Amar Muchhala

Amar Muchhala

Lyric Tenor

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2015Haas: Morgen und AbendPeter (Cover)
2015Szymanowski: King RogerPasterz(Cover)
2014Sorens Nils Eichberg: GlareAlex
2013Britten: GlorianaEarl of Essex (cover)
2013David Bruce: The Firework Maker's DaughterChulak
2012Edward Rushton: Babur in LondonMo
2012Mozart: Cosi fan tutteFerrando
2011Donizetti: Maria di RohanConte de Chalais
2008Boieldieu: La Dame BlancheGeorg
2007Mozart: Die ZauberflöteTamino


Indian tenor Amar Muchhala made his Royal Opera House debut in 2013, singing the role of "Chulak” - The Firework-Maker’s Daughter, David Bruce, world premier, in the Linbury Studio Theater. He also covered the role of “Essex” in Richard Jones’s production of Gloriana, Britten in 2013 at ROH, covent garden. In 2014/15 he returned to the Royal Opera House to sing the role of “Alex” in the world premier of GLARE by Søren Nils Eichberg. He went on to cover the role of “Pasterz" in the 2015 Royal Opera House, covent garden production by Kasper Holten of Krol Roger, Szymanowski,  conducted by Antonio Pappano.  More recently, Amar worked closely with director Graham Vick in the new production of Morgen und Abend by Georg Friedrich Haas, yet another world premier where he covered the lead tenor role of “Peter.” Muchhala was born in Bombay and studied Business Management and French literature at Franklin and Marshall College, Pennsylvania, only to pursue an operatic career after his opera studies on the world renowned opera course at the Guildhall School of Music and Drama.  His operatic engagements include “Mo” (Barbur in London) for The Opera Group, “Ferrando" (Così fan tutte) for Hamburg University of Music and Theatre, “Frederik” (Mignon) for Buxton Opera House, The Opera Show, directed by Mitch Sebastian, for Kilworth House Theatre, “Georg” (Die weisse Dame) for Kammeroper Schloss Rheinsberg, “Tamino” (The Magic Flute) for British Youth Opera and “Beppe” (Pagliacci) for Haddo Opera House.    He made his debut in Germany with Kammeroper Schloss Rheinsberg in their production of Boieldieu's Die Weisse Dame, singing the lead role of 'Georg'.  "Amar Muchhala, who has mastered “komm, O holde Dame” one of themost difficult Tenor aria, is the first Indian in the history of the Chamber opera, to stand on stage for the first time"  ..Märkische Allgemeine, Germany. Having naturally transitioned to lyric repertoire, he remains focused on a variety of Lyric roles from the Italian, German and Slavic repertory.
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Musical Work Role Jump-in ready? Company Year
Haas: Morgen und Abend Peter (Cover) Royal Opera House Covent Garden 2015
Szymanowski: King Roger Pasterz(Cover) Royal Opera House Covent Garden 2015
Sorens Nils Eichberg: Glare Alex Royal Opera House Covent Garden 2014
Britten: Gloriana Earl of Essex (cover) Royal Opera House Covent Garden 2013
David Bruce: The Firework Maker's Daughter Chulak Royal Opera House Covent Garden 2013