Juan Lago

Juan Lago

Bass-Baritone

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«"The power of Juan Lago’s voice and his stage presence filled the room marvellously."»
-Badische zeitung (2016)
«"From the very first note sung by baritone Lago, the audience is enraptured by the splendid quality of his voice."»
-glattaler zeitung (2016)
«"Juan Lago also captivates the audience through his dramatic performance and ability to transform himself."»
-südkurier (2016)
2015Mozart: Don GiovanniLeporello
2015Mozart: Le nozze di FigaroFigaro
2015Mozart: Die ZauberflötePapageno
2011Purcell: Dido and AeneasSailor

Bio


Spanish bass-baritone Juan Lago, son of Spanish immigrants, grew up in Zurich, Switzerland, where he came into contact with music at an early age. After completing his Matura, he studied voice at the „Zürcher Hochschule der Künste“. Already during this time, he gained his first performing experiences at the opera house in Lucerne, Switzerland.

In concert tours throughout Switzerland and Germany, he has sung roles such as Leporello, Figaro, Papageno and Don Giovanni. In Nino Rota’s „Aladdin and the Magic Lamp“, he performed the role of the Magician at the Volkhaus Zürich and in the Tonhalle St. Gallen. In Gala concerts celebrating the 200th birthday of Giuseppe Verdi, he performed arias from Verdi’s „Macbeth“and „Don Carlos“.

His wide range of repertoire and expertise in five languages (in addition to his mother tonques – Spanish and German – he is also fluent in Italian, French and English) has also led him to various opportunities throughout Europe in fields of sacred and concert performance: for example Mozart’s „Requiem“ and Mozart’s „Coronation Mass“ at the Salzburg
Cathedral, Haydn’s „Creation“  as well as numerous oratorios such as Schubert’s „Mass is B flat Major“ during the Salzburg Summer Festival.

After completing his studies at the „Zürcher Hochschule der Künste“ he continued his vocal training at the Tel Aviv University, earning an „Artist Diploma“ in opera, oratorio and Lied with the distinction „magna cum laude“. He went on to study with Kammersänger Dieter Schweikard in Cologne and Hamburg.





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Musical Work Role Jump-in ready? Company Year
Mozart: Don Giovanni Leporello 1 week Touring Company 2015
Mozart: Le nozze di Figaro Figaro 1 week Touring Company 2015
Mozart: Die Zauberflöte Papageno 1 week Touring Company 2015
Purcell: Dido and Aeneas Sailor 1 Day Zürich, Switzerland 2011

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