Aljaz Farasin

Aljaz Farasin

Full Lyric Tenor

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2017Bizet: CarmenDon José
2017Puccini: Madama ButterflyPinkerton
2017Beethoven: FidelioJaquino
2016Massenet: WertherWerther
2016Gounod: FaustFaust
2016Verdi: OtelloCassio
2016Janáček: Kát'a KabanováBoris Grigorjevič
2015Tchaikovsky: Eugene OneginLensky
2015Tchaikovsky: IolantaCount Vaudémont
2015Strauss R.: SalomeNarraboth
2013Verdi: RigolettoDuca di Mantova
2013Puccini: La BohèmeRodolfo
2012Verdi: La TraviataAlfredo Germont


Aljaž Farasin grauduated summa cum laude from the voice department to the Academy of Music in Ljubljana in 2008, while in the year 2010 cocluded hispostgraduate studies – both with Prof. Vlatka Oršanić. He brought his singing to an even higher level with several pedagogues and soloists (Marvin Keenze, Helena Lazarska, Hans – Josef Kasper). During his years at Secondary School of Music in Maribor he appeared at the Musical September Festival in Maribor (2003 and 2004), participated in the opening concert of the 2003/04 season at SNG Opera and ballet Maribor, and recorded for the musical archives of RTV Maribor. In 2004 he was awarded the first prize in a national singing competition. He has sung in the RTV Slovenian Chamber Choir, at the SNG Opera and ballet Ljubljana (Aida, The Love for Three Oranges) and SNG Opera and ballet Maribor (Turandot, La Boheme, La Traviata, Macbeth, Ernani, The Two Foscari, Don Carlos, The Elixir of Love, Hymnus, Poet and Rebel, Falstaff, Fedora, Carmen) opera houses. In 2009 he made his debut as Sempronio in J. Haydn´s Apothecary (SNG Opera and Ballet Ljubljana and the Ljubljana Festival) and appeared in the role of Tamino in performance of W. A. Mozart´s Magic Flute. In SNG Opera and Ballet Ljubljana he performs in folowing operas: Marry widow as Camille, La Traviata as Alfredo, The Elixir of Love as Nemorino, Rigoletto as Duca di Mantova, Otello as Cassio, Fenton in Falstaff, Macduff in Macbeth, Gianni Schicchi as Rinnucio, Il Mondo della Luna as Ecclitico, Madama Butterfly as Pinkerton, La Boheme as Rodolfo, Carmen as Don Jose, Salome as Naraboth, The Bat as Alfred, Katya Kabanova as Boris. In june 2015 he sang Don Jose in Carmen production with SNG Opera inBalet Maribor on tour in Japan with Vesselina Kasarova in tittle role. In season 2015/16 he made his debut as Lensky in Evgeny Onjegin in HNK Ivana pl. Zajca Rijeka and as Vaudemont in Iolanta in Narodni Divadlo in Prague. Apperances in HNK Ivana pl. Zajca led him to perform in Massnet`sWerther, directed by Fabrizio Melano, leading stage director in Metropolotian opera in New York in 1980`s, Gounod`s Faust, Suppe`s Il ritorno del marinao. For label Universal Classic he recorded operas Il ritorno del marinao and Faust, in tittle role, together with world class opera singers Marjukka Tepponen, Carlo Colombara and Lucio Gallo. In season 2017/18 he is going to sing in Jinvaskila in Finland and inFrance with opera de Rennes in production of Katya Kabanova and in a new production of La Boheme again under direction of Fabrizio Melano.  
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CV & Repertoire

Musical Work Role Jump-in ready? Company Year
Bizet: Carmen Don José 24 hours Slovenian National Theatre Opera and Ballet Ljubljana 2017
Puccini: Madama Butterfly Pinkerton Immediately Slovenian National Theatre Opera and Ballet Ljubljana 2017
Beethoven: Fidelio Jaquino Immediately Slovenian National Theatre Opera and Ballet Ljubljana 2017
Massenet: Werther Werther 24 hours Croatian National Theatre In Rijeka 2016
Gounod: Faust Faust 24 hours Croatian National Theatre In Rijeka 2016