Peter Martinčič

Bass singer Peter Martinčič began his study of singing in Ljubljana under Professors Edita Garčevič - Koželj and Marjan Trček to enrol later on at the Academy of Music in Ljubljana, where he studied and graduated with honour under Professor Matjaž Robavs. He has been a permanent member of the Ljubljana Opera Ensemble since 2011 and a distinguished soloist of the SNG Opera in balet Ljubljana (Slovenian National Theatre Opera and Ballet Ljubljana) since 2015.

The distinguished opera soloist boasts a number of recognition awards from various singing competitions. He received a gold citation at the Slovenian State Competition TEMSIG in 2004, as well as a gold citation and first award in the highest category in 2010. He was also a finalist of the Ondina Otta International Competition of Opera Singers in 2010. In 2011 he received the Best Obligatory Song Interpretation Award and the Krakow Festival Award.

In the 2011/12 season he appeared as a guest singer at the Royal Opera in Versailles and the Opera Comique in Paris in the production of the baroque opera Amadis de Gaule by J. C. Bach. In 2013 he performed at the Dubrovnik Summer Festival, where he sang Don Alfonso in Mozat's opera Cosi fan tutte. In 2015 he appeared at the Regensburg Festival in Germany in the role of Colline in Puccini's opera La bohème. He was also a guest singer at the City Opera in WrocƗaw in Poland, where he sang Ferrand in Verdi's opera Il torvatore (The Troubadour).

He has also interpreted the following opera roles: Figaro (The Marriage of Figaro), Sarastro (The Magic Flute), Don Alfonso (Cosi fan tutte), Zaccaria, High Priest of Bel (Nabucco), Sparafucile (Rigoletto), Colline (La bohème), Daland (The Flying Dutchman), Don Basilio (The Barber of Seville), Escamillo, Zuniga (Carmen), Lodovico (Otello), Tom (A Masked Ball), Štrukelj, The Innkeeper (The Nightingale of Gorenjska), La Haine, Ghost of Ardan Camil (Amadis de Gaule), Petruccio (Black Masks), The King, The Bandit (The Shepherd).

In the season 2016/17 he appeared in two new roles of Alidoro (Cinderella) and Don Fernando (Fidelio).

Last updated in January 2017