Janez Lotrič

Born in Slovenia, Janez Lotric studied at the music academy in Ljubljana, making his opera début at the Maribor opera house as Nemorino in Donizetti’s L’elisir d’amore. While growing into the dramatic tenor repertoire, Janez Lotric always kept his splendid easy top range. He has appeared at all the leading opera houses of Europe, including the Vienna State Opera, La Scala, Milan, the Deutsche Oper Berlin, Opéra-Bastille in Paris, Royal Opera of Covent Garden and the opera houses of Madrid, Rome, Hamburg and Zurich. His huge stage repertoire includes rôles such as Tonio in La fille du régiment, Calaf, Cavaradossi, Canio, Turiddu, Manrico, Arrigo in I vespri siciliani, Don Alvaro, Radames, Don José, Hoffmann, Arnoldo in Guillaume Tell, Bacchus, Florestan, and Alfred in Die Fledermaus.