Paul Curievici

Paul Curievici

Character Tenor

'Paul Curievici’s ingratiating Gérard dominated the Barbican stage, seducing us with the warmth of his tenor voice and with the strange hold his character exerted on the action, which Curievici narrated beautifully. '
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«'A splendid voiced Faust'»
Opera now (2016)
«'Real beauty' - 'Soars Effortlessly'»
The indepenDent, huffington post (2016)
«'Refined lyric tenor'»
2018Strauss R.: SalomeSecond Jew
2018Mozart: Die Entführung aus dem SerailPedrillo
2017Glass: Les Enfants TerriblesGérard
2017Mozart: Le nozze di FigaroDon Basilio
2017Janáček: Kát'a KabanováVáňa Kudrjaš
2017Mozart: Le nozze di FigaroDon Curzio
2017Britten: The Rape of LucretiaMale Chorus
2017Britten: The Turn of the ScrewPeter Quint
2017Britten: Billy BuddA Novice
2017Britten: A Midsummer Night's DreamLysander
2017Britten: Albert HerringAlbert Herring
2017Stravinsky: The Rake's ProgressTom Rakewell
2017Weill: Aufstieg und Fall der Stadt MahagonnyJacob Schmidt
2017Verdi: La TraviataAlfredo Germont
2016Verdi: La TraviataGastone
2016Bell: In ParenthesisMarne Sergeant
2016Barry: The Importance of Being EarnestJohn Worthing
2016Barry: The Importance of Being EarnestJohn Worthing
2016Chabrier: L'ÉtoileHerisson de Porc-Épic
2016Mascagni: L'Amico FritzFederico
2016Gluck: AlcesteEvandro
2015Wagner R.: Das LiebesverbotLuzio
2015Weill: Aufstieg und Fall der Stadt MahagonnyJack O Brien
2015Henze: The BassaridsDionysus/Voice/Stranger
2015Strauss R.: SalomeFirst Jew
2014Gounod: FaustFaust
2014Glass: The TrialTitorelli/Student/Flogger
2014Verdi: La Forza del DestinoMaestro Trabucco
2013Weill: Street Scenesam kaplan
2013Weill: Street Scenesam kaplan
2013Berg: Lulu (1935)Der Maler (The Painter)
2013Wagner: Der fliegende HolländerDer Steuermann Dalands
2013Wagner: Der fliegende HolländerDer Steuermann Dalands
2011Weill: Street Scenesam kaplan
2011Poulenc: Dialogues des CarmélitesChevalier De La Force
2011Tchaikovsky: IolantaCount Vaudémont
2010Peri & Caccini: EuridiceOrpheus/Orfeo
2010Britten: A Midsummer Night's DreamLysander
2010Britten: Albert HerringMr. Upfold
2009Stravinsky: The Rake's ProgressSellem
2009Bellini: NormaFlavio


'A splendid voiced Faust' Opera Now - 'Real beauty' The Independent - 'Soars Effortlessly' Huffington Post - 'Refined lyric tenor' Opera Magazine

'Paul Curievici's ingratiating Gerard dominated the Barbican stage, seducing us with the warmth of his tenor voice and with the strange hold his character exerted on the action, which Curievici narrated beautifully'

Making a name in contemporary and 20th Century repertoire such as Berg, Britten, Strauss, Stravinsky, Henze, Weill and Janacek, Paul Curievici’s current and future plans include KUDRAS Katya Kabanova for Opera Holland Park, JACK O'BRIEN Aufstieg und Fall der Stadt Mahagonny for Salzburger Landestheater, RAOUL The Exterminating Angel for the Danish Royal Opera, a revival of Gerald Barry’s The Importance of Being Earnest Barbican and Lincoln Center with the New York Philharmonic, HÉRISSON L’Etoile (cover) Royal Opera House Covent Garden, DIONYSUS The Bassarids Opera di Roma, Les Enfants Terribles The Royal Ballet and DON CURZIO/DON BASILIO Le nozze di Figaro Scottish Opera.He made his debut with the Royal Opera House Covent Garden in performances of Gerald Barry’s The Importance of Being Earnest, and subsequently returned to ROH for EAMES The Virtues of Things, JACK O’BRIEN Mahagonny(cover) and Philip Glass’ The Trial (world premiere), which toured with Music Theatre Wales. He also made his debut with The Opera Group as SAM KAPLAN Street Scene, and repeated the role at Liceu Barcelona and Théâtre du Châtelet, Paris. Other recent engagements include PAINTER in Olga Neuwirth’s American Lulu The Opera Group at the Young Vic, Bregenzer Festspiele and Edinburgh International Festival, HÉRISSON L’Etoile New Sussex Opera, 1st JEW Salome Northern Ireland Opera and Faust (title role) Clonter Opera.Additional recent performances include STEPHEN in Huw Watkins’ In the Locked Room Music Theatre Wales and Scottish Opera, MONOSTATOS Die Zauberflöte and STEUERMANN Der fliegende Holländer (covers) Scottish Opera, ORPHEUS  in Jonathan Dove’s arrangement of Peri’s Euridice and SELLEM The Rake's Progress British Youth Opera, Henze's song cycle Voices at the Barbican, MAYOR UPFOLD Albert Herring Guildhall Opera, EVANDRE Alceste, GIUSEPPE La Traviata, TRABUCCO La Forza del Destino and DON LUIGI Maria Padilla Chelsea Opera Group, as well as FLAVIO Norma Grange Park Opera.Paul is a proud winner of the Basil A Turner Prize awarded by British Youth Opera and of Scottish Opera's John Scott Award.Paul studied at the Guildhall School of Music and Drama with John Evans, where he sang IPPOLITO La Spinalba, CHEVALIER DE LA FORCE Les Dialogues des Carmélites, and COUNT VAUDÉMONT Iolanta.
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CV & Repertoire

Musical Work Role Jump-in ready? Company Year
Strauss R.: Salome Second Jew Immediately Royal Opera House 2018
Mozart: Die Entführung aus dem Serail Pedrillo Grange Park Opera 2018
Glass: Les Enfants Terribles Gérard Immediately Royal Opera House 2017
Mozart: Le nozze di Figaro Don Basilio Immediately Scottish Opera 2017
Janáček: Kát'a Kabanová Váňa Kudrjaš Immediately Opera Holland Park 2017


Scottish opera's john Scott award
BRitish youth opera's basil a. Turner priZe