Performance Year: 2015
An outstanding graduate of the Academy of Vocal Arts in Philadelphia, Zach Borichevsky continues to impress all around the world, concluding an eventful season during which he made his critically acclaimed European operatic debut as Rodolfo in La bohème for Finnish National Opera under Michael Güttler, his role debut as Tamino in Die Zauberflöte with Boston Lyric Opera under David Angus and Alfredo in La traviata with Michigan Opera. In concert Zach joined the Orquesta Sinfónica Nacional in Mexico under music director Carlos Miguel Prieto for Rachmaninov’s The Bells, and the Bilkent Symphony Orchestra for Das Lied von der Erde under Isin Metin.
Recent seasons have included Zach’s acclaimed debut at Santa Fe Opera as Matteo in Tim Albery’s production of Arabella under Sir Andrew Davis, Roméo with Teatro Municipal Santiago de Chile and Arizona Opera, Jonathan Dale in Silent Night with Opera Philadelphia and Ruggero in La rondine in Portland, Oregon. Past concert engagements have included John Adams’ The Gospel According to the Other Mary with the Netherlands Radio Philharmonic under Markus Stenz, Britten’s Nocturne at the Aspen Music Festival under Nicholas McGegan and Britten’s War Requiem with the National Taiwan Symphony Orchestra under Lan Shui. Zach also created the role of Nicholas Astor in Kirke Meachem’s The Rivals with Skylight Opera in Milwaukee, debuted Alfredo in La traviata with Knoxville Opera, and debuted Pelléas at the Academy of Vocal Arts.
Many organizations have honored Mr. Borichevsky with awards, including Operalia, the Loren L. Zachary Foundation, the George London Foundation, the Metropolitan Opera National Council, the Gerda Lissner Foundation, Opera Index, the Mario Lanza Foundation, Shreveport Opera, and the Licia Albanese-Puccini Foundation.