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Paul Curievici

Paul Curievici

Paul Curievici’s current and future plans include a revival of Gerald Barry’s The Importance of Being Earnest Barbican and Lincoln Center with the New York Philharmonic, DIONYSUS cover The Bassarids Opera di Roma Les Enfants Terribles The Royal Ballet, DON CURZIO/DON BASILIO Le nozze di Figaro Scottish Opera, JACK The Rise and Fall of the City of Mahagonny Landestheater Salzburg, RAUL The Exterminating Angel Royal Danish Opera Copenhagen and PEDRILLO Die Entführung aus dem Serail Grange Festival.

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 DIONYSUS The Bassarids (cover) Opera di Roma.

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 Stephen Oliver’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 extremely grateful for the support he receives from Serena Fenwick, Christopher Ball, the Sybil Tutton Awards administrated by the Musicians’ Benevolent Fund, The Laurin and Arthur Glaze Trust, and the Worshipful Companies of Needlemakers and of Makers of Playing Cards, and is a proud winner of the Basil A Turner Prize awarded by British Youth Opera.

Paul studied at the Guildhall School of Music and Drama with John Evans, where he sang CHEVALIER DE LA FORCE Les Dialogues des Carmélites and COUNT VAUDÉMONT Iolanta.

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