MARCUS RIVERA

Ensemble

Marcus’ career spans opera, music theatre, cabaret, television and film. He has sung with Opera Queensland, Melbourne City Opera and the Puccini Festival. His music theatre credits include Assassins, Pacific Overtures and Gale Edward’s acclaimed production of Sweeney Todd.

He appeared on ABC TV Rewind program as the Australian icon, Mei Quong Tart, performing the musical version Tales of the Tartan Mandarin in 2004. His cabaret credits include Callas Bitch in 2006. He produced and performed with Encore vocal group and recorded their debut CD Encore “Live!”- Vincero!

 He appeared in Cameron Mackintosh’s new production of Miss Saigon, covering The Engineer in 2007-2008. He sang with Encore at The World Youth Day Celebration in Sydney.

In the Philippines, he appeared in the weekly Jazz and Broadway at TenO2 Jazz Club in 2010, followed by the sell-out performance of the Skarlet Fever Revue.

Marcus appeared in The Production Company’s The King and I and as John in Anything Goes. He is the recipient of the McDonald’s Sydney Eisteddfod’s 2012 Counter Tenor Award.

Marcus regularly volunteers at various community organisations’ fund raising initiatives, while busy teaching. Marcus is currently working on his CD project Kundiman (Filipino Arts Songs). He is thrilled to be part of this exciting production of Opera Australia’s The King and I.

 

www.marcusrivera.com