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Polish baritone Andrzej Dobber has established himself as one of the preeminent interpreters in his vocal range on many of the most important opera and concert stages.
He has received both critical acclaim and audience recognition for his appearances across the globe. In Europe, he has sung at the Royal Opera House and Royal Albert Hall in London, Paris Opera, the National Operas in Toulouse and Lyon, La Monnaie in Brussels, the Dutch National Opera, Gran Teatre del Liceu in Barcelona, Palau de les Arts in Valencia, La Scala in Milan, Teatro Comunale di Firenze, Zurich Opera House, Geneva Grand Theatre, the State Operas in Vienna, Munich, and Hamburg, Semperoper Dresden, Leipzig Opera, the three opera houses in Berlin, TWON Warsaw, the Mariinsky Theatre in St. Petersburg and others. He has also performed in North America at the Metropolitan Opera in New York, Lyric Opera of Chicago, Vancouver Opera, Los Angeles Opera, Cincinnati Opera, and Houston Grand Opera, as well as in South America at Teatro Colon Buenos Aires and Municipal Theatre Santiago de Chile, and in Asia at NNT Tokyo, Aichi Prefectural Art Theatre Nagoya, and Hong Kong Opera. Additionally, he has participated in numerous international festivals, including Glyndebourne, Savonlinna, Orange, and the Arena di Verona.
In addition to his notable performances of roles in the Italian operatic repertoire, such as Amonasro in Aida, Giorgio Germont in La traviata, Francesco in I due Foscari, Ezio in Attila, Scarpia in Tosca, Jack Rance in La fanciulla del West, Sharpless in Madama Butterfly, and the eponymous roles in Nabucco, Simone Boccanegra, Rigoletto, Macbeth, and Falstaff, Mr. Dobber has also portrayed the title roles in Prince Igor and Der fliegende Holländer, as well as Tomski in Pique Dame, Jochanaan in Salome, Barak in Die Frau ohne Schatten, Don Pizarro in Fidelio, and Amfortas in Parsifal, among others.
He has collaborated with renowned conductors such as Zubin Mehta, Riccardo Muti, Riccardo Chailly, Lorin Maazel, Valery Gergiev, Vladimir Fedoseyev, Vladimir Jurowski, Mikhail Jurowski, Kirill Petrenko, Sir Colin Davis, Sir Roger Norrington, Gary Bertini, Pinchas Steinberg, Renato Palumbo, Kazushi Ono, Daniel Barenboim, Christian Thielemann, Myung-Whun Chung, Daniele Rustioni, Stefano Ranzani, Carlo Rizzi, Fabio Luisi, Antoni Wit, Kent Nagano, Simone Young, Omer Wellber, and Dan Ettinger.
He has also worked with esteemed stage directors such as Harry Kupfer, Eimuntas Nekrošius, Andreas Homoki, Franco Zeffirelli, Willy Decker, Robert Wilson, Richard Jones, and many others.
In 2015, Mr. Dobber was honored with the title of “Kammersänger” by the Senate of the Hanseatic City of Hamburg.
June 2023 – For the most recent biography, please contact Bartosz Jakóbczak