Riley McMitchell

Praised for his “resonant and lyrical singing” (Opera Canada), baritone, Riley McMitchell, is equally comfortable in opera, oratorio, concert, gospel and musical theatre repertoire.  

He holds Bachelor’s degrees from UBC in Opera Performance and SFU in Education.

In a recent performance as Ben in The Telephone, Review Vancouver hailed his “rich and lyrical baritone’.  He has participated in two seasons of Opera Nuova and performed roles throughout Germany and the Czech Republic including Guglielmo in Cosi fan Tutte, Papageno in Die Zauberflote and the Count in Le Nozze di Figaro.

He has been heard on CBC radio in concert and newly commissioned opera.

When not singing Riley teaches elementary school and is pursuing a Masters degree in Education

Riley is excited to be taking over as Artisitic Director of Opera Pro Cantanti from founder Richard Williams. He is thrilled to be working with such a passionate, supportive group of singers. 

His roles with OPC include

Enrico (Lucia di Lammermoor) 
Germont (La Traviata)
Nabucco (Nabucco)  
Banco (Macbeth)






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