Friday, July 17, 2009

Tarquinius Challenge

[Photos: Project Opera of Manhattan, © 2008 Ken Howard]

Within hours after posting David Krohn as Tarquinius, this picture of Michael Krzankowski appeared from a former colleague of his in Seattle. This person claims that Krzankowski is hotter than Krohn or Matthew Worth, who we have hailed as the ultimate Tarquinius.

Krzankowski is from Chicago and earned his Master’s degree from the acclaimed Cincinnati’s College-Conservatory of Music. He is currently performing Barone Douphol in Glimmerglass Opera’s production of La Traviata. In November, he will return to the Seattle Opera's Young Artist's Program to perform Guglielmo in Cosi fan tutte and Harlequin in Ariadne auf Naxos.

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  1. Matthew Worth wins....believe me from seeing both.

  2. I disagree! Michael is a dynamic singer and performer with really, really good looks...I think he gives Matthew Worth a run for his money.


  3. MIKE!!!!!! I knew it was only a matter of time before this site discovered him...He's a great guy.

  4. First off...Mike is not from Chicago, he is an Iowa farmboy.

    Secondly...Worth's body is way better than Mike's, but Mike wins with his smile and his charm. and Krohn...well....he isn't even a contender!

  5. Are you kidding me? Not only does Matt Worth have a better body (have you seen that ass?) but that smile is killer -- such a handsome guy. Matt Worth all the way.

  6. Mike has the whole package.....hands down...
    his eyes are magic

  7. I'm a bit late to the game... let me just say, it's funny hearing a friend be analyzed this way. Secondly - yes, Mike is most definitely from Chicago, although he went to school for undergrad at the University of Iowa. I don't know who the other two "barihunks" are, so I'll leave that debate alone. :)

  8. Mike is the hottest thing since Chicago style pizza. Lots of topping and deep dish crust.