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Štefan MARGITA

(*3. 8. 1956 Košice)

Slovakian tenor

He studied at the Conservatory in Košice, and later privately. From 1981 he was engaged in the Opera Košice, in 1986, he began performing at the National Theatre then between 1992 and 1994 at the State Opera. Here he performed the roles of Lenskij in Tschaikovsky´s  Eugen Onegin, Alfred in Verdi´s La Traviata, Ferrando in Mozart´s Cos? fan tutte, Don Ottavio in Mozart´s Don Giovanni, Manolios in Martinů´s The Greek Passion, Nemorino in Donizetti´s The Elixir of Love, Hoffmann in Offenbach´s Hoffmann´s Stories and others. Between 1987 and 1991, he worked in Vienna´s Volksoper. Since the end of the 1980´s, he has been performing abroad and his voice has found its excelled primarily in the Slavonic operas: Laca in Janáček´s Jenufa in the State Opera Berlin (in Geneve, Venezia, Gent, Antwerpen, at the National Theatre in Prague a.o.), Kudrjáš in Janáček´s Káťa Kabanova in Geneve (Paris, Dallas and Tel Aviv), Živný in Janáček´s The Fate in Prague (2002) and in Madrid (2003), Zinovij Ismailov in Shostakovitch Katerina Ismailova in Venezia, Geneve and Dresden a.o.