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 70 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, New Mexico Philharmonic, 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.

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Photo credit Kathy Myrick - San Juan Symphony


Fall 2019

Peter Maxwell Davies' Eight Songs for a Mad King

Chatter at Site Santa Fe

Santa Fe, NM

September 14, 2019

Peter Maxwell Davies' Eight Songs for a Mad King


Albuquerque, NM

September 15, 2019

J.S. Bach's Coffee Cantata, BWV 211

Bass Soloist

St. John's Bach Project

St. John's Methodist Church

Albuquerque, NM

October 5, 2019

Lieder and Duets of Brahms

with Ingela Onstad, soprano and Amy Greer, piano

Movable Sol

Albuquerque, NM

October 17-19, 2019

Tulane Vocal Arts Festival

with Ingela Onstad, soprano and Kristin Ditlow, piano

featuring Mahler's Rückert Lieder

Tulane University

New Orleans, LA

October 26, 2019

Handel's Messiah

Bass soloist

Santa Fe Symphony

Lensic Theater

Santa Fe, NM

November 23-24, 2019

Winter Season

Santa Fe Desert Chorale

Santa Fe, NM

December 14-22, 2019

Spring/Summer 2020

American Art Song Recital

with Ingela Onstad, soprano and Chuck Dillard, piano

Portland State University

Portland, OR

January 9, 2020

J.S. Bach's Cantata Gottes Zeit ist die allerbeste Zeit, BWV 106

Bass Soloist

St. John's Bach Project

St. John's United Methodist Church

Albuquerque, NM

January 25, 2020

Song recital featuring Mahler's Rückert Lieder, and songs and duets by Debussy, Hahn, Massenet, and Barber

with Ingela Onstad, soprano and Debra Ayers, piano

Montage Music Society

Santa Fe, NM

February 8, 2020

Durango Bach Festival

Finale Concert

Durango, CO

March 14, 2020


Beethoven's Symphony No. 9

Bass soloist

Roswell Symphony Orchestra

Roswell, NM

April 18, 2020


Brahms' Ein deutsches Requiem

Baritone soloist

Mid-Columbia Symphony

Richland, WA

May 16-17, 2020


Oregon Bach Festival

Bass soloist - Erschallet, ihr Lieder, erklinget, ihr Saiten! BWV 172

Ensemble Member

St. Matthew Passion

St. John Passion

B Minor Mass

Eugene, OR

June-July 2020