Hungarian bass-baritone Marcell Bakonyi’s future engagements include HARASTA The Cunning Little Vixen Theater an der Wien, and TRUFFALDINO Ariadne auf Naxos, SPRECHER/2. GERHARNISCHTER Die Zauberflöte and COLLINE La Bohème Hungarian State Opera Budapest.

His most recent guest appearances include WASSERMANN Rusalka Theater St Gallen, BLUEBEARD Bluebeard’s Castle Teatro Nacional de São Carlos, Lisbon, SS-MAN The Passenger Teatro Real de Madrid and DEPUTATO FIAMINGO Don Carlo Osterfestspiele Salzburg, ASHBY La Fanciulla del West, MUSTAFA L’Italiana in Algeri, FERRANDO Il Trovatore, ESCAMILLO Carmen and PIETRO Simon Boccanegra Hungarian State Opera, SPRECHER Die Zauberflöte and DULCAMARA L’Elisir d’Amore Macerata Opera Festival KASPAR Der Freischütz Stadttheater Gießen, PUBLIO La Clemenza di Tito, ANTINOO Il ritorno d’Ulisse Innsbruck Festival für Alte Musik, VARO in Handel’s Ezio Schwetzinger Festspiele, LORD SIDNEY Il Viaggio a Reims Pesaro International Rossini Festival and ANTINOO Il ritorno d`Ulisse in Patria and COLLINE Oslo DNO (Alessandro de Marchi). In 2012 he made his debut in the USA as SPRECHER Die Zauberflőte Crested Butte Music Festival Colorado. Concert work includes Bach Christmas Oratorio Collegium Iuvenum Stuttgart (Friedemann Keck), St. John Passion Chiemsee Festival (Enoch zu Guttenberg), Die Schöpfung (Tamás Vásáry) Hungarian Radio Symphony Orchestra at Palace of Arts Budapest, and Mozart Requiem (Quentin Hindley) Théátre des Champs Elysées.

Marcell was a member of the ensemble of Staatstheater Nürnberg with roles such as LEPORELLO Don Giovanni, MUSTAFA L’Italiana in Algeri and HUASCAR Les Indes Galantes. From 2009 he was member of the ensemble of the Landestheater Salzburg where he sang BARTOLO and FIGARO Le nozze di Figaro, KASPAR Der Freischütz, ANGELOTTI Tosca, DULCAMARA L`elisir d`amore, LEPORELLO Don Giovanni, ALIDORO La Cenerentola, and DON ALFONSO Cosi fan tutte. Before that he was a member of the ensemble at Theater Heidelberg and of the Zürich Opera Studio. For the Junge Oper series at Staatsoper Stuttgart he sang in the world premiere of Matthias Heep’s Träumer.

Marcell was born in Győr, Hungary. He studied at the Leo-Weiner Conservatory of Music in Budapest, and at the Hochschule für Musik in Stuttgart with Julia Hamari. He won the International Competition Rolando Nicolosi, Rome and received a Special Price at the Marcello Giordani Competition, Catania.


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Marcell Bakonyi debuts at the Theater St Gallen

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