Pavel Černoch Tenor
Season 23/24 Artist

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Pavel Černoch made his professional debut in his native city, Brno, followed by appearances in Prague, Riga, Cagliari, Athens, Graz and Vienna. He studied at the Janáček Academy in Brno and then in Italy. He makes regular appearances at the Teatro alla Scala Milan, Amsterdam Opera, Royal Opera House Covent Garden, at the Salzburg and Glyndebourne Festivals, under conductors such as Daniel Barenboim, Kirill Petrenko, Simon Rattle and Semyon Bychkov. His repertoire includes the roles of Max (Der Freischütz), Lenski (Eugene Onegin) and Laca (Jenůfa) at the Bayerische Staatsoper in Munich, Cavaradossi (Tosca) at La Monnaie in Brussels, the title-role in Don Carlo and Rodolfo (La Bohème) at the Staatsoper in Hamburg, Giasone (Médée) at the Salzburg Festival, Boris (Katia Kabanova) at the Royal Opera House, Don José (Carmen) at the Greek National Opera, Jenik (The bartered bride) at the Prague National Theatre, Lykov (The Tsar’s Bride) and Pinkerton (Madama Butterfly) at the Staatsoper Unter den Linden in Berlin and Teatro alla Scala in Milan.

More recently, he sang the roles of Florestan (Fidelio) and Apollo (Daphné) at the Staatsoper Unter den Linden in Berlin, Cavaradossi in Hamburg and Prague, Laca at the Theater an der Wien, the Prince (Rusalka) at the Dresden Semperoper, the Dutch national Opera and in Prague, Pinkerton and the title-role in Faust at the Hamburg Staatsoper. Pavel Černoch frequently appears as concert soloist and performed Beethoven’s 9° Symphony with Leipzig Gewandhaus Orchestra, Mahler’s Song of the Earth with Prague Philharmonic Orchestra, Rachmaninoff’s The Bells with Boston Philharmonic Orchestra, and Verdi’s Requiem at the Bergen Festival. In the next seasons, he will make his stage debut at the Chicago Lyric Opera and New YorkMetropolitan Opera.

At the Paris Opera: The Bartered Bride, (Jenik), 2010; Rusalka (le Prince), 2015; Eugene Onegin (Lenski), 2017; Don Carlo (rôle-titre), 2017; Lady Macbeth of Mtsensk (Serguei), 2019; Prince Igor (Vladimir), 2019

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