Current & Upcoming
House debut as Captain Balstrode Peter Grimes Teatro alla Scala, return to Bayreuth Festival in The Ring Cycle as Alberich, Telramund Lohengrin at Grand Theatre Liceu in Barcelona, Alberich in The Ring Cycle CNPA Beijing, house debut with Cologne Opera as Miller in Luisa Miller, return to Leipzig Opera as Scarpia Tosca and Rigoletto, to State Opera Prague in title parts of Rigoletto, Hollander and Macbeth, Telramund Lohengrin in Teatro Comunale di Bologna, Klingsor Parsifal with Bergen National Orchestra.
Debuts with Bayreuth Festival in the new Ring Cycle, Telramund Lohengrin at Grand Theatre Liceu in Barcelona, Alberich Siegfried Gothenburg Opera, Alberich Rheingold CNPA Beijing, the title role in Macbeth with National Theatre in Prague, Captain Balstrode Peter Grimes Finnish National Opera, Miller Luisa Miller at the English National Opera, debut at Wexford Festival as Sancho Don Quichotte, return to Prague National Theatre with the role of Telramund Lohengrin, the title role in Wozzeck and the title role Der fliegende Holländer at the Finnish National Opera, Alberich Das Rheingold in Gothenburg Opera. He was also seen as Falstaff at Opera Omaha and Opera Colorado and in the main part in Rigoletto at Minnesota Opera. Formerly a principal artist at Saarländisches Staatstheater Saarbrücken, where his roles included Balstrode Peter Grimes, and the title roles of Falstaff, Rigoletto, Macbeth and Simon Boccanegra, Scarpia Tosca, Renato Un Ballo in Maschera, Jochanaan Salome (for which he received the Sponsors Prize), Don Carlo La Forza del Destino, Four Villains Les Contes d’Hoffmann, Méphistophélès La Damnation de Faust, Tonio I Pagliacci and General Groves Doctor Atomic. His performances in German repertoire include roles such as Klingsor Parsifal, Pizarro Fidelio, Barak Frau ohne Schatten.