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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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  • 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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  • 11.07.2016 - In Dresden Cultural Riches Abound Throughout This 'Florence on the Elbe' - featuring Piotr Beczala's 'Lohengrin'

  • "When the excellent tenor Piotr Beczala joined me in 2015 for a conversation at New York University's Casa Italiana Zerilli-Marimò as part of a series I lead there about Italian opera, he mentioned that he would be singing his first Wagner role, Lohengrin, in Dresden in May 2016. It is one of my favorite operas, and this seemed an ideal match of singer to role. The fact that his Elsa would be...

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  • 05.07.2016 - Piotr Beczała - Salzburg Festival

  • "A 2016 Summer Festival Guide for European Opera Lovers - European opera festivals this year offer something to suit every taste. New works take a bow, older ones get a fresh look, and dependable warhorses show they can still light up the house. So whether you swoon for the solidly traditional or jive to the quirkily avant-garde, you’ll find plenty to sate your cultural craving . ....

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