Alejandro Lárraga Schleske

Alejandro Lárraga Schleske

Baritone

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«"Alejandro Lárraga Schleske makes of Belcore a showpiece of macho allure; his strong, warm and lyric baritone seems like tailored for the role of the vain soldier."»
http://www.badische-zeitung.de/theater-2/die-kontrollierte- bewegung--114498692.html (2017)
«Alejandro Lárraga Schleske is a constant treat as Wolfram, portraying him with romantic depth, tender intensity and mature humanity, his voice effortlessly filling the space with perfectly-judged phrasing.»
http://bachtrack.com/22/296/view/5821 (2017)
«"… Alejandro Lárraga Schleske's Wolfram is a model of graceful lyricism." -The Guardian»
http://www.theguardian.com/music/2014/jul/30/tannhauser-review-norwich-theatre-royal (2017)
2017Handel: Giulio Cesare in EgittoAchilla
2017Donizetti: Don PasqualeDoctor Malatesta
2017Weber: Der FreischützOttokar
2017Beethoven: Symphony No. 9, Op. 125, D minorBaritone
2016Donizetti: L'elisir d'amoreBelcore
2016Mozart: Cosi fan tutteGuglielmo
2015Korngold: Die Tote StadtFritz
2015Verdi: La TraviataGiorgio Germont
2014Bizet: CarmenMoralès
2014Bizet: CarmenEscamillo
2013Tchaikovsky: The Queen of Spades (Pique Dame or Pikovaya Dama)Prince Yeletsky
2013Zandonai: Francesca da RiminiIl Giullare
2013Weill: Aufstieg und Fall der Stadt MahagonnySparbüchsen Billy
2012Strauss R.: Ariadne auf NaxosHarlekin
2012Mozart: Die ZauberflötePapageno
2012Verdi: RigolettoMarullo
2012Strauss R.: Ariadne auf NaxosHarlekin
2010Cilea: Adriana LecouvreurQuinault
2009Puccini: Madama ButterflyThe Imperial Commissioner
2009Handel: SerseElviro

Bio







2008-10 He was a member of the Zürich Opera Studio where he performed roles in operas from Verdi, Puccini, Oscar Strauss, Rossini, Offenbach and Schrecker. In 2009 he also performed Elviro in Haendel’s „Xerxes“, and summer 2010 he made his debut in the title role of  „Don Giovanni“ at the Opernfestival Kammeroper Schloss Rheinsberg, where he returned in 2015 as Giorgio Germont in Verdi’s „La Traviata“. 
 
Since 2010 he has performed several roles at Theater Freiburg, among those  are „der Leiermann“ in Mauricio Kagel’s Aus Deutschland“, Marullo in Verdi’s „Rigoletto“ Papageno in „Die Zauberflöte“ and „die Kleine Zaubeflöte“, Harlekin in R. Strauss „Ariadne aud Naxos“, Prince Yeletsky in Tchaikovsky’s „Pique Dame“, Roberto in Verdi’s „I Vespri Siciliani“, Wolfram von Eschenbach in Wagner’s „Tannhäuser“, as well as „Der Mann“ in Héctor Parra’s new opera „Das Geopferte Leben“, a work commisioned by the „Münchner Biennale für neue Musik“ in Münich, Escamillo in Bizet’s „Carmen“, Frank/Fritz in Korngold’s „Die Tote Stadt“, Conte di Luna in Verdi’s „Il Trovatore“.  Belcore in „L’elisir d’amore“, as Binder/Tucher in Thomalla’s „Kaspar Hauser“ (World Pemiere) and as Guglielmo in Mozart’s „Così fan tutte“; 2016-2017 he’s to be seen as Omar/Bernhard de Clairvaux in Ludger Vollmer's "Crusades" (World Premiere), Achilla in Händel's "Giulio Cesare in Egitto" and Allazim in Mozart's Zaide, among others. 






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CV & Repertoire

Musical Work Role Jump-in ready? Company Year
Handel: Giulio Cesare in Egitto Achilla 24 hours Freiburger Theater 2017
Donizetti: Don Pasquale Doctor Malatesta Immediately Theater und Philharmonie Thüringen 2017
Weber: Der Freischütz Ottokar Immediately Theater und Philharmonie Thüringen 2017
Beethoven: Symphony No. 9, Op. 125, D minor Baritone Immediately Theater und Philharmonie Thüringen 2017
Donizetti: L'elisir d'amore Belcore Immediately Freiburger Theater 2016

Awards

Concurso Nacional de Canto Carlo Morelli (Mexico), 3. Prize
2017
INBA Scholarship (Mexico)
2017
Best Performer Prize from the Vera and Volker Doppelfeld Foundation for Science and Culture
2017