Эрвин Шротт


Bass-baritone Erwin Schrott has been acclaimed internationally in the world’s most prestigious operatic theaters such as Milan’s Teatro alla Scala, the Metropolitan Opera, Opéra National de Paris, Washington National Opera, Vienna State Opera, Teatro Colón in Buenos Aires, Royal Opera House Covent Garden, Maggio Musicale Fiorentino, Hamburg State Opera, Théâtre Royal de La Monnaie in Brussels, Teatro Comunale di Firenze, Teatro Carlo Felice in Genova, and many others.

He won the First Prize and the Prize of the Public at Operalia 1998. He has received special acclaim as both Don Giovanni and Leporello in Mozart’s Don Giovanni and in the title role of Le Nozze di Figaro. In the summer of 2008, he made his debut at the Salzburg Festival as Leporello. In recent seasons he has sung the title role in Don Giovanni in London, Milan, Florence, Washington DC, Los Angeles, Seville, Torino and with the Metropolitan Opera on tour to Japan; as well as Figaro at the Metropolitan Opera, Covent Garden, Vienna State Opera, Zurich Opera and in Valencia. Other roles in his repertoire include Pagano in Verdi’s I Lombardi, the title role in Attila, Banquo in Macbeth and Escamillo in Carmen. In 2012, he debuted the role of Procida in Les Vêspres Siciliennes at Covent Garden, repeating that role in Copenhagen in 2015 and in Munich at the Bayerische Staatsoper in 2018. As exclusive Sony Classical artist, he released the ECHO Award-winning tango album Rojotango in 2011.

Season 2015/16 his appearances have included Figaro at Covent Garden and Leporello in Vienna, followed by performances as Don Giovanni in both Munich and Buenos Aires, and a debut in Verdi’s Attila in Palermo. In the title role of Mefistofele he appeared in Baden-Baden, a role which he also performed later in Munich at the Bayerische Staatsoper. Guest appearances as Don Giovanni at Theater an der Wien and in Budapest, as well as Leporello at Vienna State Opera followed. His debut as Scarpia in Tosca at Staatsoper unter den Linden in February 2017 marked a new highlight in his repertory, which he sang also in 2019 in Barcelona. Considerable acclaim Schrott earned for his Leporello at the Metropolitan Opera in April 2017.

After three completely sold out concerts as Don Giovanni in Shanghai with the Shanghai Symphony Orchestra, the year 2017 included appearances, among others, at the Opera in San Francisco, the Rossini Festival in Pesaro. Highlights of season 2017/18 were Bellini’s I Puritani at the Opera House Monte-Carlo, his debut in the Offenbach’s Les contes d’Hoffmann at the Dutch National Opera in Amsterdam and Mefistofele at the Opera Festival Chorégies d´Orange in France.

In season 19/20 Erwin Schrott debuted Rossini’s La Cenerentola at Milan’s Teatro alla Scala and Donizetti’s Anna Bolena at the Royal Opera House Muscat, he sang the role of the Count Almaviva in Le Nozze di Figaro conducted by Adam Fischer in Vienna. After he sang the title role and directed Don Giovanni in an exceptionally successful concert tour with performances, besides others at the Elbphilharmonie in Hamburg, the Théâtre des Champs-Elysées in Paris.

At the Rossini Festival this summer he will be singing the role of the Pharaon in Moïse et Pharaon. His next upcoming engagements are at Vienna Staatsoper in Les contes d’Hoffmann, Royal Opera House London Don Giovanni and a debut in L’Italiana in Algeri at Teatro alla Scala Milan.

Besides his work as operatic singer Erwin Schrott dedicates his time and work yearly to various charity organisations who help and support kids in need.