Gyula Nagy is a Hungarian baritone based in Wicklow. His Irish performances include his INO stage debut as Leuchthold and also in the title role of Rossini’s William Tell, Karen Power’s Touch for INO’s critically acclaimed 20 Shots of Opera, Pizarro in Beethoven’s Fidelio for Lyric Opera Productions, and the title role in Monteverdi’s The Return of Ulysses for Opera Collective Ireland. Recent international appearances include Schaunard in Puccini’s La bohème and Sharpless in Puccini’s Madama Butterfly for The Royal Opera, London, and the the Gipsy in Mussorgsky’s The Fair at Sorochyntsi for Komische Oper Berlin. He trained at London’s National Opera Studio and joined the Jette Parker Young Artists Programme at Covent Garden. His Royal Opera roles include Escamillo in Peter Brook’s La tragédie de Carmen, Moralès in Bizet’s Carmen, Fiorello in Rossini’s Il barbiere di Siviglia, Filotete in Handel’s Oreste, Konrad Nachtigal in Wagner’s Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg, Baron Douphol in Verdi’s La traviata, as well as Paul in Philip Glass’s Les enfants terribles for the Royal Ballet. He appeared as Escamillo in Carmen for Opera North, made his role debut in the title role of Verdi’s Rigoletto at the Auditorio Nacional de Música, Madrid, and sang Lescaut in Puccini’s Manon Lescaut for Dorset Opera. Future engagements include Urok in Paderewski’s Manru for Opéra national de Lorraine, Alfio in Mascagni’s Cavalleria rusticana and Tonio in Leoncavallo’s Pagliacci with the Cambridge Philharmonic Orchestra, and Leuthold in Rossini’s Guillaume Tell for Nouvel Opéra Fribourg.