Gyula NagyWilliam Tell
Gyula Nagy is a Hungarian baritone based in Wicklow. Save for the Covid-19 lockdown, he would have made his INO debut as Moralès in Bizet’s Carmen in March 2020. Recent Irish performances include 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 for the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, and the role of the Gipsy in Mussorgsky's The Fair at Sorochyntsi for Komische Oper Berlin. He is an alumnus of the Jette Parker Young Artists Programme at the Royal Opera House, 2016-18. 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. Most recently he appeared as Escamillo in Carmen for Opera North and made his role debut in the title role of Verdi’s Rigoletto at the Auditorio Nacional de Música, Madrid. Future plans include Sharpless in Puccini’s Madama Butterfly for The Royal Opera, Lescaut in Puccini’s Manon Lescaut for Dorset Opera Festival and Urok in Paderewski’s Manru for Opéra national de Lorraine.