Chanev Kamen, tenor
Kamen Chanev was born in Bulgaria. His repertoire includes the Duke in Rigoletto, Radames in Aida, Manrico in Il trovatore, the title role in Don Carlo, Riccardo in Un ballo in maschera (Verdi), the title role in Faust (Gounod), Werther (Massenet), Cavaradossi in Tosca, Calaf in Turandot, Des Grieux in Manon Lescaut, Pinkerton in Madama Butterfly (Puccini), Don Jose in Carmen (Bizet), Turiddu in Cavalleria rusticana (Mascagni), Canio in Pagliacci (Leoncavallo) and many others. He performs regularly at the Vienna Staatsoper as well as in the opera houses of Sofia, Atlanta, Philadelphia, Seoul, Palma de Mallorca, Amsterdam, Rome, Lisbon, Munich, Catania, Graz, Tokyo, Antwerp, Berlin, Dortmund, Beijing, Venice, Barcelona, Dublin, Frankfurt, Valencia, Budapest, Warsaw and many others.
His roles at the Israeli Opera:
Un ballo in maschera: Riccardo (2014)
Tosca: Cavaradossi (2012) - Israel and Weisbaden
Cavalleria Rusticana: Turiddu (2011)
L'elisir d'amore: Nemorino (1997)