Ioan Hotea(Tenor)

Born 1990 in Baia Mare the Romanian tenor studied in his home town Arts and then Singing. He continued his studies between 2009 and 2013 at the Music Academy in Bucharest and later with the tenor Alberto Cupido in Italy.
He is Winner of various singing competitions: Victor Giuleanu (1st prize), Competition of the National Opera Bucharest (2nd prize), Hariclea Darclée 2015 (Grand Prix) and Operalia Placido Domingo / London 2015 (1st Prize and Zarzuela Prize).

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Between 2011 and 2013 he was a member of the National Opera in Bucharest where he expanded his repertoire singing: ‘Nemorino’ / “L’elisir d’amore”, ‘Almaviva’ / “Il barbiere di Siviglia”, ‘Don Ottavio’ / “Don Giovanni”, ‘Rinuccio’ / “Gianni Schicchi”, ‘Filipeto’ / “I quattro rusteghi”.
During this time, he appeared also in numerous vocal-symphonic concerts in Romania (Philharmonic Orchestra George Enescu) and abroad (Philharmonic Orchestra St. Petersburg, Tchaikovsky Conservatoire in Moscow).
Since 2013 followed international appearances: at the Opéra de Paris as Tebaldo I Capuleti e i Montecchi; at the Opéra de Monte Carlo as L’Amante / Amelia al ballo and as Cassio / Otello; at Les Chorégies d’Orange as Almaviva / Il barbiere di Siviglia; at the Opéra du Rhin Strasbourg as Almaviva / Il barbiere di Siviglia; at the Deutschen Oper Rhein Düsseldorf as Rinuccio / Gianni Schicchi, as Ernesto / NP Don Pasquale; at the Staatstheater Wiesbaden as Alfredo / NP La Traviata, as Ferrando / NP Così fan tutte, as Tamino / Die Zauberflöte, Nemorino / NP L’elisir d’amore, as Des Grieux / NP Manon, as Ernesto / Don Pasquale, as Don Ottavio / NP Don Giovanni; as Duca / NP Rigoletto, at the Oper Stuttgart as Ernesto / NP Don Pasquale and as Almaviva / Il barbiere di Siviglia; at the Oper Frankfurt as Elvino / La Sonnambula; at the National Opera Timisoara as Alfredo / NP La Traviata; at the National Opera Bukarest as Alfredo / La Traviata; at the Opernhaus Zürich as Ernesto / Don Pasquale; at the Quintai Concert Hall Wuhan as Alfredo / La Traviata; at the Vienna State Opera as Ferrando / Così fan tutte and as Almaviva / Il barbiere di Siviglia; at the Festspielen St. Margarethen as Nemorino / L’elisir d’amore; at the ORW Liège as Dorvil / La scala di seta, at the Greek National Opera Athens as Almaviva / Il barbiere di Siviglia and as Des Grieux / Manon; at the Royal Opera House Covent Garden as Nemorino / L’elisir d’amore and as Ernesto / Don Pasquale, etc.
Some of his future engagements are: Des Grieux / Manon, Italian Singer / NP Der Rosenkavalier, Nemorino / L’elisir d’amore, Almaviva / NP Il barbiere di Siviglia, Duca / Rigoletto, at the Staatstheater Wiesbaden, Arturo / NP I Puritani and Tonio / La fille du regiment at the Deutsche Oper am Rhein Düsseldorf, Rinuccio / Gianni Schicchi at the Bunka Kaikan Tokyo, Ferrando / Così fan tutte at the Bavarian State Opera Munich, Des Grieux / NP Manon at the Hamburg State Opera, etc.


Tokyo Bunka Kaikan Main Hall

Tokyo-HARUSAI Puccini Series vol.1
"Il Trittico" Il Tabarro, Suor Angelica, Gianni Schicchi

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