Adrian  Eröd

Baritone (Austria)

HGO Appearances: Houston Grand Opera Debut

About the Artist: Vienna-born Adrian Eröd garnered his first success on stage in 1996 in the title role of Billy Budd with the New Opera of Vienna. In the following years, he was an artist with the Linz State Theater and the Vienna People's Opera, where he sang such roles as Count Almaviva in The Marriage of Figaro, Papageno in The Magic Flute, the title role of Don Giovanni, Dandini in Rossini's Cinderella, Figaro in The Barber of Seville, Marcello in La bohème, Olivier in Capriccio, and Dr. Falke in Die Fledermaus. He was a member of the Vienna State Opera for several seasons, singing many roles including Loge in Das Rheingold, Beckmesser in Die Meistersinger, and Jason in the world premiere of Aribert Reimann's Medea. He continues to perform frequently as a guest artist with the Vienna State Opera; this season, he sings Figaro, Marcello, and Beckmesser, a role he also will sing in Leipzig and Amsterdam. Earlier this season, he sang Olivier at the Paris National Opera.  He has also appeared at the Hamburg State Opera, Frankfurt Opera, La Fenice, and the Aix-en-Provence Festival. He made his Bayreuth Festival debut in 2009 as Beckmesser. Recent and future projects include Guglielmo in a new production of Così fan tutte and his debut as Eisenstein in Die Fledermaus at the New National Theater Tokyo, Capriccio in Dresden, and Guglielmo with the Vienna State Opera.

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