Bach Parley among others. 

Included among his over 20 stage roles are Falke in Die Fledermaus, King George in 8 Songs for a Mad King,  Melchior in Amahl and the Night Visitors, Noye in Noye's Fludde,  the Drunken Poet in The Fairy Queen, Don Alfonso in Cosí fan tutte, Nick Shadow in The Rake’s Progress, and Bertouf in the world premiere of A Friend of Napoleon by Pulitzer Prize winning composer Robert Ward.

Hix recently completed a recording of solo bass cantatas by baroque composer Christoph Graupner.  To order this recording please click here.

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Photo credit Kathy Myrick - San Juan Symphony

Upcoming Performances



Brahms' Liebeslieder Waltzes


with Ingela Onstad, Olga Flora, Jamie Flora

Luke Gullickson, piano, Judy Gordon, piano

Albuquerque, NM

November 5, 2023

Mid-Columbia Mastersingers

Shawn Crouch's The Road from Hiroshima: A Requiem

Baritone Soloist

Richland, WA

November 10-11, 2023

Las Cruces Symphony Orchestra

Handel's Messiah

Bass Soloist

Las Cruces, NM

December 2-3, 2023

Winston-Salem Symphony

Handel's Messiah

Bass Soloist

Winston-Salem, NC

December 12, 2023

Opera Southwest

Bizet's Carmen


Albuquerque, NM

May 4,5,8,10-12, 2024

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