- 21. 5. 2018
Bass-baritone Lukáš Bařák graduated from the Academy of Music in the class of Ivan Kusnjer and he is enhancing his vocal abilities in the masterclasses of Adam Plachetka, Renato Bruson and Regina Köbler. In the autumn of 2014, he made his stage debut at the South-Bohemian Theatre in České Budějovice in the title role of Le nozze di Figaro and was nominated for the Thalia Prize for the role. In the following years, he introduces himself as Masetto (Don Giovanni) at the Estates Theatre in Prague, and as Papageno (Die Zauberflöte) at the F. X. Šalda Theatre in Liberec, as well as Daegu Opera in Korea. He assumed smaller roles at the National Theatre Prague and the National Moravian-Silesian Theatre Ostrava.
He is currently studying Universität für Musik und darstellende Kunst in Vienna; in the local Opera Studio, he receives more stage experience as Publius (La clemenza di Tito). In November 2015, he received the 3rd Prize at the Antonín Dvořák International Singing Competition, and the Award of the National Theatre Brno.