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Theo Lebow

Tenor

Theo Lebow
© Barbara Aumüller

Ensemble member Theo Lebow has sung many roles at Oper Frankfurt, including a very successful Jago in Rossini's Otello last season, Borsa (Rigoletto), 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) and the Chevalier in a wonderful new production of Schreker's Der ferne Klang / The Distant Sound. In recent seasons he appeared 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). During the 2020/21 season he repeats his roles in Lady Macbeth von Mzensk, Aus einem Totenhaus / From the House of the Dead and 1st Jew in Salome and sings Missail in a new production of Boris Godunow. Future plans include Pong in Puccini's Turandot at Oper im Steinbruch St. Margarethen (in 2021, instead of 2020, which was cancelled due to corona). This young 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, 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 ( Grammy Award for »Best Opera Recording 2020«) 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 the Stern Auditorium in New York.