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Theo Lebow

Tenor

Theo Lebow
© Barbara Aumüller

Theo Lebow has sung many, varied roles since joining the ensemble at Oper Frankfurt, including Tamino (Die Zauberflöte), Tom Rakewell (The Rake’s Progress), Massimo (Gluck's Ezio), The Marquis (Der Spieler / The Gambler), Scaramuccio (Ariadne auf Naxos), Vicomte de Cascada (Die lustige Witwe / The Merry Widow), Der Chevalier (in last season's outstanding new production of Schreker's Der ferne Klang / The Distant Sound) and roles in Betulia liberata, Il trovatore, Billy Budd, Trojahn's Enrico, Maderna's Satyricon and the world premiere of Herrmann's Der Mieter / The Tenant (commissioned by Oper Frankfurt). Roles this season include Jago in Rossini's Otello, a Teacher in Lady Macbeth of Mtsensk and 1st Jew in Salome - all new productions. This American tenor took part in programmes for young artists run by the opera houses in Seattle, San Francisco and Santa Fe. He recently sang Don Ramiro in La Cenerentola at Boston Midsummer Opera. He sang Jupiter / Apollo (Semele) at Seattle Opera and Picasso / F. Scott Fitzgerald in the world premiere of Ricky Ian Gordon's Opera 27 (CD - Albany Records) at the Opera Theatre of St. Louis. He was also engaged for Jaquino (Fidelio) at Shippensburg Music Festival, Mr. Porcupine in Tobias Picker's Fantastic Mr. Fox at Opera San Antonio and Odyssey Opera Boston and made his Canadian debut singing Fenton in Falstaff at Opera Hamilton. Concert work has taken him to the Carnegie Hall and Stern Auditorium in New York.