Pavel Černoch was born in Brno. He began his musical training at an early age, quickly becoming a singer in the Cantilena Choir. He is currently studying with Paolo de Napoli in Italy. He made his professional debut in Brno performing in The Magic Flute. He has performed at the Prague Opera (Alfredo in La Traviata, Don Ottavio in Don Giovanni, Michelis in The Greek Passion, Jenik in The Bartered Bride), the Riga Opera (Steva in Jenůfa, Alfredo, the Prince in Rusalka), and the Vienna Volksoper (Alfredo, Alfred in Die Fledermaus, Lionel in Martha).
Since his first appearance at Munich’s Bayerische Staastsoper in 2009 playing the role of Steva in Jenůfa, he has been invited to perform in theatres across Europe, including La Scala in Milan, the Teatro San Carlo in Naples, the Staatsoper and the Deutsche Oper in Berlin, the Hamburg Staatsoper, the Stuttgart, Cologne, Zurich, and Helsinki Operas, La Monnaie in Brussels, the Paris Opera, the Lyon Opera, the Teatro Real in Madrid, the Bolshoi Theatre in Moscow, and the Glyndebourne Festival, where he has performed the great roles of the Italian, French and Slavic repertoires: Alfredo (La Traviata), Gabriele Adorno (Simon Boccanegra), Don Carlo (title role), Rodolfo (La Bohème), Pinkerton (Madame Butterfly), Faust (Gounod’s Faust and Berlioz’s La Damnation de Faust), Lensky (Eugene Onegin), Vaudémont (Iolanta), Likov (The Tsar’s Bride), Steva and Laca (Jenůfa), Albert Gregor (The Makropoulos Affair), Boris (Kátia Kabanová), the Prince (Rusalka) and Jenik (The Bartered Bride).
He recently sang the title role in Franco Facio’s Amleto at the Bregenz Festival, then Albert Gregor at the Bayerische Staatsoper, Don Carlo and Don José (Carmen) at the Hamburg Staatsoper, Vladimir (Prince Igor) at the Dutch National Opera in Amsterdam, and Faust (La Damnation de Faust) at the Prague Opera. Pavel Černoch has also performed in concert at the BBC Proms and the Verbier and Bergen Festivals. He has sung under the baton of conductors like Daniel Barenboim, Kirill Petrenko, Sir Simon Rattle, Andris Nelsons, Sir John Eliot Gardiner, Charles Dutoit, Guennadi Rozhdestvensky, Vassily Sinaisky, Jiři Bělohlávek, Tomáš Hanus, and Jakub Hrůša, etc.
Steva (Jenůfa) at the Munich Festival, Don Carlos (French version) at the Paris Opera.