The young light-lyric tenor Xabier Anduaga was born in San Sebastian, Spain in 1995.

Already in his childhood, he sang in choirs and acted as soloist in different operatic and sacred music performances. He studied at the Musikene College of Music. Currently, he follows suggestions by Maciej Pikulski and Elena Barbé and he has also received Masterclasses with Ernesto Palacio, Alberto Zedda, Ana Luisa Chova and Juan Diego Flórez.

In 2016 he was selected to be part of the Accademia Rossiniana with Alberto Zedda, where he made his international opera debut as Cavalier Belfiore from the opera Il Viaggio a Reims.

In the 2016/17 season, Xabier made his debut as Ramiro (La Cenerentola) at ABAO in Bilbao and at Teatro Rossini in Pesaro. He sang a Rossini Gala at the Limoges Opera Theatre, Cavalier Belfiore (Il Viaggio a Reims) at the Teatro Filarmonico di Verona and Adraste (Le Siège de Corinthe) at Rossini Opera Festival in Pesaro.

His recognition took place at the Tenor Francisco Viñas singing competition, where he received five awards and he was remarkably acclaimed by the public and critics.

The recent seasons brought Xabier to the Théâtre des Champs Elysées with Roberto Abbado as Lord Arturo (Lucia di Lammermoor). He made his debut as Conte d’Almaviva (Il Barbiere di Siviglia) in Ancona and at the Mikhailovsky theatre of St. Petersburg and he sang Ramiro (La Cenerentola) at AGAO in Spain, Rossini’s Petite Messe Solennelle at the Auditorio Nacional in Madrid, Fenton (Falstaff) with the BFO and Ivan Fischer in Müpa Budapest, Lindoro (L’italiana in Algeri) at the Teatro Colón in Buenos Aires, Cavalier Belfiore (Il Viaggio a Reims) at the Musikverein in Vienna.

Most recently, he appeared as Ernesto (Ricciardo e Zoraide) at Rossini Opera Festival in Pesaro, as Leicester (Il Castello di Kenilworth) at Donizetti Opera Festival alongside Jessica Pratt and under the baton of Riccardo Frizza and as Don Ramiro (La Cenerentola) at Teatro Verdi in Padua and as Conte d’Almaviva (Il Barbiere di Siviglia) at the National Centre for the Perfoming Arts in Beijing. Additionally, he performed in Paris, where he appeared in recital for Les Grandes Voix – Les Grandes Solistes with Maciej Pikulski and he sang a Bel Canto Gala at the Philarmonie.

Further plans include Il Barbiere di Siviglia at Teatro Regio di Parma, Opera National de Paris and Dallas Opera, L’italiana in Algeri at Teatro Regio di Torino, L’Elisir d’Amoreat Teatro Principal in Palma de Mallorca, Arturo in Lucia di Lammermoor at Palau de les Arts in Valencia, La Cenerentola at Hamburgische Staatsoper.

Schedule

Nov 22, 24, 30 (2019)
Lucrezia Borgia
Gennaro
Fondazione Teatro Donizetti, Bergamo
Dec 8,11,1419,21,27,31 (2019)
La Cenerentola
Don Ramiro
Staatsoper Hamburg
Jan 11,14,17,20,22,26,29 (2020)
Il Barbiere di Siviglia
Il Conte d'Almaviva
Opéra National de Paris Opéra Bastille
February 1,4,7,9,12 (2020)
Il Barbiere di Siviglia
Il Conte d'Almaviva
Opéra National de Paris Opéra Bastille
Apr 24,26 (2020)
Il Barbiere di Siviglia
Il Conte d'Almaviva
The Dallas Opera Winspear Opera House

PAST PERFORMANCES

Jul 3,6, (2019)
Lucia di Lammermoor
Arturo
Palau de les Arts Reina Sofía, Valencia
Jun 22, 25,28,30 (2019)
Lucia di Lammermoor
Arturo
Palau de les Arts Reina Sofía, Valencia
May 22, 24,26,28 (2019)
L'italiana in Algeri
Lindoro
Teatro Reggio di Torino

Press and News

Interview for Codalario

XABIER ANDUAGA, TENOR: «WHEN I STUDY A PAPER, ALBERTO ZEDDA IS ALWAYS PRESENT»

Connessi all’Opera

Pesaro, Rossini Opera Festival 2018 – Ricciardo e Zoraide

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Ricciardo e Zoraide: Orientalism at the Rossini Opera Festival

Connessi all’Opera

Bergamo, Teatro Sociale – Gala inaugurale Donizetti Opera 2018

Le Salon Musical

Bergamo: Donizetti celebra Rossini

Le Salon Musical

Bergamo: a Kenilworth la prima volta di Donizetti e Elisabetta

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The first, forgotten Tudor Queen: Il castello di Kenilworth in Bergamo

OPERA WIRE

Donizetti Opera Festival 2018 Review: Il Castello di Kenilworth