Dublin-based Hungarian baritone, Gyula Nagy, makes his Komische Oper Berlin debut this year, appearing as the Gypsy in Mussorgsky's The Fair at Sorochyntsi and he is covering the role of Sulpice in Donizetti’s La fille du régiment at the Royal Opera House, London. His most recent Irish appearance was in the title role of Monteverdi’s The Return of Ulysses for Opera Collective Ireland.
He is an alumnus of the Jette Parker Young Artists Programme at Covent Garden (2016-18). His Royal Opera House roles included Schaunard in Puccini’s La bohème, 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, Flemish Deputy in Verdi’s Don Carlo, Baron Douphol in Verdi’s La traviata, as well as Paul in Philip Glass’s Les enfants terribles for the Royal Ballet.
Previously he worked with Welsh National Opera as an Associate Artist, with Scottish Opera and with Irish Youth Opera. On the concert stage, he has performed with the Irish Baroque Orchestra, the RTÉ Concert Orchestra, the RTÉ National Symphony Orchestra and with many Irish and English choral societies.
He trained at the National Opera Studio in London, and in Dublin, where he was a Young Associate Artist with Opera Theatre Company. He studied with Károly Ötvös and Mária Fekete in Hungary and with Philip O'Reilly at the Royal Irish Academy of Music.
His 2020 engagements include Schaunard and Marcello in La bohème for the Royal Opera House and Grange Park Opera, respectively. He makes his Irish National Opera debut as Morales in Bizet’s Carmen.