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Erwin Schrott

Internationally celebrated bass-baritone Erwin Schrott appears regularly at venues such as Milan’s La Scala, New York’s Metropolitan Opera, the Opéra national de Paris, Bavarian State Opera, Teatro Colón, Royal Opera House Covent Garden, Maggio Musicale Fiorentino, Hamburg State Opera, the Théatre de la Monnaie in Brussels, Festspielhaus Baden-Baden, the Teatro Communale di Firenze and Teatro Carlo Felice in Genua. Born in Montivideo, he began his opera career at the age of 22 as Roucher in »Andrea Chénier«. His victory in the Operalia competition was followed by a remarkable career. He set the standard for interpreters of Mozart’s works as Don Giovanni and Leporello in »Don Giovanni« and as Count Almaviva and Figaro (»Le nozze di Figaro«). Other roles in his repertoire include Pagano (»I Lombardi«), the title role in »Attila«, Banquo in »Macbeth«, Escamillo in »Carmen«, Mefistofele, Méphistophélès (»Faust«), Dulcamara (»L‘elisir d'amore«), and Procida (»Les vêpres Siciliennes«). His début as Scarpia in »Tosca« at the Berlin State Opera added another important role to his repertoire, and he also débuted in »The Tales of Hoffmann« at the Dutch National Opera and sang Mefistofele in the Chorégies d'Orange opera festival in France. Erwin Schrott started the 2019/20 season with »Don Giovanni at the Royal Opera House Covent Garden, »L’elisir d’amore« at the Teatro Real in Madrid, and his début in »Anna Bolena« at the Oman Royal Opera House. Erwin Schrott’s upcoming performances include Procida at the Bavarian State Opera, Escamillo and Dulcamara at the Semperoper, Leporello in Madrid and Scarpia at the Teatro Colón in Buenos Aires. He will open the Olympic Games in Tokyo with a concert in which he appears with prominent Kabuki artists from Japan. His roles at the Wiener Staatsoper to date include Leporello, Figaro, Count Almaviva, Dulcamara, Banquo, Méphistopélès, Escamillo and Scarpia. Erwin Schrott is an exclusive artist with Sony Classical. Besides his work as an opera singer, Erwin Schrott works with various charities which help and support children in need.