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For availability and general enquiries:

Mark Hildrew

Mark Hildrew

Executive Director

For contracts, logistics and press:

Rowan Bidmead

Rowan Bidmead

Associate Artist Manager


Worldwide general management with Askonas Holt

About Pavel

Pavel Petrov is the winner of the First Prize and the Don Placido Domingo Ferrer Prize of Zarzuela of Operalia 2018, The World Opera Competition, and finalist of the Belvedere and Queen Sonja International Music competitions.

Operatic plans for this 2023/24 season include Alfredo Germont (La traviata) at Florida Grand Opera and Ferrando (Così fan tutte) at Opera de Lausanne. On the concert platform Pavel sings Rachmaninoff’s The Bells with Orchestre de Paris conducted by Klaus Mäkelä, Orquesta y Coro Nacionales de España conducted by David Afkham, Radio Filharmonisch Orkest conducted by Karina Canellakis, The National Symphony Orchestra Washington conducted by Gianandrea Noseda and The Royal Philharmonic Orchestra conducted by Vasily Petrenko.

Last season’s highlights included Tamino (Die Zauberflöte) at Wiener Staatsoper, Opéra national de Paris and Dresden Semperoper, Lensky (Eugene Onegin) at Teatro Massimo di Palermo and on the concert platform, Verdi’s Requiem with Orquesta Sinfonica del Principado de Asturias.

His operatic appearances have included Tamino (Die Zauberflöte) for Opera de Lausanne and Oper Graz, Wiener Staatsoper debut as Nemorino (L’elisir d’amore) and Tamino (Die Zauberflöte), Don Ottavio (Don Giovanni) at Opéra national de Paris and Oper Graz; Lensky (Eugene Onegin) for Stadttheater Klagenfurt and Opera Lausanne; Duca (Rigoletto) for Opera Hong Kong and Bregenzer Festspiele, Alfredo (La traviata) for Savonlinna Festival. Pong (Turandot) for his house debut at the Royal Opera House; role and house debut as Alfredo (La traviata) at Arena di Verona, Opera Australia as Ferrando (Così fan tutte), debut at the Salzburg Festival as Chaplitsky (Pique Dame), Alfredo and Lensky and for Bucharest National Opera and Alfredo for the Mikhailovsky Theatre.

Pavel is based in Graz, Austria
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Season Highlights

Sep 2023 - Oct 2023
Philharmonie, Paris; Concertgebouw, Amsterdam; Auditorio Naciona, Madrid, Kennedy Center, Washington
Rachmaninoff The Bells Orchestre de Paris - Klaus Mäkelä (conductor) Radio Filharmonisch Orkest - Karin Canellakis (conductor) Orquesta y Coro Nacionales de España - David Afkham (conductor) The National Symphony Orchestra, Washington - Gianandrea Noseda (conductor)
Nov 2023 - Dec 2023
Florida Grand Opera, Miami; Fort Lauderdale
Verdi La traviata (Alfredo Germont) Joe Illick (conductor)
Jan 2024 - Feb 2024
Opera de Lausanne
Mozart Cosi fan tutte (Ferrando) Diego Fasolis (conductor)