Adam Plachetka

  • Adam Plachetka

Adam Plachetka was educated at the conservatoire in his home town of Prague.

Following his debut at the Prague National Theatre in 2005, Adam has since returned as Don Giovanni, Figaro (Le nozze di Figaro, Il barbiere di Siviglia), Nardo (La finta giradiniera), Argante (Rinaldo), Guglielmo (Così fan tutte), Přemysl (Libuše) a Vladislav (Dalibor) and many more.

He appears regularly at the Metropolitan Opera, New York (Don Giovanni, L’elisir d’amore, Le nozze di Figaro, Così fan tutte, Rodelinda, Peter Grimes), at the Wiener Staatsoper (La bohéme, Alcina, L’elisir d’amore, Don Giovanni, Le nozze di Figaro, Il barbiere di Siviglia, L’Italiana in Algeri, La Cenerentola, Don Pasquale, I Puritani) and at the Salzburger Festspiele (Benvenuto Cellini, Rusalka, Don Giovanni, Le nozze di Figaro, Die Zauberflöte).

Adam`s other engagements include appearances at the Royal Opera House, London (Don Giovanni, L’elisir d’amore), Festpielhaus Baden-Baden (Così fan tutte, La clemenza di Tito), Glyndebourne Festival (Le nozze di Figaro), Carnegie Hall, New York (Salome), Deutsche Oper and Deutsche Staatsoper, Berlin (Don Giovanni, Le nozze di Figaro), Teatro alla Scala, Milan (Così fan tutte, L’Italiana in Algeri), Lyric Opera of Chicago (Le nozze di Figaro, Die Zauberflöte, Il barbiere di Siviglia), Opéra de Paris (La Cenerentola)  and at Houston Grand Opera (Le nozze di Figaro).

In concert he has appeared at the Musikverein in Vienna and in Graz, the Wigmore Hall in London, the Usher Hall in Edinburgh, the Herkulessaal in Munich, the Konzerthaus in Vienna and in Stockholm, at the Hollywood Bowl in Los Angeles and at the Municipal House and the Rudolfinum in Prague. He has collaborated with the Chicago Symphony Orchestra, Radio-Symphonieorchester Wien, L`Orchestre philharmonique de Radio France, Symphonieorchester des Bayerischen Rundfunks, Symphony Orchestra of the Czech Radio, Scottish Chamber Orchestra, Czech Philharmonic, Wiener Symphoniker, the Royal Stockholm Philharmonic Orchestra and with the Budapest Festival Orchestra.

He has taken part in recordings for Arte, Arthaus Musik, Capriccio, Clasart Classics, Czech TV, Czech Radio, Deutsche Grammophon, Mezzo, Naxos, Nibiru, Orfeo, ORF, Pentatone, Radioservis, Servus TV, Supraphon and Unitel Classica.

Adam has performed under the baton of such conductors as Marco Armiliato, Daniel Barenboim, Mariss Jansons, Fabio Luisi, Riccardo Muti, Andris Nelsons, Yannick Nézet-Séguin, Christian Thielemann and Franz Welser-Möst.

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