Michael Peer, a Pop-Opera crossover vocalist was born in Tel-Aviv, Israel. His passion for singing was discovered by his grandfather, Arkadi Namatiev (Russian Opera singer), at the age of six. When he was 17 years old, he decided to pursue his career in music. His voice is often described as, "Velvet, outstanding timber (color) with a huge range of 4 octaves that can easily sing Bass to Contra Tenor," Yedioth Achronot Newspaper, Sept. 2010 "From the start of a young man, Michael had a vibrant voice that displayed an incredible versatility between Opera and Pop styles," Classical Singer, Nov. 2011. He performed at Carnegie Hall, Lincoln Center, Opera Colorado, Long Island Opera and the Israeli Opera among other opera houses. He played the role of Raul from "Phantom of the Opera"; by Andrew Llyod Webber. One of Michael's highlight performances was his début recital at Weill Recital Hall at Carnegie Hall, New York, NY Nov. 2011.
In addition, Michael is the music director of Arkadi Foundation that supports children with cancer diseases. As a volunteer in this foundation, he performs regularly as soloist at the Opera Idol show, Lincoln Center, New York, NY in 2011, 2012, 2014 and the years to come.