A series of significant debuts have established Zach Borichevsky as one of the most exciting new vocal talents to emerge on the international stage. This season Mr. Borichevsky makes his Theater Basel debut in his signature role of Alfredo (La traviata), as well as returning to the concert stage with the National Symphony Orchestra for John Adams's The Gospel According to the Other Mary and the St. Louis Symphony for Rachmaninoff's The Bells.
He has graced opera stages around the world as Rodolfo (La bohème) for English National Opera and Finnish National Opera and as Alfredo (La traviata) with the Glyndebourne Festival and Seattle Opera. Other recent debuts include Lensky (Eugene Onegin) with Arizona Opera, Edgardo (Lucia di Lammermoor) for Opera Carolina and Toledo Opera, Romeo (Roméo et Juliette) for Teatro Municipal Santiago de Chile and Arizona Opera, Matteo (Arabella) and Anatol (Vanessa) for the Santa Fe Festival, Eisenstein (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 organisations 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. Most recently Zach won second prize at the Loren L. Zachary National Vocal Competition for Young Opera Singers 2013 and third prize at Plácido Domingo’s 2013 Operalia Competition.