Levent Bakirci was born in Ankara; he is a member of the ensemble at the Staatstheater Nürnberg where he made his debut in 2016/2017 as Taddeo in L’Italiana in Algeri, Donner in Das Rheingold and Andrey Shchelkalov in Boris Godunov. Other roles in Nürnberg for the season 2015/2016 included Zurga in Les pêcheurs de perles, the title role of Don Giovanni , Marcello in La Bohème, Il conte d’Almaviva in Le nozze di Figaro, Escamillo in Carmen, Dr. Falke in Die Fledermaus. Recently he made his debut at Teatr Wielki Opera Narodowa as Captain Ahap in Moby Dick and with Münchner Rundfunk Orchester as Mercuzio in Romeo et Juliette by Gounod under the baton of Keri Lynn Wilson. In 2018, he is scheduled to make his debut at the Teatro Municipal Santiago as Don Giovanni, at the Teatro del Maggio Musicale Fiorentino (titlerolein Luigi Dallapiccola’s Il Prigionero) under the baton of Zubin Mehta, at Staatstheater Nürnberg as Marcello in La Bohème and Papageno in Die Zauber>öte. In 2015 he made his debutat Theatre du Capitole Toulouseas Il Prigioniero by Luigi Dallapiccola. Levent was a prize winner in Aslico competition and semi @nalist in Operalia, Competizione dell’opera Dresden, Neue Stimmen competition, Belvedere competition etc… From 2008 till 2011 he was engaged to the Theater Bremen, where his repertoire included roles such as Don Giovanni, Eugene Onegin, Figaro in Il Barbiere di Siviglia, Sharpless in Madama Butter>y, Ping in Turandot and Dr.Falkein Die Fledermaus, Other appearances have included Cahit in Gegen die Wand at Oper Stuttgart, Cecco in Il mondo della luna at Teatro Verdi Trieste, Eugene Onegin and Dr.Falke in Die Fledermaus at Theater Bielefeld, Figaro in Il Barbiere di Siviglia at Theater Aachen, Eugene Onegin at Theater Koblenz and NWD Philarmonie, Enrico in Lucia di Lammermoor in IVAI Tel Aviv, Belcore in L’elisir d’amore and Starek in Jenufa at Istanbul Staatsoper and Un mandarino in Turandot at Ankara Staatsoper. He was a member of the Academy of vocal arts (AVA Philadelphia) and Accademia d’arte lirica Osimo. Levent is a graduate of Mechanicalengineering department of Middle East Technical University Ankara. June 2018 – Not to be altered without permission. We update our biographies regularly. Please contact RSB Artists beforereproducing the biography.
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