Xavier Moreno

Within the last 5 years lyric-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. 

Starting his career, he went to the Mannheim National Theatre and established there between 2003 and 2008 a remarkable repertoire. Furthermore he was invited as guest to perform at such venues like Opera National de Paris (Bastille), Teatre del Liceu (Barcelona), Hungarian State Opera (Budapest), Tel Aviv Perfoming Arts Center, Latvian National Opera (Riga), Seoul Opera House, as well as at the theatres of Hannover, Dortmund, Rouen, Limoges, Rennes, Darmstadt, Mainz or Heidelberg, a.o. 

His opera repertoire comprises roles such Don Carlo (Don Carlo), Edgardo (Lucia di Lammermoor), Rodolfo (La Bohème), Pinkerton (Madama Butterfly), Nemorino (L'elisir d'amore), Werther (Werther), Alfredo (La Traviata) and Tamino (Die Zauberflöte), a.o.

His concert repertoire comprises works such as Mozart’s and Verdi’s Requiem, Haydn’s Creation, Beethoven’s “Christus am Oelberge” and 9th Symphony, as well as Dvorak’s Stabat Mater and Requiem. These works he performed at such venues like the “Beethovenhalle” (Bonn), or the “Tonhalle” (Zürich) and orchestras like the Israel Symphonic Orchestra, the Orchestra and Chorus of the Arena di Verona, the Hamburger Symphoniker, the Bochumer Symphoniker, and many others.
Among the conductors with whom he has worked there has been Adam Fischer, James Conlon, Hartmut Haenchen, Dan Ettinger, Frédéric Chaslin, György Ráth, and Cornelius Meister.

Future projects include his debut at Slovene National Theatre (Maribor), in June 2012, as Nemorino in Donizetti’s “L’elisir d’amore”, a new production of Verdi’s “Don Carlo” at the theatre of Hagen (Germany), from November 2012, and also a concert series in Tokyo of Rossini's "Petite Messe Solenelle", January 2013, with the Tokyo Philharmonic Orchestra.