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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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  • 11.03.2016 - “Ein exemplarisches Rollenporträt” - Piotr Beczała stars in Munich Ballo

  • Returning to the role of Riccardo, Piotr Beczala has earned further acclaim for his part in the Bayerische Staatsoper’s new production of Un ballo in maschera, which opened on March 6: “Der Tenor erinnert in seiner makellos reinen Färbung an den jungen Nicolai Gedda; die Höhe erreicht Beczala leicht und doch kann er bemerkenswerte Kraft ausbilden, die Phrasierung ist...

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  • 28.02.2016 - Piotr's spring schedule - Verdi in Munich and Vienna, Wagner in Dresden, and European recitals

  • Piotr Beczala’s spring season launches with a new Un ballo in maschera at the Bayerische Staatsoper. As the lovestruck Riccardo, Piotr stars opposite George Petean as Renato and Anja Harteros as Amelia, with Zubin Mehta at the podium and Johannes Erath helming the new production. Performances take place March 6 through April 1, with a broadcast on March 19. Riccardo is also the...

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  • 17.02.2016 - Piotr Beczała returns to Metropolitan Opera for 2016-17 season

  • As announced by the company, Piotr Beczała will return to the Metropolitan Opera in the 2016-17 season for a revival of the Zeffirelli’s beloved staging of La Bohème. Reprising his acclaimed account of the poet Rodolfo, Piotr stars opposite Kristine Opolais as Mimì and Massimo Cavalletti as Marcello. Marco Armiliato conducts these performances, which feature...

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  • 09.02.2016 - Piotr is Riccardo in Verdi's 'Un Ballo in Maschera' at the Bayerische Staatsoper

  • Piotr Beczała sings the role of Riccardo in Verdi's 'Un Ballo in Maschera' at the Bayerische Staatsoper, March 6, 9, 19, 23 & 28 and April 1. Anja Harteros is Amelia, George Petean sings Renato, and Okka von der Damerau sings Ulrica, with Zubin Mehta leading the orchestra.  Please note tickets are completely sold-out for the March performances, with limited availability on April 1.

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  • 18.01.2016 - Piotr Beczala headlines Werther at Opéra National de Paris

  • Piotr Beczala’s first performances of 2016 can be heard in Paris January 20 through February 4. The leading tenor returns to the Opéra National de Paris to headline the company’s revival of Werther at the Opéra Bastille. Directed by Benoît Jacquot and conducted by Giacomo Sagripanti, Massenet’s romantic tragedy hears Piotr as the eponymous poet, opposite...

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  • 29.10.2015 - Piotr Beczala - US Recital Debuts

  • Following October 28’s final performance of Lucia di Lammermoor at San Francisco Opera, Piotr Beczala looks ahead to a week of recitals and concerts in New York and Los Angeles. The tenor begins with his New York recital debut at Carnegie Hall, alongside renowned pianist Martin Katz, in a program of works by Schumann, Karlowicz, Dvorak, and Rachmaninoff on October 30. Two days later, Piotr...

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