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13/14 Season Cast Lists:
The Daughter of the Regiment | Rigoletto | The Consul | The Tales of Hoffmann

Oren Gradus
Oren Gradus

Oren Gradus
Bass

Bio

Oren Gradus makes his Seattle Opera debut as Mozart’s Figaro, a role he sang at Opéra Municipal de Marseille for his European debut. Other roles in Europe for this American bass include Leporello in Mozart’s Don Giovanni in Marseille, Raimondo in Donizetti’s Lucia di Lammermoor in Bologna, Ferrando in Verdi’s Trovatore in Bilbao, and Ramfis in Verdi’s Aida at Opera di Roma. Gradus made his debut at the Metropolitan Opera in 2002 and his roles there include Garibaldo in Handel’s Rodelinda, Giorgio in Bellini’s Puritani, Timur in Puccini’s Turandot, and Colline in Puccini’s Bohème. At San Francisco Opera, Gradus made his debut as Ulysses S. Grant in Thomson’s Mother of Us All. His other roles at San Francisco include Colline, Leporello, and Raimondo. Recently, Gradus sang Figaro and Leporello in Houston, Masetto and Don Basilio in Rossini’s Barbiere di Siviglia in Dallas, Sarastro in Mozart’s Zauberflöte in St. Louis, Méphistophélès in Gounod’s Faust in Pittsburgh and with the Toronto Symphony, Colline in Los Angeles, and Raimondo in Santiago, Chile. Next season he will sing Colline at the Met and Figaro in Pittsburgh.

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