About Michael Storrs Music
MSM is proud to present and promote an exclusive list of the world's leading artists internationally. The overall objective of the company is to work with major talent involving all aspects of career building, image supervision and promoting outstanding events.
MSM is proud of its long association with José Carreras which has encompassed a huge range of high profile projects around the world over many years. This has varied from his appearance in arena opera productions to the recording of the music which was coordinated in the opening ceremony of the Barcelona Olympics and special televised galas from extraordinary settings including the Temple at Anchor Wat in Cambodia, the city of Xian and the bank of the Yellow River on the Tibetan plateau in China and the opening ceremony of the Asian Games in Doha. Recent projects include extensive tours of Japan and the Far East, Australia as well as Dubai, Gala benefiting the José Carreras Leukaemia Foundation and Mencap at the Royal Albert Hall with star studded cast of the Sara Baras Dance Company, Dame Kiri Te Kanawa and Rolando Villazón.
MSM presented Rolando Villazón, the young Mexican tenor in his Asian debut as he appeared in a televised Gala specially staged at the UNESCO World Heritage Site of the Ninna-ji Temple in Kyoto.
With many years of experience in the business, Michael Storrs originated a few of the much loved summer festivals in the UK those include the Bryn Terfel's Faenol Festival and the Hampton Court Palace Festival.
Highlights for the rest of 2009/2010 and the 2010/2011 seasons include a charity gala featuring José Carreras in Chiang Mai, Thailand follows by his Royal Albert Hall gala in London. Dame Kiri Te Kanawa's return to the opera stages at the Metropolitan Opera and Cologne Opera, the latter in her signature role of the Marschallin in Der Rosenkavalier and her appearances in Poland, Russian, Spain and at various UK summer festivals. Barbara Bonney will be returning to Australia with recitals at the Sydney Opera House, a gala concert in Perth prior to her tour of South Korea.
Almost 3 years ago, Michael Storrs Music launched our own independent recording label to promote up and coming talents in the opera world (www.msm-cd.com). Our initial releases are "Stolen Notes" and "Rare Verismo" with the Teatro Regio di Parma's Opera Ensemble. Our albums of Rare Verdi - featuring the Grammy Award nominee Johan Reuter and a Korean Songs disc with the young tenor Wookyung Kim both received critical acclaims. Recent releases include Lieder album with Johan Reuter, a Haydn disc to celebrate the Haydn year featuring two rising young starts; the New Zealand soprano Anna Leese and the Danish tenor Peter Lodahl. Our future releases include a Italian songs album by Anna Leese and an acclaimed Australian mezzo Fiona Campbell making her debut on MSM label with her signature baroque repertoire.