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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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  • 31.08.2016 - Piotr Beczala returns to Schubertiade in Hohenems, Austria on September 3

  • Following his acclaimed run of Faust at the Salzburg Festival, Piotr Beczala remains in Austria for a liederabend at the annual Schubertiade on September 3. Given in Hohenems at Markus Sittikus Hall, the evening of song hears the star tenor in a signature mix of repertoire including Schumann’s Dichterliebe, Rachmaninoff’s Six Romances, and assorted lieder by Richard Strauss...

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  • 19.08.2016 - Piotr Beczala triumphs as “einer Idealbesetzung des Faust” in Salzburg

  • Tenor Piotr Beczala has earned critical and popular acclaim for his performance as Gounod’s Faust at the Salzburg Festival, running now through August 29: “Der polnische Tenor Piotr Beczala wirkt als Faust-Interpret wie der legitime Erbe einer schwedischen Legende: Nicolai Gedda! Idiomatisch genauso perfekt, geschmackvoll phrasierend, mit brillanter Höhe.”...

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  • 12.08.2016 - Broadcasts of Salzburg Festival Faust - August 13 and August 27 featuring Piotr Beczala

  • On August 13 at 7:30pm CET, ORF broadcasts Faust, recorded on August 10 at the Salzburg Festival and starring Piotr Beczala as the eponymous philosopher, on Ö1. The performance hears Piotr starring opposite Maria Agresta as Marguerite and Ildar Abdrazakov as Méphistophélès.  An encore television broadcast of the production, staged by Reinhard von der Thannen...

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  • 07.08.2016 - Tenor Piotr Beczala hat ein Faible für die „Faust“-Partie

  • Star-Tenor Piotr Beczala liebt die Mehrdeutigkeit von Rollen. Bei den Salzburger Festspielen singt der Pole im „Faust“ von Charles Gounod die Titelpartie. „Faust ist eine meiner Lieblingsrollen und zugleich eine Pflichtrolle für jeden lyrischen Tenor. Mich begleitet sie seit 2004, und ich entdecke beim Singen dieser Rolle jedes Mal neue Facetten und Herausforderungen“,...

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  • 01.08.2016 - Piotr Beczala headlines new production of Gounod’s Faust at Salzburger Festspiele

  • Following his return to the Bayerische Staatsoper for the Münchner Opernfestspiele, Piotr Beczala heads to the Salzburger Festspiele to star in a new production of Gounod’s Faust. The internationally-acclaimed interpreter of Gounod’s soul-selling philosopher stars opposite Ildar Abdrazakov as Méphistophélès and Maria Agresta as Marguerite in a production...

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  • 19.07.2016 - Piotr Beczala stars as Riccardo in 'Un ballo in maschera'

  • The Bayerische Staatsoper welcomes Piotr Beczala back to its stage for a two-performance revival of Un ballo in maschera July 27 and 30. Presented as part of the Münchner Opernfestspiele, the production opened earlier this year starring Piotr as Riccardo, earning the star tenor further acclaim for a vocally and dramatically invigorating performance in Jonas Erath’s account of...

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