Pavel Černoch

Soloist, Tenor
Born in Brno, Czech Republic, he began singing in his childhood as a member of the Cantilena Choir. He turned exclusively to opera with the encouragement of famous Italian tenor Franco Corelli. He studied singing under Italian maestro Paolo de Napoli in Florence and music management at the Janáček Academy of Performing Arts. He made his opera debut in Die Zauberflöte [The Magic Flute] with the Janáček Opera in Brno (1998). In 2004 he began working with the National Opera of Prague [Prague Národní divadlo], having sung La Traviata, Don Giovanni, Greek Řecké pašije by Martinos and Prodaná nevěsta. Since 2009 he has been a regular guest of major European opera houses: Berlin Staatsoper, Bayerische Staatsoper München, Staatsoper Hamburg, Volksoper Wien, Latvijas Nacionālā Opera, Opéra Bastille, Národní divadlo Prague, Národní divadlo Brno. He also appears regularly at the Glyndebourne Festival. His repertoire includes, among others, the following roles: Alfredo [La Traviata], Rodolfo [La Bohéme], Edgardo [Lucia di Lammermour], Faust [La damnation de Faust], Lensky [Eugene Onegin], Albert Gregor [Věc Makropulos], Faust [Faust], Boris [Káťa Kabanová], Pinkerton [Madama Butterfly], Don Ottavio [Don Giovanni], Ernst [Don Pasquale], Števa Buryja [Jenůfa]. He has sung under a number of major conductors, such as Andris Nelsons, Daniel Barenboim, Jiri Belohlavek, Oliver von Dohnányi, etc. He has worked with acclaimed directors such as Luca Ronconi, Pier Luigi Pizzi, Yuri Alexandrov, Pavel Fieber. He sings in concerts in the Czech Republic and internationally. He made his debut at the Greek National Opera as Prince, in the Greek premiere of Dvořák 's opera Rusalka (2008-09). // Last update of the biography: December 2015 - The list of productions below is continually updated.