Born in 1989, begins to study piano in 1996 at an early age in Cluj-Napoca, at the "S. Toduţă" School of Music. After graduating from high school, he was admitted to the "Gh. Dima" Academy of Music, studying piano with Assoc. Prof. Boldizsár Csíky, PhD., earning his degree in 2012. As a pianist, he participated in various solo and chamber music competitions, also taking part in many recitals as an accompanist. He studies singing graduating under the guidance of Prof. Marius Vlad Budoiu.

His international debut as a vocal soloist took place in 2014 at the Miskolc Opera Festival in Hungary, singing the role Kalil at the world premiere by György Selmeczi's contemporary opera Bizánc.

His vocal-symphonic debut took place in Budapest in the same year with Mozart's Requiem, alongside the Hungarian National Philharmonic Orchestra conducted by Pier Giorgio Morandi.

In 2015 he debuted the role of Sparafucile in Rigoletto with Oradea Philharmonic, singing the role later with the Hungarian State Opera in Cluj-Napoca. In 2016, he starred in premieres at the Hungarian State Opera in Cluj: Old Hebrew in Samson et Dalila, Commendatore in Don Giovanni. He won the Special Prize of the Jury at the National Contest of the Romanian Lied in November 2016. In 2017 he debuted the Sacristan in Tosca, Bartolo in Le nozze di Figaro, Fafner in Das Rheingold, soloist in Beethoven's 9th Symphony with State Philharmonic in Arad. Since autumn 2017, he is an active member of the Lya Hubic Opera Studio within the Romanian National Opera House in Cluj. He sang Dvorak's Requiem in May 2017 with Maestro Noam Zur, and M. Negrea's Requiem Parastas in April 2018, both with the Transilvania State Philharmonic Orchestra of Cluj-Napoca. Also in April 2018, he debuted Ferrando in Il trovatore at the Romanian National Opera in Cluj-Napoca. Since 2018 he has been pursuing an MA Degree in Singing at the Gh. Dima National Academy of Music, Cluj-Napoca.

In February 2019 he became a Soloist at the Hungarian State Opera House of Cluj-Napoca, where he since debuted in the role of Colline in La bohème.

In June of the same year, he recorded the roles of José Castro and Billy Jackrabbit in La fanciulla del west for the Dutch record label Pentatone, with producer Jobb Maarse, and Maestro Lawrence Foster conducting. The Cluj recording culminated in a live concert of the entire piece at the Transilvania Philharmonic.

Among his future engagements are: La fanciulla del west, Aida (Re), Die Entführung aus dem Serail (Osmin) with State Opera of Budapest.

Sándor Köpeczi


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