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Amar Muchhala



Indian tenor Amar Muchhala made his Royal Opera House debut in 2013 with The Opera Group, singing Chulak (The Firework-Maker’s Daughter, world premiere) in the Linbury Studio Theatre. He made his Royal Opera debut in 2014 as Alex (Glare, world premiere) in the Linbury Studio Theatre.

Muchhala was born in Bombay and studied business management and French literature at Franklin and Marshall College, Pennsylvania, and singing at the Guildhall School of Music and Drama. His operatic engagements include Mo (Barbur in London) for The Opera Group, Ferrando (Così fan tutte) for Hamburg University of Music and Theatre, Frederik (Mignon) for Buxton Opera House, The Opera Show, directed by Mitch Sebastian, for Kilworth House Theatre, Georg (Die weisse Dame) for Kammeroper Schloss Rheinsberg, Tamino (The Magic Flute) for British Youth Opera and Beppe (Pagliacci) for Haddo Opera House.

Muchhala’s concert engagements include Carmina Burana at the National Centre of Performing Arts, Bombay, and performances of The Creation, Mozart’s Requiem, Messiah, Serenade to Music and George Dyson’s The Canterbury Pilgrims.

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Opera Essentials: Glare

7 November 2014
Opera Essentials: Glare

Our quick guide to this ‘robot opera’ that questions what it is that makes us human, and explores themes of trust, reality and loneliness.

Watch: Trailer for ‘robot opera’ Glare

24 October 2014
Watch: Trailer for ‘robot opera’ Glare

Søren Nils Eichberg’s new operatic thriller has its world premiere on 14 November 2014.