Matija Meic

Baritone

Highlights

  • Second and special prize at Mirjam Helin Competition, 2014
  • Figaro in Zagreb Opera, 2013-2015
  • Don Giovanni in Schönbrunn, 2014
  • Don Alvaro at Rossini Festival in Bad Wildbad, 2014
  • Guglielmo (Cosi fan tutte) at Gärtnerplatz Theatre in Munich, 2015
  • Ping (Turandot) at Bregenz Festival, 2016

Biography

Croatian baritone Matija Meic is one of the most interesting young baritones at the time being.

In August 2014, Matija Meic was awarded the second prize at the distinguished International "Mirjam Helin Singing Competition" in Helsinki. His season continued at the Zagreb Opera as Belcore and Figaro, a house he had already been collaborating with before. In spring 2015, he made his German debut as Guglielmo (Cosi fan tutte) at the Staatstheater am Gärtnerplatz in Munich, immediately followed by his role debut as Taddeo (L’Italiana in Algeri) at the Rossini Festival Bad Wildbad receiving huge critical acclaim from both the audience and critics alike. 

In the summer of 2016, Matija Meic debuted as Ping in Marco Arturo Marelli's production of Turandot at the Bregenz Festival.

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Since autumn 2016, he is a member of the Staatstheater am Gärtnerplatz in Munich, singing roles such as Leporello, Masetto and Guglielmo. This season, his roles include Don Giovanni, Dandini (La Cenerentola) and Lord Guglielmo Cecil (Maria Stuarda).

Matija's professional opera debut was in October 2010 as Levi in Zsinjski by composer Nicola Subvic at the Zagreb Opera House, where he was invited back to sing the roles of Schaunard in Puccini's La Boheme, Belcore in Donizetti's L'Elisir d’Amore and Figaro in Barbiere di Sevilla, amongst others. In June 2013, he interpreted the role of Guglielmo at the Dubrovnik Summer Festival. The same year he was heard in the title role in Don Giovanni at the Schlosstheater Schönbrunn with the Vienna Music University, where he had during the past years been working with Prof. Claudia Visca, completing his studies with excellence in 2015.

Alongside his operatic repertoire, Matija has performed with the Zagreb Philharmonic Orchestra (Mozart’s Requiem, Coronation Mass), Dubrovnik Symphony Orchestra (Beethoven’s 9th Symphony), The Royal Liverpool Philharmonic (Bach’s Matthäuspassion) under Nathalie Stutzmann, as well as the Belgrade Philharmonic and Festival Orchestra in their Musical Evenings in St. Donat in Zadar concert. In October 2013 Matija performed at the Beaumarchais-Concours prize-winners concerts at the Mozarthaus Vienna and the Gustav Mahler-Saal of the Vienna State Opera.


Video

Matija Meic - Barbiere di Siviglia, Largo al factotum

Mirjam Helin Competition 2014: Posa's death

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Matija Meic - Largo al factotum

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Upcoming Events

Matija Meic as Dandini at Gärnterplatztheater in Munich

Matija Meic starts the new season at the Munich Gärnterplatztheater with Dandini in "La Cenerentola" staged by Brigitte Fassbaender and conducted by Michael Brandstätter.

Premiere: october 28th, 2017, performances: october 31st, november 2, 4, 12, 17, 22, 2017

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