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Bass-baritone Attila Dobak’s 2019-2020 season began with the Hungarian State Opera, singing Haly in L’italiana in Algeri, Schaunard in La Bohème. He also appears as Libertius in L’incoronazione di Poppea, as Geisterbote in Die Frau ohne Schatten, as Moralès in Carmen and with MÜPA Budapest as Alessio in La Sonnambula.

Mr. Dobak’s 2017-2018 calendar featured debuts with Hungarian State Opera, as Schaunard in La Bohème, as Haly in L’italiana in Algeri, as Pietro in Simon Boccanegra, as First Nazarene in Salome, as Cillei Ulrik in Hunyadi László, as well as a return to New Hampshire’s Opera North to perform the role of Crespel in Les contes d’Hoffmann and to cover Bartolo in Il barbiere di Siviglia. He also featured the title role of Háry János in Kodaly's Háry János at the MÜPA Budapest during the Budapest Spring Festival in 2017.

Mr. Dobak spent much of the 2015-2016 season with the Boston Lyric Opera, participating in productions of Puccini's La Bohème, Bizet's Carmen under the baton of David Angus and Lehar's The Merry Widow under the baton of and Alexander Joel.

Mr. Dobak’s 2013-2014 season included performances with Opera North as Gideon March in Little Women, covering Raimondo in Lucia di Lammermoor and Emil de Becque in South Pacific. During the summer of 2014 he featured the role of Figaro in Mozart's La Nozze di Figaro at the Miami Summer Music Festival. He also appeared on NBC giving a solo opera performance with the Miami Summer Music Festival Orchestra.

Mr. Dobak was born in Budapest, Hungary, where he began his musical education. He began learning to play clarinet at the age of seven and was twelve when he took his first piano lesson. He was inspired to study singing after watching the 3 Tenors Concert with Luciano Pavarotti, Jose Carreras and Placido Domingo. He started studying voice at age sixteen, taking lessons from Josef Sass chorus master – the father of Sylvia Sass opera singer and eventually was accepted into the Béla Bartok Conservatory of Music in Budapest, where he majored in Opera and Vocal Performance.

In 2010 Mr. Dobak was invited to Lecce, Italy by maestro Mario Canana, who gave him the opportuntiy to focuse on opera singing and stage performance at his private school, the institution of L'associazione Il Bel Canto.

In the year of 2011, Mr. Dobak went to the United States to pursue opera studies at the Longy School of Music of Bard College in Cambridge, MA where he graduated in 2013.

Although, mainly raised on classical music, Dobak has a great passion to perform in classical and mixed genres too. The idea of making his mark both as an opera singer and a classical - crossover artist has led him to the Berklee College of Music in Boston, MA which he has also attended. Similar to other classical performers such as Mario Lanza, Placido Domingo or Andrea Bocelli, he is also making musical endeavors in a wide variety of popular music forms.

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Bass-baritone Attila Dobak’s 2019-2020 season began with the Hungarian State Opera, singing Haly in L’italiana in Algeri, Schaunard in La Bohème. He also appears as Libertius in L’incoronazione di Poppea, as Geisterbote in Die Frau ohne Schatten, as Moralès in Carmen and with MÜPA Budapest as Alessio in La Sonnambula.

Mr. Dobak’s 2017-2018 calendar featured debuts with Hungarian State Opera, as Schaunard in La Bohème, as Haly in L’italiana in Algeri, as Pietro in Simon Boccanegra, as First Nazarene in Salome, as Cillei Ulrik in Hunyadi László, as well as a return to New Hampshire’s Opera North to perform the role of Crespel in Les contes d’Hoffmann and to cover Bartolo in Il barbiere di Siviglia. He also featured the title role of Háry János in Kodaly's Háry János at the MÜPA Budapest during the Budapest Spring Festival in 2017.

Mr. Dobak spent much of the 2015-2016 season with the Boston Lyric Opera, participating in productions of Puccini's La Bohème, Bizet's Carmen under the baton of David Angus and Lehar's The Merry Widow under the baton of and Alexander Joel.

Mr. Dobak’s 2013-2014 season included performances with Opera North as Gideon March in Little Women, covering Raimondo in Lucia di Lammermoor and Emil de Becque in South Pacific. During the summer of 2014 he featured the role of Figaro in Mozart's La Nozze di Figaro at the Miami Summer Music Festival. He also appeared on NBC giving a solo opera performance with the Miami Summer Music Festival Orchestra.

Mr. Dobak was born in Budapest, Hungary, where he began his musical education. He began learning to play clarinet at the age of seven and was twelve when he took his first piano lesson. He was inspired to study singing after watching the 3 Tenors Concert with Luciano Pavarotti, Jose Carreras and Placido Domingo. He started studying voice at age sixteen, taking lessons from Josef Sass chorus master – the father of Sylvia Sass opera singer and eventually was accepted into the Béla Bartok Conservatory of Music in Budapest, where he majored in Opera and Vocal Performance.

In 2010 Mr. Dobak was invited to Lecce, Italy by maestro Mario Canana, who gave him the opportuntiy to focuse on opera singing and stage performance at his private school, the institution of L'associazione Il Bel Canto.

In the year of 2011, Mr. Dobak went to the United States to pursue opera studies at the Longy School of Music of Bard College in Cambridge, MA where he graduated in 2013.

Although, mainly raised on classical music, Dobak has a great passion to perform in classical and mixed genres too. The idea of making his mark both as an opera singer and a classical - crossover artist has led him to the Berklee College of Music in Boston, MA which he has also attended. Similar to other classical performers such as Mario Lanza, Placido Domingo or Andrea Bocelli, he is also making musical endeavors in a wide variety of popular music forms.

This biography is not authorized for use in opera, concert, or recital programme books.