Marc Laho

Henri de Bruges in Le Duc d'Albe

Biography

Education
‘First prize’ trumpet en vocals, Conservatory of Liege
Studies with Luigi Alva in Italië and with Alain Vanzo & Gabriel Bacquier in France

Debut
Officier/Thérèse (Massenet; Opera of Monte Carlo)

Highlights
Paris/La belle Hélène (Opera of Zürich, led by Nikolaus Harnoncourt); Laertes/Hamlet, L’Elixir d’Amore, La Belle Hélène, Elvino/La Sonnambula (Grand Théâtre de Genève, Opéra Comique,Wiener Staatsoper); Le comte Ory/ Le Comte Ory (Glyndebourne Opera Festival,‘Proms’ London, Maggio Musicale Fiorentino, Opéra Comique Paris); Lyonnel/Le Roi Arthus (Chausson; Edinburgh Festival); Antinous/Pénélope (Fauré; Edinburgh Festival)
Le siège de Corinthe (Opéra National de Lyon); Grieux/Manon,Lucia di Lammermoor (Théâtre du Capitole de Toulouse); I Puritani (Opéra de Wallonie, Opera of Essen, Opera of Avignon); Guglielmo Tell (Budapest); La Traviata (Opera of Graz); I Lombardi en Don Pasquale (Opera van Marseille, Madrid, Berlijn, Keulen, Zürich; Gustave III (Auber, Opéra National de Lyon); Lucia di LammermoorIl Barbiere di Siviglia (Hamburg Staatsoper); Lucia di Lammermoor (Opéra National du Rhin, Strasbourg); Leicester/Maria Stuarda (Vlaamse Opera)

Prizes
Laureate at the Concours International de Chant de Verviers with the ‘prix de vocation’
Finalist at the Pavarotti Competition in Philadelphia, 1992

Recent and future productions
Henri de Bruges/Le Duc d’Albe (Vlaamse Opera)

Last update on 11 May 2012

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