MARGITA Štefan

  • Plans of Štefan Margita include Captain Vere in in the revivals of Britten’s Billy Budd in Prague as well as Shuiskij in Boris Godunov in Washington.

    Many concerts are scheduled throughout the Czech Republic.

    Recently he made three important role debuts: 2020 as Aegisth in Elektra in Valencia, 2019 as Friedrich Wilhelm in Henze’s Der Prinz von Homburg in Stuttgart and 2018 as Captain Vere in Britten’s Billy Budd in Prague.

    Štefan Margita was first acknowledged for his interpretation of Laca in Janáćek’s Jenůfa, a role he performed in almost all important opera houses in Europe and in Japan. Another signature role of his career war Kudriash in Katia Kabanova, 2017 he gave his debut in the Part of Tichon.

    Patrice Chéreau’s new production of Janacek’s From the House of the Dead under Pierre Boulez made Luka / Filka Morozow became another important role of his career. He sang it also under Esa Pekka Salonen for his New York Metropolitan Opera debut in 2009, subsequently in Milan and Lisbon and under Simon Rattle at Staatsoper Berlin. He performed the same role in different productions in Palermo, Prague, Paris, London, Brussels and Lyon.

    After his highly successful debut in the part of Loge in Wagner’s Das Rheingold 2008 under Donald Runnicles in San Francisco he was quickly invited to sing the same part again in San Francisco, at Metropolitan Opera under Fabio Luisi, 2012 in a new production at Bayerische Staatsoper under Kent Nagano and in Amsterdam under Hartmut Haenchen. He repeated the role 2013 in Munich, 2014 in Amsterdam and Houston, 2016 in Chicago and 2018 again in San Francisco.

    Another signature role has become Shuiskij in Boris Godunov, he already performed 2011 at Chicago Lyric Opera and 2012 under Haenchen in Madrid.

    But also Tambourmajor in Wozzeck, he performed in Paris, Rome and 2013 under Daniel Barenboim in Berlin, or Endrisi in Szymanowski’s Krol Roger are important roles of his current repertoire.

    2014 he performed Valzacchi in a new production Der Rosenkavalier with Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra conducted by Sir Simon Rattle and staged by Brigitte Fassbender in Baden-Baden.

    Štefan Margita was heard at the festivals of Salzburg, Ludwigsburg, Bregenz and Edinburgh as well as in the opera houses and on the concert stages of Stuttgart, Leipzig, Trieste, Dallas, London Madrid, Milan, Turin, Bergamo, Wien, Prague, Budapest, Berlin, Dresden, Frankfurt, Basel, Paris, São Paulo, Tokyo, Naples under conductors such as Gerd Albrecht, Semyon Bychkov, Aldo Ceccato, Lamberto Gardelli, Wolfgang Gönnenwein, Hartmut Haenchen, Janos Kulka, Sir Charles Mackerras, John Neschling, Antonio Pappano, Zoltan Pesko ...

    His concert repertoire contains mainly pieces by Mozart, Beethoven, Dvorak, Mahler and Bartok.

    05/2020

Flash

Ausrine Stundyte gives her debut in the title role of Elektra at Salzburg festival on August 1st - conducted by Franz Welser-Möst and directed by Krzysztof Warlikowski.

More performances are scheduled on August 6, 10, 16, 21 and 24.

LOMBARDI Federica soprano

We are very happy to announce, that the young Italian soprano Federica Lombardi has been invited by the Teatro alla Scala in Milan to perform there on July 08th, 2020 one of the first concerts after the closure due to the Corona epidemic.

She will sing arias and duets together with tenor Francesco Meli.

You will find a streaming of the concert on the social media of the Teatro alla Scala or on the site of the Corriere della Sera.

LOMBARDI Federica soprano

Released: Verdi's Otello with Federica Lombardi as Desdemona - alongside Jonas Kaufmann and Carlos Alvarez. The conductor is Antonio Pappano.

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