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Boris Prýgl

Boris Prýgl

Bass-baritone Boris Prýgl returns to the National Theatre in Prague in the 2023/24 season as Guglielmo (Così fan tutte) and to the National Moravian-Silesian Theatre in Ostrava as Emperor Overall (Ullmann: Der Kaiser von Atlantis) and Walter (Ullmann: Der zerbrochene Krug) and will also be appearing there in the new production of The Cunning Little Vixen.

From 2019 to 2021, Boris Prýgl was a soloist of the Bavarian State Opera in Munich, where he assumed the roles of Morales in Carmen, Ping in Turandot, the prince Ottokar in Der Freischütz, the Gamekeeper in Rusalka, Marco (Gianni Schicchi) etc. In January 2022 he debuted in the Prague National Theatre as Guglielmo (Così fan tutte). In March 2022, he performed Janáček’s Glagolitic Mass with the Czech Philharmonic conducted by Semyon Bychkov at the Musikverein in Vienna and the Elbphilharmonie in Hamburg and performed with the same orchestra and conductor at the Dvořák Prague Festival in a concert performance of Rusalka (the role of the Gamekeeper) in September 2022. He is a laureate of several singing competition and the absolute winner of the 2015 Antonín Dvořák Vocal Competition in Karlovy Vary. He took 2nd place and an award for best Mozart interpretation at the Ferruccio Tagliavini Competition in Austria. In July 2017, he was a finalist of two prestigious competitions: the Belvedere and Plácido Domingo’s Operalia (at the latter, he also won the coveted Birgit Nilsson Prize). In September 2019, he was granted the award of the then Director of the Vienna State Opera Dominique Meyer at the Stella Maris Vocal Competition.

Boris Prýgl studied with Zlatica Livorová and graduated from the Academy of Music in Bratislava, Slovakia in the class of Peter Mikuláš. In 2022, he completed here his doctorate in Russian songs. He gained his first stage experience at the Slovak National Theatre in Bratislava. On this stage, he sang Leporello (Don Giovanni), Don Basilio (Il barbiere di Siviglia), Don Fernando (Fidelio), Pietro (Simon Boccanegra), Brander (La damnation de Faust), and the title role in Paisiello’s opera Il re Teodoro in Venezia. In May 2017, he performed a solo recital within the Prague Spring IMF, and he assumed the role of the Governor in the Czech premiere of Rossini’s Le comte Ory at the National Theatre Brno. In 2017–2019, he was a member of the opera studio of the Bavarian State Opera in Munich.

2023/24 Season
The Artist is represented by Alena Kunertová, Nachtigall Artists
tel: +420 602 219 611, e-mail: a.kunertova@nachtigallartists.cz.

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