First invitation to the Orchestre de la Suisse Romande: 9 June 2021
Tenor René Barbera quickly established himself as one of the most promising young contemporary opera singers. He is the first and only winner of three Operalia Competition prizes in 2011 and winner of the Metropolitan Opera National Council Audition in 2008.
In recent seasons, René Barbera has appeared at the Deutsche Oper Berlin, La Scala in Milan, Teatro Verdi in Trieste, the Reina Sofía Palace of the Arts, the Bayerische Staatsoper, the Stuttgart Staatsoper and the Opéra National de Paris. In the United States, he has also performed at the Metropolitan Opera, Seattle Opera, Los Angeles Opera, Chicago Lyric Opera, Greensboro Opera and Santa Fe Opera.