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BIOGRAPHY

Roman Hoza*

The Czech baritone Roman Hoza completed his vocal studies at the Janáček Academy of Music and the Performing Arts in Brno in 2014. He also studied with Margit Klaushofer at Vienna’s University of Music and the Performing Arts and has attended masterclasses with Tom Krause, Adam Plachetka, Gabriela Beňačková, Peter Dvorský and Evelyn Tubb. He won first prizes at the 2013 International Ad Honorem Mozart Competition in Prague, the 2011 International Competition for Chamber Music and Sacred Music in Olomouc and the 2010 Dušek Youth Music Competition in Prague.
Roman Hoza’s early engagements have included Papageno in Eberhard Streul’s children’s opera Papageno spielt auf der Zauberflöte at the National Theatre in Brno and both Bartolo (Il barbiere di Siviglia) and Guglielmo (Così fan tutte) at the Silesian Theatre in Opava. During his studies in Vienna, he sang Leporello (Don Giovanni) at the Schönbrunn Palace Theatre. Prior to that he had taken part in several productions with the Janáček Academy’s Chamber Opera, including the title roles in Eugene Onegin and Don Giovanni, Guglielmo, Don Parmenione in Rossini’s L’occasione fa il ladro, Tomeš in Smetana’s The Kiss and Mamma Agata in Donizetti’s Viva la mamma.
Roman Hoza is particularly interested in early music, which he has performed with leading Czech ensembles, including Collegium 1704, Cappella Mariana, Musica Florea, the Czech Baroque Ensemble and Ensemble Inégal.

*Member of the Young Singers Project

Current as of July 2014

Roman Hoza*, © Luigi Caputo

Roman Hoza*, © Luigi Caputo

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Roman Hoza*