Baritone/Bass-Baritone

Adam Plachetka

© Ilona Sochorova

Introduction

Adam Plachetka was educated at the conservatory in his native town of Prague. In addition to his many national competition victories, Adam won First Prize at Antonín Dvořák’s International Vocal Competition.

In 2005 Adam made his debut at the National Theatre in Prague, and became a member of the Vienna State Opera ensemble in 2010. He has since appeared at the world’s premier opera houses including the Metropolitan Opera, Royal Opera House, Lyric Opera of Chicago, Salzburg Festival, Glyndebourne, Seoul Arts Center, Teatro alla Scala, Bayerische Staatsoper Munich, Festpielhaus Baden-Baden and National Theatre Prague.

Engagements in the 2016/17 season include Leporello and Masetto Don Giovanni at the Metropolitan Opera, Papageno Die Zauberflöte for the Lyric Opera of Chicago, Winterreise in recital at the Musikverein fur Steiermark in Graz, Dulcamara L’Elisir d’amore, Don Giovanni, Mustafa Italiana in Algeri and Conte Figaro at the Wiener Staatsoper, Mozart’s Requiem with the Bayerischer Rundfunk Munich, Beethoven’s Missa Solemnis with the Royal Stockholm Philharmonic cond. Michael Tilson Thomas, Belcore L’elisir d’amore at the Royal Opera House and Publio La Clemenza di Tito at the Festspielhaus Baden-Baden and recorded by Deutsche Grammophon.


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Performance Schedule

 

Performance Schedule

 

Discography

 

Repertoire

OPERA REPERTOIRE

DONIZETTI
L’Elisir d’amore (Belcore, Dulcamara)

DVORAK
Rusalka (Hajny)

HANDEL
Acis and Galatea (Polyphemus)
Alcina (Melisso)
Rinaldo (Argante)

MOZART
Cosi fan Tutte (Guglielmo)
Die Zauberflöte (Papageno)
Don Giovanni (Don Giovanni, Masetto, Leporello)
La Clemenza di Tito (Publio)
La Finta Giardiniera (Nardo)
Le nozze di Figaro (Conte, Figaro)

PUCCINI
La Fanciulla del West (Jake Wallace)
La bohème (Schaunard)

ROSSINI
Il Barbiere di Siviglia (Figaro, Don Basilio)
La Cenerentola (Alidoro)

STRAUSS
Ariadne auf Naxos (Harlekin)

VERDI
Simon Boccanegra (Paolo Albiani)

ROSSINI
L’italiana in Algeri (Mustafà)

CONCERT REPERTOIRE

BACH
Mass in B minor
Magnificat in D Major
Weinachtsoratorium

BEETHOVEN
Missa Solemnis

BRAHMS
Ein deutsches Requiem

DVORAK
Biblické písně
Cigánské melodie
Te Deum

FAURE
Requiem

HANDEL
Alexander’s Feast
The Messiah
Judas Maccabaeus
Samson

MARTINU
Kytice

MOZART
Die Grabmusik
Great Mass in C minor
Requiem

RYBA
Česká mše Vánoční