ABOUT 

"...Süngü as Lanciotto demostrated that he is a complete artist. He vibrated his cords with emotion, offerring remarkable vocal qualities and cut-above phrasing."

-Dino Foresio , OPERACLICK

Francesca da Rimini

"...This was a valiant performance for someone whose first language is not French; Süngü offered a secure top and a sense of fun for his stately return as the Grand Augure of Venus in the final act."

-Stephen J. Mudge, OPERA NEWS

 La Belle Helene

         
Born in Istanbul. He began his studies studying guitar. He finished his vocal studies in TC.Mimar Sinan State Conservatory.  Then he went to Bologna and  specialised in Baroque and BelCanto repertoire; in Scuola dell'Opera Italiana. Right after he became be a member of SemperOper Dresdens' Junges Ensembl where he established a strong connection with the company; He often returns to sing. Other then opera he enjoys singing art song recitals and sacred pieces such as Bach, Handel and Mozart's oratorios.  
       Süngü sang under the baton of leading conductors such as Fabio Luisi, Nello Santi, Christian Thielemann, Gianluigi Gelmetti, Donato Renzetti, Omer Meir Wellber, Massimo Zanetti, Michele Mariotti, Julia Jones and Diego Fasolis...
     
He worked with the leading directors like Grischa Asagaroff, Willy Decker,Mario Martone, Davide Livermoor, Pier Luigi Pizzi, Damiano Micheletto, Graham Vick, Franco Zeffirelli.

   Mert Süngü performed under the baton of leading conductors such as Diego Fasolis, Ottavio Dantone, Fabio Luisi, Nello Santi, Tugan Sokhiev, Giacomo Sagripanti, Christian Thielemann, Lorenzo Viotti... on finest venues such as

 

The Bolshoi Theatre in Moscow.

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Deutsche Oper Berlin 

Semperoper Dresden

Staatsoper Stuttgart

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Teatro dell'Opera di Roma 

Teatro San Carlo di Napoli

Teatro Massimo di Palermo

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Théâtre Capitole Toulouse,

Orchestre National de Montpellier

 Théâtre du Châtelet Paris 

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Grand Théâtre de Genève

 

     A versatile artist, Süngü is able to perform Belcanto in Rome, French operetta in Paris, German repertoire in Germany. His main focus remains on Belcanto and Mozart.

    

Highlights from last seasons:

 

Gennaro

Lucrezia Borgia di G.Donizetti, 

Théâtre du Capitole de Toulouse

Alfred

Die Fledermaus by J.Strauss

Berlin, Deutsche Oper

Il Conte d'Almaviva

ll Barbiere di Siviglia by G.Rossini

Oper Stuttgart,SemperOper Dresden

 

Belfiore

Il Viaggio a Reims by G.Rossini,

Bolshoi Theater,Moscow

 

Raul

Les Huguenots by G.Meyerbeer

Grand Théâtre de Genève, Semperoper Dresden

Il Conte d'Almaviva

Il Barbiere di Siviglia by G.Rossini

Pertuzzelli di Bari, SemperOper Dresden


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