Alexander Köpeczi

Current as of August 2021

Bass Alexander Köpeczi began his musical training as a pianist in Cluj-Napoca in 1996. From 2008 to 2014 he was a member of the Cappella Transylvanica, the Chamber Choir of the Gheorghe Dima Music Academy in Cluj-Napoca, where in 2014 he began to train as a singer with Marius Vlad Budoiu. Since 2018 he has been studying for a master’s degree. He has been a member of the Transylvania State Philharmonic Choir since 2011. He made his international debut as a soloist at the 2014 Miskolc Opera Festival in Hungary. Since 2016 his roles at the Hungarian State Opera in Cluj-Napoca have included Sparafucile (Rigoletto), an Old Hebrew (Samson et Dalila), Ferrando (Il trovatore) and the Commendatore (Don Giovanni). In 2016 he won the special jury prize at the National Competition for Romanian Song. In 2017 he was a member of the Lya Hubic Opera Studio at the Romanian National Opera in Cluj-Napoca, becoming a soloist at the city’s Hungarian State Opera in February 2019. Among his roles with the company later that same year were José Castro (La fanciulla del West) and Lodovico (Otello). More recently he has made his role debut there as Sarastro (Die Zauberflöte). In the course of the 2020/21 season he made his role debuts as the King (Aida) and as the Doctor (Pelléas et Mélisande) at the Hungarian State Opera in Budapest.

Alexander Köpeczi has taken part in two complete operatic recordings for the Dutch label Pentatone, singing José Castro and Billy Jackrabbit (La fanciulla del West) under Lawrence Foster and Doctor Grenvil (La traviata) under Daniel Oren. In January 2020 he won a special prize for the best Verdi performance at the International Tenor Viñas Contest in Barcelona, he also received a special prize from the International Opera Workshop at Sigriswil in Switzerland.

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