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mbcarrie (Small).jpg (42642 bytes) Michael and 8-year old Carrie Lyn, recording vocals on a Willie Nelson track


mbdann (Small).jpg (47247 bytes) Michael at Skywalker Sound, with recording engineer Dann Thompson, on a break between songs for his "Beautiful Soup" CD


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Video stills of Michael, at age 10, singing a duet with Charlotte Church on A&E's "Heroes for the Planet", and shaking hands with the conductor afterwards


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Michael with Bonnie Raitt and father John Raitt (left) and L.A. Law's Jill Eikenberry and Michael Tucker (right) at "Help is On the Way" concert in which they sang "White Christmas"  together


mbosment.jpg (37301 bytes) Michael, at age 10, with Haley Joel Osment at A&E show 


mbmornings.jpg (46800 bytes) Michael, at age 11, with Mark Pitta, after two solo songs and an interview live on Fox's Mornings on 2


MBvroman (Small).jpg (36209 bytes) Michael with Broadway's Phantom of the Opera stars Lisa Vroman and Franc D'Ambrosio.  Michael sang Andrew Lloyd Webber's duet, "Pie Jesu", with Lisa.


Quilter.jpg (22738 bytes) Michael recording " Hey, Ho, the Wind and the Rain" for his “Journey through the British Isles ” album, accompanied by Charles Calhoun on piano


Tosca1.JPG (62671 bytes) Backstage at Tosca -- Ever loyal to his opera's protagonists, Michael has deftly disarmed two members of the firing squad on their way to execute Cavaradossi during Act II. 


PeterGrimes1 (Small).jpg (55724 bytes) Michael (age 9, bundled in the blanket) onstage in "Peter Grimes," his first opera with SF Opera. He has just been sent from an orphanage to be Grimes' new apprentice after the previous one died under mysterious circumstances. For good reason, the women here are afraid to entrust this orphan to the taciturn Grimes.  Michael's character later falls to his death off a cliff -- one of Michael's very favorite opera experiences! 


mbmom (Small).jpg (32303 bytes) Michael, with Mom on piano, recording "The Gentle Maiden" for his Beautiful Soup album