Hungarian bass-baritone Marcell Bakonyi’s current and most recent guest appearances include BLUEBEARD Bluebeard’s Castle Teatro Nacional de São Carlos, Lisbon, ASHBY La Fanciulla del West and COLLINE La Bohème Hungarian State Opera Budapest, SS-MAN The Passenger Teatro Real de Madrid and DEPUTATO FIAMINGO Don Carlo Osterfestspiele Salzburg.

Past guest appearances have included 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, ZWEITER PRIESTER Die Zauberflöte Theatre Vichy, 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 in Colorado. Concert work includes Bach Christmas Oratorio Collegium Iuvenum Stuttgart (Friedemann Keck), St. John Passion Chiemsee Festival (Enoch zu Guttenberg), Haydn 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 voice 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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