Rehearsing Out Cry with Tennessee Williams

Michael York rehearsing Out Cry with Tennessee Williams, 1973

Strauss Meets Frankenstein" program at the Long Beach Opera 2008

Michael York, Strauss Meets Frankenstein, Long Beach Opera, 2008

Michael York

Rachel York, Michael York, and James Barbour in Lerner and Loewes Camelot



2016 Murder, Lust and Madness, a 400th Anniversary Tribute to Shakespeare
2013 My Fair Lady, concert performances at the Kenedy Center and Santa Barbara

King Lear, at the Old Vic, London

2011 Lisztian Loves, with pianist Andre Watts at the Ravinia Festival
2010 Henry V: A Shakespeare Scenario, Narrator, with Sir Neville Marriner and the Nashville and Detroit Symphonies


David Lean Film Tribute, with John Williams and the Chicago Symphony

Enoch Arden, with Pianist Libor Novacek, Rudolfinum, Prague

Intimate Letters as Leos Janacek, with the Long Beach Opera

Egmont (Beethoven/Goethe) Narrator, with Dawn Upshore and the Aspen Chamber Orchestra

An Evening with Andreas Haefliger and Michael York La Jolla  Music Society Summerfest


Strauss Meets Frankenstein, recital with the Long Beach Opera

Barbar the Elephant with pianist Lucille Chung, and Peter and the Wolf, Bard Music Festival (narrator)

The Abduction from the Seraglio  (narrator/ Pasha Selim) with the Chicago Symphony Orchestra, conducted by James Conlon, Ravinia Festival

Extracts from Shakespeare’s Antony and Cleopatra with Susannah York, Festival of Classical Theatre, Merida, Spain 


January–July US tour of Camelot as King Arthur


A Grand Tour Recital with Kate Burton and Roger Rees, Teatro la Fenice, Venice,  Italy, and New York City

Shakespeare in Music with the Fort Worth Symphony Orchestra, conducted by Miguel Harth-Bedoya

The Abduction from the Seraglio (narrator/ Pasha Selim) with the Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra, conducted by James Conlon

Antony and Cleopatra (narrator), inaugural concert of the Hollywood Symphony Orchestra

Amadeus as Salieri, staged concert performance at the Hollywood Bowl, with the LA Philharmonic, conducted by Leonard Slatkin


Peer Gynt as Peer, concert performance with the Pasadena Symphony

Shadows and Voices: The Last Days of Tchaikovsky as Tchaikovsky, with the Aspen Music Festival


Russian David… Soviet Goliath as Dimitri Shostakovich, with the Aspen Music Festival


Dear Editor: A 90th Anniversary Celebration of Poetry Magazine

For The Time Being: Advent (Thea Musgrave)

Narrator with the New York Virtuoso Singers (American Premiere)

Enoch Arden (Tennyson/Strauss), concert performances with pianist John Bell Young in England and Sweden; subsequently New York, Washington, Florida, Aspen Music Festival, and Long Beach Opera

Broadway Goes to the Movies with Stephanie Powers, LA Gala


Christopher Columbus: A Musical Journey, title role, world premiere concert performance conducted by Carl Davis

Shakespeare at the Bowl narration, with the Hollywood Bowl Orchestra


Conversations on “A Life in the Theatre” at the Pasadena Playhouse

The Journey of Falstaff and Henry V (narrator) and

Scenes and Sonnets with the National Symphony Orchestra, Kennedy Center, Washington DC


Host of L.A. Opera’s Gala Concert for Peter Hemmings


The Shadow of Greatness, staged reading


Magda’s Story with Stockard Channing

Live at the Lensic,  Benefit Variety Show, Santa Fe


Host of Ira Gershwin at 100, Carnegie Hall


Someone Who’ll Watch Over Me with Stephen Rea, Broadway

Under Milk Wood, 40th Anniversary Production, New York City

Nora with Linda Purl, Williamstown Theatre Festival


The Crucible, National Actors Theatre inaugural production, Broadway


Whisper in the Mind by Laurence/Lee with E.G. Marshall


The Moving of Lilla Barton, staged reading for LA Theatre Works

Hollywood Salutes Pirandello with Julie Harris and Amy Irving


Founding member of the L.A. Classic Theatre Works


Playing the Palace, NY, with Jeanne Moreau in Phaedre


in The Little Prince with Ellen Green (Broadway musical debut)


Cyrano de Bergerac as Cyrano, inaugural production, Santa Fe Festival Theatre


Bent on Broadway


Ring Round the Moon with Glynis Johns, Ahmanson, Los Angeles


Broadway debut in world premiere production of Tennessee Williams’ Out Cry


Hamlet, title role, at Thorndike Theatre


Any Just Cause with Jeremy Brett


National Theatre Company, London

Much Ado About  Nothing

Armstrong’s Last Goodnight

Trelawney of the Wells


Debut at Dundee Repertory Theatre


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