Aspen Music Festival And School

Zach Borichevsky Back To Performers

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An outstanding graduate of the Academy of Vocal Arts, Philadelphia, Zach Borichevsky recently made an acclaimed debut at the Sante Fe Festival as Matteo (Arabella) in Tim Albery’s production conducted by Sir Andrew Davis.

Whilst still at the Academy of Vocal Arts he sang the roles of Pelléas (Pelléas et Mélisande), Rodolfo (La bohème), and Flamand (Capriccio) and created the role of Rev. Arthur Dimmesdale in the world premiere of Margaret Garwood's The Scarlet Letter.

Current season highlights include his role debut as Roméo in Gounod’s Roméo et Juliette with Arizona Opera and his role debut as Jonathan Dale in the East Coast premiere of Kevin Puts’ opera Silent Night for Opera Philadelphia.  He also sings his first performances of the War Requiem with the National Taiwan Symphony Orchestra under Lan Shui. Further ahead he makes his Finnish National Opera debut as Rodolfo and sings Alfredo for Glyndebourne.

In concert, he has sung performances of Beethoven’s Symphony No.9 with the Philadelphia Orchestra under Xian Zhang, premiered two new works by Edward T. Cone with the Princeton Symphony and the Mozart Requiem with the Symphony in C.  In past summers he has travelled to Vail, Colorado and Alba, Italy for Mahler's Das Lied von der Erde and the Verdi Requiem respectively. He has also performed in recital under the auspices of Lyric Fest in Philadelphia.

Zach Borichevsky has also performed with Opera Theatre of Saint Louis, Boston Lyric Opera, Glimmerglass Opera and at the Castleton Festival under the baton of Lorin Maazel.  He holds degrees from The George Washington University and Yale School of Music.

Many organizations have honoured Zach Borichevsky with awards including 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.

Robert Spano, Music Director

Alan Fletcher, President and CEO