Prague – Czech Republic
Czech baritone, Michal Marhold was, from 2017 to 2019, a contracted principal artist at the KONZERT THEATER BERN, appearing in such roles as Guglielmo in COSI FAN TUTTE, Schaunard in LA BOHEME, Juri in HUMANOID and Der Graf in Philipe Boesman’s REIGEN.
Marhold’s engagements during the early part of the 2019-2020 Season saw him appear as Figaro in THE MARRIAGE OF FIGARO at the DIVADLO NA ORLI in Brno, as Silvano in UN BALLO IN MASCHERA for the NATIONAL MORAVIAN-SILESIAN THEATRE and the Gran Sacerdote in NABUCCO for the SOUTH BOHEMIAN THEATRE.
His engagements, in the 2020-2021 Season were to include Harasta in THE CUNNING LITTLE VIXEN for VOLKSTHEATER ROSTOCK, Papageno in THE MAGIC FLUTE for OPERA ODESSA, the title role of DON GIOVANNI, also performances of both the Count and Figaro in THE MARRIAGE OF FIGARO for the ROMANIAN NATIONAL OPERA and Marullo in RIGOLETTO at the SILESIAN THEATRE in the Czech Republic.
Also the world premiere of the opera HIBIKI at the NATIONAL THEATRE MORAVIAN-SILESIAN.
2021 subsequently included the role of Giove in LA PSICHÉ at the OLOMOUC BAROQUE FESTIVAL and Guglielmo in SOUTH BOHEMIAN THEATRE‘s season of COSI FAN TUTTE.
He also alternated in the title role of DON GIOVANNI, and Masetto, for THEATER AN DER WIEN. And on very short notice took over performances of the role of Compagni di Piacere in THEATER AND DER WIEN‘s new production of Robert Carsen’s RAPPRESENTATIONE DI ANIMA ET DI CORPO.
And 2022 has seen him engaged as Guglielmo in COSI FAN TUTTE by the SOUTH BOHEMIAN THEATRE and in the title role of DON GIOVANNI by the SILESIAN THEATRE and as Harlekin in Schulhoff’s FLAMMEN by the PRAGUE NATIONAL THEATRE.
Other roles in previous seasons include Juri in HUMANOID for THEATER WINTERTHUR, Masetto in DON GIOVANNI, the role of the Marchese Forlimpopolo in Martinu’s MIRANDOLINA and the title role of Cimarosa’s L’IMPRESARIO IN AUGUSTIE, Die König in Orff’s DIE KLUGE and Vincent in Flotow’s DIE WITWE GRAPIN, all for DIVADLO NA ORLI in Brno, Leporello in DON GIOVANNI, Don Alfonso in COSI FAN TUTTE and Micha in THE BARTERED BRIDE all for the EUROPEAN MUSIC ACADEMY in Prague.
Of his work, MUSICOLOGICA.CZ has said, Michal Marhold… rich, vivid colour…, and the HUDOBNY ZIVOT has written of his Papageno, Michal Marhold… excellent technique and acting… (the) entertainer of the evening., and of his performance in L’IMPRESARIO IN AUGUSTIE, DIVADELNI-NOVINY.CZ wrote, Michal Marhold has a delicious baritone… (he) dominated the stage…
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