MARIUS VLAD - Tenor
Recent engagements for Romanian tenor Marius Vlad include the title role in Tannhäuser at the Romanian National Opera and at Theater Freiburg, the title role in Lohengrin at the Novaya Opera in Moscow, Theater Freiburg and the Romanian National Opera, Froh in Das Rheingold under the baton of Daniel Barenboim at Teatro alla Scala, Staatsoper Berlin and at the BBC Proms in London, Jean in Massenet’s Hérodiade at the Novaya Opera in Moscow, Tambourmajor in Wozzeck at the Enescu Festival in Bucharest, Don José in Carmen at Theater Freiburg and the title role in Verdi’s Otello at the Hungarian State Opera in Budapest, Opéra de Marseille, Opéra de Toulon, Prague State Opera, Teatro Massimo di Palermo and the Slovenian National Opera in Bratislava.
Prior to taking the title role in Tannhäuser with Melbourne Opera Marius made his debut as Florestan in Graham Vick’s staging of Fidelio at the Romanian National opera in Bucharest.
On the concert stage he sang Enescu’s Symphony No.5 with the Philharmonische Staatsorchester Hamburg and the Deutsche Radio Philharmonie Saarbrücken Kaiserslautern with Peter Ruzicka conducting (released on CD for CPO Records), Mahler’s Das Lied von der Erde with the Romanian Radio Orchestra conducted by Julien Salemcour, Enescu’s Vox Maris at the Enescu Festival with Zubin Metha conducting, Beethoven Symphony Nr. 9 with the Norddeutsche Philharmonie Rostock and Verdi’s Requiem with the Romanian Radio Orchestra.
Other repertoire includes roles such Turiddu in Cavalleria rusticana, Canio in Pagliacci, Radames in Aida, Manrico in Il Trovatore, Calaf inTurandot, Samson in Samson et Dalila, Don Alvaro in La forza del destino, Erik in Der fliegende Holländer and the title role in Don Carlo.
Marius Vlad has performed on stages and at festivals throughout Europe, from the Concertgebouw in Amsterdam, the Hamburg Philharmonic Hall, Teatro Verdi in Florence to the Schweriner Festspiele and had the pleasure of working with conductors such as Marek Janowski, Renato Palumbo, Fabrice Bollon, Giuliano Carella, Jan Latham-Koenig and Friedrich Haider.
Mr Vlad appears by kind arrangement with the Music Academy of Club-Napoca.