Ivan Thirion - Baritone

Belgian baritone Ivan Thirion trained in Brussels and Geneva, finishing his studies as part of the Opernhaus Zurich International Opera Studio from 2014-2016.  Whilst in Zurich he sang operatic roles such as Papageno Die Zauberflöte, Oronte Médée, Ping Turandot, Stauermann Tristan und Isolde, Rodomonte Orlando Paladino and Corphée Le Comte Ory.  He represented Belgium at the final rounds of the BBC Cardiff Singer of the World in 2017.

Ivan’s most recent roles have included Guglielmo Cosi Fan Tutte for Bergen Opera, Joseph Der Schmied von Gent for Opera Vlaanderen, Dancaire Carmen for the Opéra National de Montpellier, Ping Turandot for the Aalto Musiktheater Essen, and Dancaire/Morales Carmen, Officer In the Penal Colony and  Grimbal/Comus King Arthur for the Grand Théatre de Geneve.  He has been a regular at the Opéra Royal de Wallonie, singing roles such as Enrico Lucia di Lammermoor, Lord Cecil Maria Stuarda, Marcello La Boheme and Le Comte de Toulouse Jérusalem.

Ivan’s future projects include Horacio/cover Hamlet Hamlet for the Opéra Royal de Wallonie, Ramiro L’heure espagnole for Opera Vlaanderen and Somarone Béatrice et Bénédict for Oper Köln.

Reviews of Ivan Thirion to follow.