Vocalists

Varduhi Abrahamyan
Varduhi Abrahamyan
Varduhi Abrahamyan
Born in a family of musicians, Varduhi Abrahamyan completed her studies at the Conservatory of Yerevan. Season 2016-17 started with the debut at Toronto’s Canadian Opera Company as Polinesso in Händel’s Ariodante and the debut at Teatro Massimo di Palermo as Carmen. She then sang Bradamante in Alcina at Opernhaus Zürich with Cecilia Bartoli, Carmen Read More
Maria Agresta
Maria Agresta
Maria Agresta
Winner of several music competitions, she made her debut in 2007. Her success came after a few years, in 2011, when she performed I Vespri Siciliani at Teatro Regio in Turin conducted by Gianandrea Noseda, with great reviews from public and critics. Since then, she has been invited to sing on the most important stages Read More
Krzysztof Bączyk
Krzysztof Bączyk
Krzysztof Bączyk
The Polish bass Krzysztof Bączyk, born in 1990, received his musical training first as a member of the Poznan Boys Choir. He went on to study at the academy of music there, where in 2010 he was honoured as the best student of the year and gradueted in 2014. He also attended master-classes held by Read More
Giorgio Berrugi
Giorgio Berrugi
Giorgio Berrugi
Giorgio Berrugi has won accolades throughout the world for his radiant, warm Italianate sound, his exceptional musicality, and the expressive nuance of his interpretations. Berrugi has performed at many of the world’s leading opera theatres, concert venues, and festivals such as the Teatro alla Scala, the San Francisco Opera, the Gewandhaus Leipzig, the Concertgebouw Amsterdam, Read More
Marco Berti
Marco Berti
Marco Berti
Marco Berti is the Italian tenor currently most sought-after by the world’s major opera houses, where he is appreciated for the splendid quality of his voice, his timbre “all’italiana”, the force of his high register, his innate musicality, his stage presence and artistic accomplishment. Born in Como, he got his singing diploma at the “Conservatorio Read More
Jean-Francois Borras
Jean-Francois Borras
Jean-Francois Borras
Jean-François Borras is considered one of the most talented tenors of his generation.
He began his studies at Académie de Musique Rainier III de Monaco with Marie-Anne Losco and then improved with Michèle Command et Gabriel Bacquier. 
He begins quickly his career singing Alfredo at Mannheim, Edgardo at Graz, Des Grieux at Rome and Palau de les Arts Read More
Robert Brubaker
Robert Brubaker
Robert Brubaker
Robert Brubaker has established himself as a leading tenor in opera companies throughout the United States and Europe, praised for the clarity and power of his voice and the impact of  his acting. Career highlights include Mime in Siegfried at the Metropolitan Opera conducted by James Levine and broadcast internationally; his appearances at the Salzburg Festival in Read More
Francesco Demuro
Francesco Demuro
Francesco Demuro
Francesco Demuro was born in Porto Torres, Sardinia, in January 1978. Between 2003 and 2004 he studied at the Conservatory in Sassari, then he enrolled himself as a private student at the Conservatory in Cagliari, where he received lessons by soprano Elisabetta Scanu. His 2007 debut in Parma with Luisa Miller was a great success Read More
Larissa Diadkova
Larissa Diadkova
Larissa Diadkova
Celebrated Russian mezzo soprano Larissa Diadkova is a principal artist of the Mariinsky Theatre and is a favourite singer of Valery Gergiev. In addition to the Russian musical literature, she also concentrates on the works of Bach, Händel, Mahler, Verdi and Wagner. Her international career has taken her to the leading opera houses around the Read More
Oksana Dyka
Oksana Dyka
Oksana Dyka
Born in Ukraine, Oksana Dyka graduated at Kiev Conservatory in 2004, and from 2003 to 2007 she was the main soloist at Ukraine National Opera of Kiev. In 2003 she won the prize of the Marseilles International Opera competition, which landed her the part of Tosca at  National Opera of Montpellier in March 2005.
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Michael Fabiano
Michael Fabiano
Michael Fabiano
Of Michael Fabiano’s debut as Lensky in Tchaikovsky’s Eugene Onegin at the Royal Opera, The Sunday Times in London wrote: “I can’t think of a Lensky at Covent Garden who has held the audience so spellbound in 40 years of Onegin-going… a glorious debut.” The recipient of the 2014 Beverly Sills Artist Award and the 2014 Richard Tucker Award, Mr. Fabiano Read More
Paolo Fanale
Paolo Fanale
Paolo Fanale
Most recently, Italian tenor Paolo Fanale makes his debut at the Royal Opera House in London as Rinuccio (Gianni Schicchi) and at the Wiener Staatsoper as Fenton in Falstaff. Moreover, he debuts as Roberto Leicester in Maria Stuarda at Teatro dell’Opera di Roma and he sings Die Zauberflöte at Festival Soirées Lyriques de Sanxay and Read More
Andrzej Filończyk
Andrzej Filończyk
Andrzej Filończyk
He began his studies in piano in 2000 under Zdisława Rychlewska at the Fryderyk Chopin Music School in Oleśnica. He continued studying the piano at the Ryszard Bukowski Music School in Wrocław where he also began singing lessons under Bogdan Makal. From 2009-2011 he attended the School of Ballet and Dance at the Wrocław Opera. Read More
Airam Hernández
Airam Hernández
Airam Hernández
Airam Hernández has quickly become one of the most promising young tenors of his generation. The uniqueness of his timbre and his highly developed musicality has given him a place of honor between the rising stars in the opera world ever since the recent start of his career. In 2017 he will debut the roles Read More
Bryan Hymel
Bryan Hymel
Bryan Hymel
Praised by The New York Times for his “unflagging stamina and impetuous abandon” during his 2012 Metropolitan Opera debut as Énée in Les Troyens, Bryan Hymel went on to be awarded the Metropolitan Opera’s Beverly Sills Artist Award for his achievements in the production. Hailed the Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung for his “range of expression and Read More
Aleksandra Kurzak
Aleksandra Kurzak
Aleksandra Kurzak
Polish-born soprano Aleksandra Kurzak began her musical education at the age of 7, playing violin and piano. She studied voice at the conservatories of Wroclaw and Hamburg. She made her professional opera debut at the age of 21 at the Wroclaw State Opera as Susanna in Le Nozze di Figaro. Her mother and teacher Jolanta Read More
Zuzana Marková
Zuzana Marková
Zuzana Marková
Born in Prague (1988), Zuzana Marková made her début at the age of 16 performing the role of Frantiska in Burian’s opera Opera z Pouti at the National Moravian-Silesian Theatre (Czech Republic). She studied singing, piano and conducting at the Prague Conservatory and participated in Master classes of Mietta Sighele and Veriano Lucchetti in Riva Read More
Marlin Miller
Marlin Miller
Marlin Miller
Across international opera and concert stages, American tenor Marlin Miller is praised for his highly expressive voice and arresting stage presence. Miller recently made his debut at Teatro dell’ Opera di Roma as Rodolpho in the European premiere of William Bolcom’s acclaimed A View from the Bridge. In November he made his Opera National de Read More
Damiana Mizzi
Damiana Mizzi
Damiana Mizzi
Italian soprano Damiana Mizzi began her musical training at the age of 8, studying piano. She went on to attend the Nino Rota Music Conservatory in Monopoli (Bari) earning her diploma under Maria Grazia Pani, and completed her studies with Amelia Felle and now with Mariella Devia. In 2008 she obtained the Master Degree in Read More
René Pape
René Pape
René Pape
René Pape is a singer with immense vitality, revered by critics and audiences worldwide. As Opera News wrote: “René Pape is an artist who thrills his audiences with charisma, intelligence, and a one-in-a-million voice: the luxurious timbre of Pape’s supple, expressive bass is unmistakable; its velvety, dark-brown texture shot with ear-catching flashes of brightness.” Born Read More
Veta Pilipenko
Veta Pilipenko
Veta Pilipenko
Veta Pilipenko, born in Chelyabinsk, Russian Federation, obtained her degree in vocal and performing arts at the Russian University of Performing Arts – GITIS (Moscow) at the faculty of Music in 2012. Continued her professional career as a singer at the Moscow Chamber Theatre and as a guest singer at the Stanislavsky and Nemirovich-Danchenko Moscow Read More
Matthew Polenzani
Matthew Polenzani
Matthew Polenzani
American tenor Matthew Polenzani is one of the most gifted and distinguished lyric tenors of his generation. His elegant musicianship, innate sense of style, dramatic commitment, and timeless artistry have established his continued presence at leading operatic, concert, and recital venues worldwide. The 2017/18 season includes a return to Lyric Opera of Chicago in two Read More
Jessica Pratt
Jessica Pratt
Jessica Pratt
Hailed by the New York Times as a soprano of “gleaming sound, free and easy high notes, agile coloratura runs and lyrical grace,” Jessica Pratt is considered one of today’s foremost interpreters of some of bel canto’s most challenging repertoire.
Artur Ruciński
Artur Ruciński
Artur Ruciński
Baritone Artur Ruciński belongs to a selected group of Polish opera singers who have risen to international fame in recent years. Born in Warsaw, he studied at the Academy of Music and started building his repertoire in performances with the Warsaw Chamber Opera and at the Teatr Wielki – Polish National Opera in Warsaw, where Read More
Stefano Secco
Stefano Secco
Stefano Secco
Stefano Secco began his studies of piano and singing under the guidance of M° Alberto Soresina and subsequently received a diploma in percussion with M° Tullio De Piscopo. Secco privately followed Maestri like Franco Corelli, Franca Mattiucci, and attended master classes led by Leyla Gencer and Renata Scotto, among others. After his first professional experiences Read More
Ekaterina Semenchuk
Ekaterina Semenchuk
Ekaterina Semenchuk
Stagecraft and outstanding vocal qualities firmly established the reputation of  Ekaterina Semenchuk as a shining star of the opera world.   Leading soloist of the famous Mariinsky Theatre, she made her debut on this stage  while still studying at the St. Petersburg State Conservatory. In the past seasons, she sang at the Metropolitan  Opera the roles Read More
Valeria Sepe
Valeria Sepe
Valeria Sepe
Born in Napoli (1985), Valeria Sepe is one of the most talented Italian sopranos of her generation, she won the prize “Oscar della lirica 2015/16 as Soprano of New Generetion”. Sepe graduated at the Conservatory “G. F. Ghedini” in Cuneo, and attended masterclasses held by Luisa Castellani, Mariella Devia, Luciana D’Intino, Bruna Baglioni and Marcello Read More
Claudio Sgura
Claudio Sgura
Claudio Sgura
As one of today’s foremost Italian dramatic baritones, Claudio Sgura has electrified audiences throughout the world with his performances of Verdi, Puccini, and Verismo repertoire. A native of Puglia, Mr. Sgura began his vocal studies in Lecce with soprano Maria Mazzotta. After coming to international attention at the prestigious competition “Voci Verdiane” in Busseto in 2006, Read More
Nadine Sierra
Nadine Sierra
Nadine Sierra
Praised for her vocal beauty, seamless technique, and abundant musicality, Nadine Sierra is being hailed as one of the most promising new talents in opera today. Having made a string of successful debuts last season with the Met, La Scala, Paris, and Berlin State Operas, the American soprano is quickly on her way to becoming Read More
Stuart Skelton
Stuart Skelton
Stuart Skelton
Named Male Singer of the Year at the 2014 International Opera Awards, Stuart Skelton is one of the finest heldentenors on the stage today, critically acclaimed for his outstanding musicianship, tonal beauty, and intensely dramatic portrayals. His repertoire encompasses many of opera’s most challenging roles, from Wagner’s Parsifal, Lohengrin, Erik, and Siegmund, to Strauss’s Kaiser, Read More
Deyan Vatchkov
Deyan Vatchkov
Deyan Vatchkov
Born in Sofia, he carried out his studies in his city under the guidance of Konstantin Karapetrov. He won the Iris Idami Corradetti Competition in Padua, as well as the Verdi Prize at the Belvedere Competion in Vienna. In 2001, at the age of twenty-one, he was admitted to the Academy of La Scala, where Read More
Tichina Vaughn
Tichina Vaughn
Tichina Vaughn
Tichina Vaughn is an outstanding singer personality. As acclaimed interpreter of the dramatic mezzo-soprano repertoire, she has been  guest at renowned opera houses, and concert halls, theaters around the world. Her vocal versatility in opera, operetta, musical theater, and jazz, has afforded her artistic successes that bridge the boundaries of musical genres. The American mezzo began her Read More
Gabriele Viviani
Gabriele Viviani
Gabriele Viviani
Born in Lucca, Gabriele Viviani studied music under M° Graziano Polidori, with whom he continues to study. At the same time, he was a student of bassoon and singing at Conservatorio “L. Boccherini” in Lucca, where he studied with M° Marco Boccassini. He has competed in several international competitions. He was the winner of the Read More