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¼udovít Ludha studied singing at Bratislava´s Academy of Performing Arts and has been a solosit with the Slovak National Theatre since 1987. He has excelled as a lyric or spinto tenor both at his home base and abroad. His most successful roles have included Gounod´s ´Faust´ and ´Romeo´, Pinkerton in ´Madame Butterfly´, Alfredo in ´La traviata´, Lensky in ´Eugene Onegin´, Jeník in ´The Bartered Bride´, and Rodolfo in ´La Bohème´, though also Verdi´s ´Don Carlos´. He has a wealth of experience with 20th-century opera, including as the Astrologer in Rimsky-Korsakov´s ´The Golden Cockerel´ and Aron in Schoenberg´s ´Moses and Aron´. He has to his credit successes at the Salzburg Festival, the Carnegie Hall in New York, Vienna´s Musikverein, and in Munich, Rome, Berlin, Taipei, Sydney and Buenos Aires. He appears with conductors of the stature of Sir Neville Marriner, James Levine, Vladimir Ashkenazy and Charles Dutoit.
JeníkDon't sell the bride!
LenskiPyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky: Eugen Onegin
RodolfoGiacomo Puccini: La Bohème
Alfredo GermontGiuseppe Verdi: La traviata
MacduffGiuseppe Verdi: Macbeth
IsmaelGiuseppe Verdi: NabuccoGiuseppe Verdi: Rigoletto
Gabriele AdornoGiuseppe Verdi: Simon Boccanegra
TorquemadaMaurice Ravel: Španielska hodinka (L´Heureespagnol)
JeníkBedøich Smetana: The Bartered Bride
FaustHector Berlioz: The Damnation of Faust
Tenor, Soloist of the Opera