BIOGRAPHY

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He was born in Liberec, in the Czech Republic, and studied singing at the conservatory, where he was a student of Václav Zítek (who was a leading soloist performing at the National Theatre in Prague), and from which he graduated with the role of Kecal in The Bartered Bride by Bedřich Smetana. He participated in several singing masterclasses, for instance in Vienna, Pesaro, and has been co-operating with Antonio Carangelo, who is an Italian operatic tenor, for many years. He made his professional debut as Banco in Giuseppe Verdi´s Macbeth. Nowadays, he performs not only in the Czech Republic, but also around the whole world (for example in Germany, Austria, Switzerland, Italy, France, Ireland, and even in Israel and South Korea), and he also performs in prestigious music festivals and in Opera Houses. He is a perpetual participant in the opera theatre of F. X. Šalda in Liberec. Furthermore, he is dedicated to the concert activity and performs with many Czech and foreign orchestras. His repertoire includes operas, oratorios, and also songs. Performed opera roles:

  • Giuseppe Verdi: Banco (Macbeth)
  • Giuseppe Verdi: The King of Egypt (Aida)
  • Giuseppe Verdi: Sparafucile (Rigoletto)
  • Giuseppe Verdi: Marullo (Rigoletto)
  • Giuseppe Verdi: Fra Melitone (La forza del destino)
  • Giuseppe Verdi: High priest of Baal (Nabucco)
  • Giuseppe Verdi: Pietro (Simmone Boccanegra)
  • Giuseppe Verdi: Markyz d’Obigny (La Traviata)
  • Giuseppe Verdi: Silvano (A Masked Ball)
  • Antonin Dvorak: Lucifer (The Devil and Kate)
  • Bedrich Smetana: Kecal – a marriage broker (The Bartered Bride)
  • Bedrich Smetana: Mícha (The Bartered Bride)
  • Charles Francois Gounod: Wagner (Faust / Margarete)
  • Georges Bizet: Zuniga (Carmen)
  • Jacques Offenbach: Crespel (Les Contes d’Hoffmann)
  • Jacques Offenbach: Luther (Les Contes d’Hoffmann)
  • Vincenzo Bellini: Alessio (La sonnambula)
  • Giacomo Puccini: The Bonze, Cio-Cio-san’s uncle (Madame Butterfly)
  • Giacomo Puccini: The Imperial Commissioner (Madame Butterfly)
  • Giacomo Puccini: Sergeant of the Royal Archers (Manon Lescaut)
  • Giacomo Puccini: Innkeeper (Manon Lescaut)
  • Carl Maria von Weber: Cuno, a hereditary forester (Der Freischütz)
  • W.A. Mozart: Sarastro (The Magic Flute)
  • W.A. Mozart: Speaker of the temple (The Magic Flute)
  • Otto Nicolai: Herr Reich (Page) (The Merry Wives of Windsor)
  • Tschaikowski: Thibaut d’Arc (The Maid of Orleans)

Concert and song production:

  • Antonín Dvořák: Stabat Mater, Op.58
  • Antonín Dvořák: Mass in D major, Op.86
  • Antonín Dvořák: Te Deum, Op.103
  • Antonín Dvořák: Biblical Songs op.99
  • Jakub Jan Ryba: Czech Christmas Mass
  • Jakub Jan Ryba: Missa Solemnis in C major
  • Václav Jan Kopriva: Messe Pastoral
  • Ludwig van Beethoven: Messe C-Dur op. 86
  • F. X. Brixi: Missa pastoralis
  • W.A.Mozart: Mass in C major, K.317
  • W.A. Mozart: Requiem d-moll
  • G. F. Händel: Oratorium Messias
  • J. Laburda: Missa pastoralis