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bechara moufarrej - tenor

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Born in Lebanon Bechara Moufarrej is one of the few singers to pursue an operatic career outside the country. Following his Master’s degree in Music he undertook further study in Italy and then joined the opera studio in his native Beirut.

During his training he has benefitted from masterclasses with Maestra Michaella Mingheras in France, Simone Alaimo in Palermo, Maestra Sylvana Ferraro in Rome and lately with Vittorio Terranova.

Bechara has collaborated with the Lebanese Orchestra, the Filarmonica Romana and the Orchestra Giovanile Italiana under the baton of conductors P. Toufic Maatouk, Lubnan Baalbaki, Harout Fazilian, Alberto Maniaci and Nicola Pascovski. His most recent appearances include opera houses and festivals in Qatar, Dubai, Canada, Italy as well as the Opera de Paris.

Bechara has sung Don Jose Carmen at the Cirque d’Hiver in Paris, Rodolfo La Boheme with the Qatar Philharmonic/ Mark Shanahan as well as Ferrando Cosi fan tutte and Conte d’Almaviva Il Barbiere di Siviglia in a collaboration between the Antonine University in Beirut, the Lebanese Conservatory and the Al Bustan Festival.

He has since sung Almaviva at the Teatro Giulio di Lucca, Teatro Goldoni, Livorno, Teatro Verdi in Pisa and Teatro Coccia in Novara under the baton of Nicola Pascovski in the staging by Alessio Pizzech.

Concert performances include Rossini’s Stabat Mater and Petite Messe Solennelle, Mozart’s Requiem and Masses and Verdi’s Requiem. Messa di Gloria Puccini, Messa di Requiem G. Donizetti, Messa di gloria Rossini.

His 2017-2018 engagements include concert performances of Alfredo La Traviata and Duca Rigoletto in Cairo.