May 24, 2016 Event Time: 7:30 PM
Embassy of Slovenia - 2410 California Street NW, Washington, D.C. 20008
Presented in cooperation with The Embassy Series
Program: Operatic arias, lieder, tangos, South American and Slovenian folksongs.
Slovenian bass baritone Juan Vasle, was born in Buenos Aires, Argentina, where he received his diploma as a singer at the Superior Institute of Arte (Instituto Superior de Arte) of the Teatro Colón. He was a finalist at the Luciano Pavarotti International Voice Competition in Philadelphia. Since 1990, he is a member of the solo ensamble of the SNG Opera and Ballet Ljubljana, where he has performed a long line of important bass roles: Zaccaria, Lindorf, Coppelius, Dappertuto, Miracle, don Alfonso, Ferrando, Escamillo, St. Bris, Ramfis etc. He also took part in guest appearances in Australia, Brazil, the Czech Republic, Italy, Canada, Kosovo, Peru, Uruguay, and elsewhere. He also performed in many oratorios of Bach, Mozart, Mendelssohn, Rossini, Verdi and lieder recitals.