Xavier Moreno – Tenor
Within the last 5 years the tenor Xavier Moreno has sung the main leading roles of his repertoire and received critical acclaim at renowned international opera houses. Born in Barcelona, he studied voice, piano and choral conducting at the “Conservatori Superior del Liceu” and finished with highest distinction.
At the start of his career he joined the Mannheim National Theatre between 2003 and 2008, where he established a remarkable repertoire. Furthermore he was invited as guest to perform at venues like Opera National de Paris (Bastille), Teatro Real (Madrid), Gran Teatre del Liceu (Barcelona), Copenhagen Royal Opera, Teatro Solis (Montevideo), Hungarian State Opera (Budapest), Opera de Strasbourg, Croatian National Opera (Split), Theater Bern, Seoul Opera House, Latvian National Opera (Riga), Tel Aviv, as well as at the Opera theatres of Leipzig, Cologne, Hannover, Wiesbaden, Augsburg, Dortmund, Saarbrücken, Karlsruhe, Darmstadt, Mainz, Heidelberg, Halle, Hagen, Rouen, Limoges, Rennes, Maribor and at the Ruhrtriennale.
Xavier’s opera repertoire comprises roles such as Don Alvaro (La Forza del destino), Don José (Carmen), Cavaradossi (Tosca), Pinkerton (Madama Butterfly), Don Carlo (Don Carlo), Werther (Werther), Gabriele Adorno (Simon Boccanegra), Edgardo (Lucia di Lammermoor), Rodolfo (La Bohème), and Alfredo (La Traviata).
His concert repertoire comprises a.o. Verdi Requiem, The Creation (Haydn), Messa di Gloria (Puccini), “Christus am Oelberge” and 9th Symphony (Beethoven), Petite Messe Solenelle (Rossini), “The Dream of Gerontius” (Elgar) as well as Stabat Mater and Requiem (Dvorak). These works he has performed at venues like the Suntory or City Opera Hall (Tokyo), “Beethovenhalle” (Bonn), Konzerthaus Berlin, “Philharmonie Köln” and the “Tonhalle” (Zürich) with orchestras like the Tokyo Philharmonic Orchestra, the Israel Symphonic Orchestra, the Orchestra and Chorus of Arena di Verona, the Hamburger Symphoniker, the Bochumer Symphoniker and the Camerata Jerusalem.