Petr Nekoranec is one of the most distinct singers of the upcoming generation in the Czech Republic. Since September 2016, Petr attends the Lindemann Program for Young Artist at the Metropolitan Opera. He is the first Czech who has been accepted into this prestigious two-year program. In September 2018 he will start his first season as a soloist of the Oper Stuttgart, where during his first season 2018/2019 he will create three main roles, Rossini‘s Almaviva (Il barbiere di Siviglia) and Ramiro (La cenerentola) a Donizetti‘s Ernesto (Don Pasquale).
In 2014–2016 Petr was a member of the Bavarian State Opera in Munich, and it’s Opera Studio, where he portrayed several roles, including the title role of Rossini’s Le comte Ory, and Britten’s Albert Herring. The latter role earned him the 2016 Bavarian Art Award. In January 2018, he was granted another prestigious distinction, the Classic Prague Award in the category Talent of the Year 2017.
Petr is also a laureate of several prestigious European singing competitions. Most recently January 2017, he won one of the most prestigious singing competitions – the International Competition of Francesco Viñas which takes place in Gran Teatre del Liceu, Barcelona. He took the first place and also received special prizes from the hands of the legendary Plácido Domingo and the management of Teatro Real de Madrid. In August 2015, Petr made it to the semi-finals of Queen Sonja International Singing Competition. In September 2014, he took second place at Concours International de Chant in Toulouse, France, which is considered one of the most demanding singing competitions in the world.