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Piotr Beczała

Piotr Beczała is one of the most sought-after tenors of our time and a constant guest in the world’s leading opera houses. The Polish-born artist is acclaimed by audiences and critics alike not only for the beauty of his voice, but also for his ardent commitment to each character he portrays.

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  • 23.11.2016 - Piotr Beczala in La Bohème Broadcast Live from the Metropolitan Opera

  • The Metropolitan Opera will broadcast November 23’s performance of La Bohème, starring Piotr Beczala in the role of Rodolfo. Puccini’s bohemian tragedy can be heard on the Met’s website as well as its SiriusXM channel, beginning at 7:25 p.m. Piotr stars opposite Kristine Opolais as Mimì, following their turn in the work together at the Wiener Staatsoper in...

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  • 15.11.2016 - Piotr Beczala Returns to Metropolitan Opera for La Bohème

  • Piotr Beczala returns to the Metropolitan Opera stage for the first of two performances this season. The star tenor is part of an all-star pairing with Kristine Opolais in Puccini’s La Bohème. Joining the cast are Brigitta Kele as Musetta, Massimo Cavalletti as Marcello, Patrick Carfizzi as Schaunard, and Ryan Speedo Green as Colline. Marco Armiliato...

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  • 02.11.2016 - Piotr Beczala: "Recommended Chicago-area classical concerts" --The Chicago Tribune

  • "Lyric Opera — Donizetti's "Lucia di Lammermoor"': This ever-popular bel canto masterpiece returns with strong singing from the alluring Russian soprano Albina Shagimuratova in the title role, and the compelling Polish tenor Piotr Beczala as her lover, Edgardo. Enrique Mazzola (Lyric debut) conducts. Through Sunday at the Civic Opera House, 20 N. Wacker Drive; $62-$299;...

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  • 24.10.2016 - Piotr Beczala “defines the meaning of bel canto” in triumphant Lucia at Lyric Opera

  • Piotr Beczala’s return to Lyric Opera of Chicago in the company’s Lucia di Lammermoor was met with tremendous acclaim. Described as “the world’s leading Edgardo” by the Chicago Tribune, Piotr was hailed for an “overdue return” to the company, “sending frissons of pleasure through the theater with his ardent...

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  • 17.10.2016 - Piotr Beczala: "Lucia stars set new modern standards at Lyric Opera"--Chicago Tribune

  • "Lyric is surrounding the world's leading Lucia with the world's leading Edgardo, Polish tenor Piotr Beczala, making an overdue return to the roster, sending frissons of pleasure through the theater with his ardent performance. Listen to them singing together and individually, and you appreciate why they're considered today's gold standard in this repertory." For the complete article, click here.

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  • 16.10.2016 - Piotr Beczala: "Lucia di Lamermoor" --Opera News

  • "The excellent Piotr Beczala. Beczala delivered the most beautifully sung account of this role heard at Lyric in memory. His voice gleamed like a laser above the staff, and he evidenced an affecting Italianate sob in the timbre. Beczala’s "Fra poco a me ricovero" won the loudest ovation of the evening."  For the complete article, click here.

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