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 Zach makes both his Glyndebourne Festival and Seattle Opera debuts as Alfredo (La traviata), as well as returning to the Metropolitan Opera as Edmondo (Manon Lescaut).
An outstanding graduate of the Academy of Vocal Arts, Philadelphia, subsequent debuts have included Rodolfo (La bohème) for English National Opera and Finnish National Opera and Alfredo (La traviata) with Glyndebourne Touring Opera. Further debuts have included 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, Matteo (Arabella) and Anatol (Vanessa) for the Santa Fe Festival, Eisenstein (Die Fledermaus) for Cincinnati Opera, Tamino in Die Zauberflöte with Boston Lyric Opera and Jonathan Dale in the East Coast premiere of Kevin Puts’ Silent Night for Opera Philadelphia.
In concert Zach has 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 given 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 Janáček’s Diary of One Who Disappeared, Festival de Radio France et Montpellier with Rachmaninov’s The Bells under Santtu-Matias Rouvali, and Britten’s War Requiem with the National Taiwan Symphony Orchestra under Lan Shui. This season Zach joins the Chicago Philharmonic for Verdi’s Messa da Requiem under Murry Sidlin.
Zach 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.