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Marcin Gesla

Bass

Marcin Gesla - bass, started his singing education in Poland where in 2006 he completed his Master degree in vocal studies. The same year he was awarded a scholarship to attend the Royal Academy of Music, where in 2009 he completed the Postgraduate Opera Course with Distinction.

Last seasons Marcin sung Sparafucile in Rigoletto and Angelotti in Tosca for Opera Brava. He also sung Bonze YA Programme in Madama Butterfly for Opera Holland Park, King in Aida for Kentish Opera, Zuniga in Carmen for Impact Opera and Riverside Opera.

He took part in British premiere of Lord Berners' Le Carrosse as Thomas d'Esquivel for Dorset Opera. Marcin covered Il Commendatore (Don Giovanni) and Don Fernando in Fidelio for Garsington Opera. For Fulham Opera he sung Angelotti in Tosca and Betto in Gianni Schicchi which role he also sung at Wexford Festival Opera.

At Glyndebourne he covered Hans Folz in Wagner Die Meistersinger von Nurnberg . In Germany he sung Doctor Grenvil and Baron Douphol (cover) La Traviata in Schwerin. One of his favourite roles is Sarastro in Magic Flute which he sung for The London Festival Opera. His most frequently sung role is Colline in La Boheme and he did it for Longborough Festival Opera, Opera North (cover), New London Opera Players and most recently covered for Gubbay Productions in Royal Albert Hall.