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Theo Lebow

Tenor

Theo Lebow
© Barbara Aumüller

Theo Lebow has sung many roles in Frankfurt since he joined the ensemble, including Tamino (Die Zauberflöte), Tom Rakewell (The Rake’s Progress), Massimo (Gluck's Ezio), Der Marquis (Der Spieler / The Gambler) and roles in Mozart's Betulia liberata, Verdi's Il trovatore, Britten's Billy Budd, Trojahn's Enrico and the world premiere of Herrmann's Der Mieter / The Tenant. This season he can be heard as Monostatos (Die Zauberflöte) and Scaramuccio (Ariadne auf Naxos), Vîtek in Smetana's Dalibor, the Chevalier in Schreker's Der ferne Klang / The Distant Sound and Habinnas in Maderna's Satyricon – three role debuts, in new productions – and repeat his wonderful portrayal of Vicomte de Cascada (Die lustige Witwe / The Merry Widow). This young American tenor was a member of Seattle, San Francisco and Santa Fe operas' young artists programmes. He recently sang Conte d’Almaviva in Il barbiere di Siviglia at Boston Midsummer Opera. Other recent engagements have included Jupiter / Apollo (Semele) at Seattle Opera, Picasso & F. Scott Fitzgerald in the world premiere of Ricky Ian Gordon's opera 27 (available on CD - Albany Records) at the Opera Theatre of St. Louis, Jaquino (Fidelio) at the Shippensburg Music Festival, Mr. Porcupine in Tobias Picker's Fantastic Mr. Fox at Opera San Antonio and Odyssey Opera Boston and Fenton (Falstaff) at Opera Hamilton – his Canadian debut. Concert work has included appearances at the Carnegie Hall and Stern Auditorium in New York.