Baritone/Bass-Baritone

Adam Plachetka

A renowned champion of Mozart and Bel Canto repertoire, Bass-Baritone Adam Plachetka has triumphed in roles such as Don Giovanni, Dulcamara, Guglielmo, Figaro, the Count, Belcore and Papageno at houses such as the Metropolitan Opera, Lyric Opera of Chicago, Wiener Staatsoper and the Royal Opera House Covent Garden.

© 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.

In the same year, 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 greatest opera houses including the Metropolitan Opera, Royal Opera House Covent Garden, Lyric Opera of Chicago, Salzburg Festival, Glyndebourne Festival, Seoul Arts Center, Teatro alla Scala, Bayerische Staatsoper Munich, Festpielhaus Baden-Baden and National Theatre Prague.

Engagements in the 2017/18 season include returns to the Metropolitan Opera as the title role in Le Nozze di Figaro and Guglielmo in Phelim McDermott’s new production of Cosi fan tutte; multiple returns to the Wiener Staatsoper as the title role in Don Giovanni, the Count Le Nozze di Figaro, Riccardo I Puritanti and Malatesta Don Pasquale; and Papageno Die Zauberflöte for the Salzburg Festival.


Contact


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