Bass-baritone Boris Prýgl ranks among the most talented your singers. Student of the Academy of Music in Bratislava, Slovakia in the class of Peter Mikuláš, is a laureate of several singing competition and the absolute winner of the 2015 Antonín Dvořák Singing Competition in Karlovy Vary where he also received several special awards, e.g. Prague National Theatre Award, J. K. Tyl Theatre Plzeň Award, International Music Festival Prague Spring Award, Czech Radio Award, etc. He took 2nd place at the Ferruccio Tagliavini International Singing Competition in Austria, along with an award for the best interpretation of W. A. Mozart. In July 2017, he was a finalist of the International Singing Competition Belvedere which took place in Moscow’s opera Helikon. The same month he was also a finalist of world’s most prestigious singing competition: Plácido Domingo’s Operalia which took place in Astana; he was awarded Birgit Nilsson Prize.
As a guest-soloist of the Slovak National Theatre, Boris’s stage experiences include the roles of Nazarene and Jew (Salome), Leporello (Don Giovanni), Basilio (Il barbiere di Siviglia), Don Fernando (Fidelio), Pietro (Simon Boccanegra), Brander (La Damnation de Faust), and Betto (Gianni Schicchi). He assumed the title role in Giovanni Paisiello’s opera Il re Teodoro in Venezia, which was first project of the Slovak National Theatre Opera Studio. In July 2016 Boris was Leporello at the Znojmo Music Festival alongside Don Giovanni of Adam Plachetka and he took part in a tour around Japan. In May 2017, he performed a solo recital within the International Music Festival Prague Spring and he assumed the role of the Governor in the Czech premiere of Rossini’s Le comte Oryat the National Theatre Brno.
Since the 2017/18 season, he’s been a member of the opera studio of the Bavarian State Opera in Munich. On its stage he has assumed the role of Guccio (Gianni Schicchi), A customs sergeant (La bohème), The Imperial Commissioner (Madama Butterfly), Ambrogio (Il barbiere di Siviglia), A wigmaker (Ariadne auf Naxos), Dictator and Veit (Der Diktator/Der zerbrochene Krug), Cook (From the House of the Dead), Flora’s servant (La traviata) and Silvano (Un ballo in maschera).
Boris Prýgl is represented by Nachtigall Artists.