Robert Michaels is a Juno Award winner and nominee, multi-gold and platinum-selling recording artist, guitarist, and vocalist.
Michaels returned to his mothers home town of Arpino, Italy when he was just a few years old. He was exposed to Italian music from an early age in his grandfathers restaurant, before moving back with his family to Toronto.
His debut album, titled Paradiso, was released in 1996. In 1998, Michaels was nominated for Instrumental Artist of the Year, and his album Utopia was nominated in 2000 for a Juno Award for Best Instrumental Album. His next release, Allegro won the Juno Award for Instrumental Album of the Year.
His album Via Italia was released in 2013.
Danville Symphony Orchestra
Robert Michaels, guitar
Jeremy Swerling, Music Director