Boris PrýglGuest of the Opera
Bass-baritone Boris Prýgl ranks among the most talented your singers. Since the 2019/20 season, he’s been a soloist of the Bavarian State Opera in Munich. He is a laureate of several singing competition and the absolute winner of the 2015 Antonín Dvořák Singing Competition in Karlovy Vary where he also received several special awards including Prague National Theatre Award and Prague Spring IMC Award. He took 2nd place at the Ferruccio Tagliavini Competition in Austria, along with an award for the best interpretation of W. A. Mozart. In July 2017, he was a finalist of two prestigious competitions: Belvedere and Plácido Domingo’s Operalia. In September 2019, he was granted the Vienna State Opera Director Dominique Meyer Award at the Stella Maris Vocal Competition. Boris Prýgl graduated from the Academy of Music in Bratislava, Slovakia in the class of Peter Mikuláš, and he gained his first stage experience at the Slovak National Theatre in Bratislava. His repertoire features roles like Leporello (Don Giovanni), Don Basilio (Il barbiere di Siviglia), Don Fernando (Fidelio), Pietro (Simon Boccanegra), Brander (La damnation de Faust), the title role in Paisiello’s opera Il re Teodoro in Venezia, a.o. In May 2017, he performed a solo recital within the Prague Spring IMC 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.