Mr. Moniz makes his debut as Gastone in Verdi’s La traviata with the Opera Company of Middlebury in beautiful Middlebury, VT during October 2014. In addition, he will cover the role of Alfredo.
After a successful debut (with less than ten minutes notice) as Cassio in the final performance Verdi’s Otello, Mr. Moniz returns for a second season with the Utah Festival Opera as Detlef in The Student Prince, Claquesous / Marius (cover) in Les Misérables and Anatol (cover) in Barber’s Vanessa.
With less than ten mintues notice, Mr. Moniz stepped into the role of Cassio during the Utah Festival Opera’s closing performance of Verdi’s Otello, after the principal artist scheduled to sing the performance fell ill, unexpectedly. This performance marks Mr. Moniz’s role and company debut.