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Bernard Richter
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One of the leading tenors of his generation, Bernard Richter’s engagements in the most recent and forthcoming seasons include role debuts at Teatro alla Scala Milan in the title role of Fierrabras and BELFIORE La Finta Giardiniera, a return to the Wiener Staatsoper in the title role of Idomeneo, Beethoven IX with the Wiener Symphoniker and Philippe Jordan, DON OTTAVIO Don Giovanni at the Teatro alla Scala and Opernhaus Zürich, and his debut at the Teatro Real Madrid in the title role of La Clemenza di Tito. Further ahead sees major operatic and concert appearances in Paris, Geneva, Milan and Vienna.  



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One of the leading tenors of his generation, Bernard Richter’s engagements in the most recent and forthcoming seasons include role debuts at La Scala Milan in the title role of Fierrabras and BELFIORE La Finta Giardiniera, a return to the Wiener Staatsoper in the title role of Idomeneo, Beethoven IX with the Wiener Symphoniker and Philippe Jordan, DON OTTAVIO Don Giovanni at the Teatro alla Scala and Opernhaus Zürich, and his debut at the Teatro Real Madrid in the title role of La Clemenza di Tito. Further ahead sees major operatic and concert appearances in Paris, Geneva, Milan and Vienna.

Past engagements include PELLÉAS Pelléas et Mélisande Wiener Staatsoper, Teatr Wielki Warsaw, Opéra de Lyon and Orchestre symphonique de Montréal, BELMONTE Die Entführung aus dem Serail, HYLAS Les Troyens, DON OTTAVIO, TAMINO, and FROH Das Rheingold Opéra Bastille, TAMINO, CLOTARCO Armida Salzburger Festspiele, JAQUINO Fidelio Verbier Festival, DON OTTAVIO and LE CHEVALIER DE LA FORCE Les Dialogues des Carmélites Bayerische Staatsoper München, CASTOR Castor and Pollux Ensemble Pygmalion, DES GRIEUX Manon, ROSSILLON Die Lustige Witwe Grand Théâtre de Genève, TITO (title) Opéra de Nancy, ORPHÉE Orphée aux Enfers Opéra de Lausanne and Lully’s Atys (title), Les Arts Florissants at Opéra Comique, Versailles and Caen and ALPHONSE Zampa Les Arts Florissants at Opéra Comique. Further highlights have included ERIK Der fliegende Holländer, BÉNÉDICT Béatrice et Bénédict, DON OTTAVIO, ECCLITICO Il Mondo della Luna (available on DVD), MEDORO Orlando Paladino Theater an der Wien, PARIS La Belle Hélène, FRITZ La Grande Duchesse de Gérolstein Théâtre du Châtelet, DON OTTAVIO, Lucio Silla (title) by J.Ch. Bach Opernhaus Zürich, and FERRANDO Così fan tutte Théâtre des Champs-Élysées. For Theater Freiburg he sang the title roles of Idomeneo, Lucio Silla and Mitridate.

In concert, he has appeared with the Berliner Symphoniker, MDR Orchestra, Orchestre Philharmonique de Strasbourg, Les Musiciens du Louvre at the Salzburger Pfingsfestspiele and Orchestra Sinfonica della Rai, as well as at the Salle Gaveau de Paris, Tonhalle Zürich, Mozart Tage Luzern, Styriarte Graz, Gewandhaus Leipzig, L’Accademia di Santa Cecilia and Konzerthaus Wien. He also sang TAMINO Die Zauberflöte and Mozart Requiem Budapest Festival Orchestra tour to LondonBerlinAmsterdamBruges and Baden-Baden.

Bernard Richter has worked with artists including Philippe Jordan, William Christie, Adam Fischer, Kent Nagano, Marc Minkowski, Jeffrey Tate, Ivor Bolton, Nikolaus Harnoncourt, Fabio Luisi, Sir Neville Marriner, Sylvain Cambreling, Asher Fisch, Peter Schneider, Raphaël Pichon, Laurent Pelly, Christof Loy, Nikolaus Lehnhoff, Keith Warner, and Kasper Holten.

Bernard studied in Neuchâtel and was a member of the Opera Studio Bienne.



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