George Petean

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    George Petean in Le Duc d'Albe (Seizoen 2011-2012)

  • Copyright Vlaamse Opera / Annemie Augustijns

    George Petean in Le Duc d'Albe (Seizoen 2011-2012)

  • Copyright Vlaamse Opera / Annemie Augustijns

    George Petean in Le Duc d'Albe (Seizoen 2011-2012)

Le Duc d'Albe in Le Duc d'Albe

Biography

Education
Muziekacademie ‘G. Dima’ in Cluj-Napoca (Roemenië); studies at Vincente Sardinero & Giorgio Zancanaro

Debut
Don Giovanni (Cluj-Napoca), 1997
Roles in the Opera of Cluj: Malatesta/Don Pasquale, Silvio/I Pagliacci, Figaro/Il Barbiere di Siviglia, Malatesta/Don Pasquale, Valentin/Faust, Ford/Falstaff, Marcello/La Bohème
Member of the ensemble of Staatsoper Hamburg (2002-2010)

Highlights
Role debut as Marcello/La Bohème, Opera Rome, 2000
Guest appearances at Wiener Staatsoper, Covent Garden, Grand Théâtre de Genève, Deutsche Oper e.a.: Il Barbiere di Siviglia, I Pagliacci, La Bohème, Lucia di Lammermoor, Rigoletto, La Traviata, Un Ballo in Maschera

Prizes
Grand Prix at the international singing competition ‘Hariclea Darclée’ (Romania), 1999

Recent and future productions
La Traviata (Oper Frankfurt), 2011; Il Barbiere di Siviglia (Wiener Staatsoper), 2011;  La Bohème  (Covent Garden & Liceu), 2012; Faust (Metropolitan Opera, New York), 2012; Lucia di Lammermoor (Opéra de Paris), 2013; Rigoletto (Staatsoper Hamburg & Zürich),  2013-2014.

Last update on 02 May 2011

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