Morgan Manifacier


Hometown: Avignon, France

Described as a performer who “gives himself completely to the singing” (Unser Lübeck), French tenor Morgan Manifacier has performed at Carnegie Hall’s Weill Recital Hall, Saint Hilda’s College at The University of Oxford, Lauderdale House in London, Kulturwerft Gollan with the Schleswig-Holstein Musik Festival in Lübeck, Conservatoire national supérieur d’Art dramatique in Paris, and Thayer Hall in Los Angeles.  

On the operatic stage, Manifacier has been heard in many leading roles including the title role of Pygmalion (Rameau), Pelléas in Pelléas et Mélisande, Chevalier de La Force in Dialogues des Carmélites, Don Ottavio in Don Giovanni, Tamino in Die Zauberflöte, Sultan Soliman in Zaide, Siavash in We, the Innumerable (Niloufar Nourbakhsh), Agenore in Il re pastore, Sorcerer in Dido and Æneas, Dr. Blind in Die Fledermaus, and Borsa in Rigoletto.  

His polished interpretations of diverse repertoire have brought him accolades from several competitions. He is a two-time winner of The American Prize in Voice (2021 & 2022) and a recipient of the Jere H. Brophy Scholar Award from the S. Livingston Mather Vocal Competition. Manifacier also received the 2022 Duo Prize at the John Kerr Awards for English Song with pianist Corinne Penner. 

Manifacier is a fellowship recipient from the Oxford Lieder Festival, the Franz-Schubert-Institut, and SongFest. He holds a Doctor of Musical Arts degree from Stony Brook University, where he studied with Randall Scarlata and Jeremy Little. A committed and passionate educator, Manifacier currently serves as Assistant Professor of Voice at Baylor University.