Dalibor Jenis studied at the Bratislava Conservatory, as well as at the ‘Accademia Italiana’ in Osimo, Italy; he has been awarded several prizes in International singing competitions, such as the ‘Alfredo Kraus’ competition and, in 1990, the ‘Belvedere’ competition in Vienna
He is still widely considered one of the best ‘Figaro’ interpreters of Rossini’s Il barbiere di Siviglia, a role he has performed with many theatres, Paris, Hamburg, Vienna, Berlin, Frankfurt, Verona, and will also perform in the future , for example again at the Deutsche Oper Berlin, at the New National Theatre in Tokyo, among others.
Other acclaimed roles include ‘Enrico’ in Lucia di Lammermoor, ‘Valentin’ in Faust ‘Guglielmo’ in Così fan tutte, ‘Lescaut’ in Manon Lescaut, ‘Marcello’ in La bohème, ‘Oneghin’ in Eugen Oneghin, ‘Jeletzki’ in Pique Dame, ‘Conte’ in Le nozze di Figaro, the title part of Don Giovanni. .
Since a few years, Dalibor JENIS in addition to the above said repertory also faced more frequently roles of the Verdian repertory, so he did his debut as ‘Posa’ in Don Carlos (taking part at the season opening of La Scala Milan in December 2008), ‘Renato’ in Un ballo in maschera (at the Staatsoper Berlin, Royal Opera House Covent Garden London), ‘Conte di Luna‘ in Il trovatore at the Opera Oviedo, 2011 he made his debut as ‘Jago’ in Otello in Hamburg, just recently ‘Ford’ in Verdi’s Falstaff.
In 2009 and early 2010 he sang Eugen Oneghin at the Staatsoper Vienna, La bohème at the Opéra Bastille in Paris, La traviata at the Deutsche Oper Berlin, Il barbiere di Siviglia in Paris and Hamburg as well as at the Arena in Verona. Commitments of season 2010-2011 also included ‘Valentin’ in Faust at La Scala Milan, Le nozze di Figaro in Paris, Eugen Oneghin at the Staatsoper Hamburg as well as at the Los Angeles Opera conducted by James Conlon.
2012 he debuted in the role of ‘Ford’ in Falstaff at the Covent Garden, followed by the debut of the role of ‘Cavalier Belfore’ in Un giorno di regno in Bilbao, Nabucco in Antwerp, ‘Ezio’ in Attila at the Deutsche Oper Berlin.
In the second part of 2013 he sang again Figaro in Palermo and Posa at the Deutsche Oper. Berlin. In 2014 he sang in Nabucco in Florence, Eugene Onegin in Sydney, William Tell in Turin and Don Giovanni in Hamburg, Figaro in The Barber of Seville in Hamburg, Oviedo and Paris, Renato in Un Ballo in Maschera and Escamillo in Carmen in Verona.
In 2015 he was in Tokyo as Lescaut or Manon Lescaut, in Hamburg for Un ballo in maschera, the Deutsch Oper for Nabucco. In 2016 he made his debut as father Miller in Verdi’s Luisa Miller in the Sydney Opera, he will sing il Conte di Luna at the Deutsche Oper in Il trovatore and will be protagonist Fyodor Poyarok of The Legend of the Invisible City of Kitezh alla Scala in Milan.
The young Russian soprano graduated from the Moscow State Conservatory in 2011 and was a member of the Bolshoi Young Singers Academy for two years.
Svetlana made her debut at the Bolshoi Theatre as Kupava in Rimsky-Korsakov’s The Snow Maiden and her role debut in the title-role in Puccini’s Tosca at Yekaterinburg State Theatre.
Highlights include her company debuts as Elisabetta in Don Carlos at the Teatro Regio di Torino, Cio-Cio San in Madama Butterfly Teatro la Fenice and concerts with the Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra and the Berliner Symphoniker. She has performed at the Latvian National Opera, Teatro Petruzelli, Bari, Ningbo Concert Hall, China, Bolshoi Theatre, Tchaikovsky Concert Hall, Yekaterinburg Opera, Krasnoyarsk Opera, Moscow Conservatory, Sion Festival Switzerland and the International Opera Festival in Hungary.
This season Svetlana continues to work at the Bolshoi Theatre as a soloist, singing main roles such as the title role in Tosca, Kuma in The Enchantress, Fata Morgana in The Love for 3 Oranges and Kupava in Snow Maiden.
GREAT SLOVAK VOICES DALIBOR JENIS, baritone T U T T O V E R D I guest: Svetlana Kasyan, soprano The Slovak Philharmonic Conductor: Peter Feranec 26. 10. 2016 at 7.30 p.m. The Concert Hall of the Slovak Philharmonic, Bratislava Svetlana Kasyan