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Zach Borichevsky


Tenor Zach Borichevsky is known for his “beautiful timbre” and his creation of “intimate moments of beauty.” A series of significant débuts have established Mr. Borichevsky as one of the most exciting new vocal talents to emerge on the international stage, with celebrated performances such as Rodolfo in La bohème with Finnish National Opera, Romeo in Roméo et Juliette for Teatro Municipal de Santiago in Chile, and Alfredo in La traviata for the Glyndebourne Festival.

This season, Borichevsky makes his Theater Basel début in his signature role of Alfredo in La traviata, will return to the concert stage with the National Symphony Orchestra at The Kennedy Center for John Adams’ The Gospel According to the Other Mary, sings Rachmaninoff’s The Bells with the St. Louis Symphony, Verdi’s Requiem with the South Bend Symphony Orchestra, will headline Toledo Opera's winter Gala concert, and perform in recital with Kathryn Lewek for the Rockefeller Concert Series.

Mr. Borichevsky has graced opera stages across the globe with recent performances as Edmondo in Manon Lescaut in his Metropolitan Opera début, Anatol in Vanessa for the Santa Fe Opera, Pinkerton in Madama Butterfly for Teatro Municipal de Santiago in Chile, Rodolfo in La bohème with English National Opera, and Alfredo in La traviata with the Seattle Opera, to name a few.

Additional performances include Lensky in Eugene Onegin, Rodolfo in La bohème, and Romeo in Roméo et Juliette all with Arizona Opera, Edgardo in Lucia di Lammermoor with Opera Carolina, Eisenstein in Die Fledermaus for Cincinnati Opera, Tamino in The Magic Flute with Boston Lyric Opera and Jonathan Dale in the East Coast premiere of Kevin Puts’ Silent Night for Opera Philadelphia.

In concert Mr. Borichevsky recently joined the Minnesota Orchestra for Beethoven’s Symphony No. 9 under Osmo Vänskä, the Netherlands Radio Philharmonic Orchestra to reprise the role of Lazarus in John Adams’ The Gospel According to the Other Mary under Markus Stenz, and gave his first performances of The Dream of Gerontius with the Orquesta Sinfónica del Principado de Asturias under Rossen Milanov. Further highlights have included appearances at the Aspen Music Festival for Britten’s Nocturne and Janácek’s Diary of One Who Disappeared, Festival de Radio France et Montpellier with Rachmaninov’s The Bells under Santtu-Matias Rouvali, Britten’s War Requiem with the National Taiwan Symphony Orchestra under Lan Shui, and the Chicago Philharmonic for Verdi’s Messa da Requiem under Murry Sidlin.

Mr. Borichevsky has been honored with a number of awards from organizations including the George London Foundation, The Metropolitan Opera National Council, Gerda Lissner Foundation, Opera Index, Mario Lanza Foundation, Shreveport Opera and Licia Albanese-Puccini Foundation. Mr. Borichevsky won second prize at the Loren L. Zachary National Vocal Competition for Young Opera Singers and third prize at Plácido Domingo’s Operalia Competition.
Zach Borichevsky