Piotr Beczala Tenor
Season 23/24 Artist

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Polish tenor Piotr Beczala is a regular guest in the world’s leading opera houses. At the New York Metropolitan Opera he has portrayed the Prince (Rusalka), Edgardo (Lucia di Lammermoor), Rodolfo (La Bohème), Vaudémont (Iolanta), Riccardo (Un ballo in maschera), Des Grieux (Manon), as well as the title roles in Roméo et Juliette and Faust

Other appearances include Lohengrin (title role) at Dresden Semperoper, Werther (title role), Der Rosenkavalier (a singer) and Carmen (Don José) at Vienna Staatsoper, Lucia di Lammermoor (Edgardo) at Opernhaus in Zurich. In recent years, he sang Beethoven’s Symphony n°9 at Dresden Semperoper, gave several recitals with pianist Helmut Deutsch at Theater im Park, in Vienna, Luxembourg Philharmonie, and Musikverein in Graz and gave a series of recitals in South America. 

Other roles of his repertoire include Manrico (Il Trovatore) at Zurich Opernhaus, the Duke of Mantua (Rigoletto) and Lenski (Eugene Onegin) at New York Metropolitan Opera, Cavaradossi (Tosca) and Riccardo at Bayerische Staatsoper in Munich.

In the 2022/23 season, he sang the roles of Radamès (Aida) at Teatro Real, in Madrid, Loris (Fedora) and Lohengrin at New York Metropolitan Opera, Don José and Cavaradossi at Vienna Staatsoper, Calaf (Turandot) at Zurich Opernhaus. He also performed concerts in Zagreb, Vienna, Pamplona and Barcelona.

Piotr Beczala received the ECHO Klassik Award “Singer of the Year” in 2014 and the Opus Klassik Awards in the same category in 2021. In 2019, he was made Kammersänger at the Vienna Staatsoper and received an honorary Ph.D from the Music Academy in Katowice in 2022.

At the Paris Opera: The Magic Flute (Tamino), 2001; Eugene Onegin (Lenski), 2003; The Bartered Bride (Jenik), 2010; Rigoletto (the Duke of Mantua), 2012; La Bohème (Rodolfo), 2014; Faust (title role), 2015; Werther (title role), 2016


Katowice Academy of Music with Pavel Lisitsian and Sena Jurinac

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