Almas Svilpa

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    Almas Svilpa in Nabucco (Seizoen 2012-2013)

Zaccaria in Nabucco

Biography

Education
Studied in Klaipeda and in Vilnius (both Lithuania)
 
Debut
Basilio /Il barbiere di Siviglia at National Theatre Vilnius
 
Career
1995/96 International Opera Studio Zurich, 1996/97 Staatstheater Karlsruhe, since 1997/98 Aalto Theatre Essen
 
Highlights
Farlaf/Ruslan and Lyudmila (Bolshoi Theatre), Tierbändiger & Athlet/Lulu (Semperoper Dresden), Japan Tour with the Wiener Staatsoper
 
Roles
Figaro / Le Nozze di Figaro, Leporello / Don Giovanni, Escamillo / Carmen, Mephistopheles / Faust (Gounod), Ferrando / Il Trovatore, Zaccaria / Nabucco, Sir Giorgio Valton / I puritani, Alfio / Cavalleria rusticana, Jochanaan / Salome, Kaspar / Der Freischütz, Wotan & Wanderer / Der Ring des Nibelungen
 
Worked with
Deutsche Oper Berlin, Staatsoper Hannover, Volksoper Wien, Salzburger Festspiele, Nationale Reisopera
 
Recent and future productions
Hercules / Hercules (Essen), Klingsor / Parsifal (Essen), Holländer / Der fliegende Holländer (Vilnius, Düsseldorf, St. Gallen)

Last update on 21 December 2012

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