Croatian Marko Mimica (1987) is quickly establishing himself as one of the leading bass-baritones of his generation.
As a member of the ensemble at the Deutsche Oper Berlin (2011 -2016), he sang all the leading roles of his tessiture : title role of Le Nozze di Figaro, Raimondo Lucia di Lammermoor, Don Basilio Il Barbiere di Siviglia, Talbot Maria Stuarda, Escamillo Carmen, Lorenzo I Capuleti e i Montecchi, Colline La Bohème, Banco Macbeth, Oroveso Norma, Ferrando Il Trovatore.
At the Rossini Festival in Pesaro he sang Lord Sidney Il Viaggio a Reims, Podesta La Gazza Ladra and Douglas La Donna del lago, displaying a strong affinity with the romantic bel canto, confirmed since by his numerous successes around the world : Lucia di Lammermoor in Barcelona, Madrid and Lima, I Puritani in Barcelona, Lucrezia Borgia in Bilbao and Valencia, Norma in Verona, Il Turco in Italia in Ferrara, Barbiere di Siviglia in Amsterdam, La Favorite in Palermo, La Cenerentola in Roma, L’Italiana in Algeri in Firenze and Oman, Anna Bolena in Liège.
His recent operatic appearances include Luisa Miller and Norma at the Liceu in BArcelona Radio, Le Nozze di Figaro in Palm Beach and Naples, Aida at Arena di Verona, La Clemenza di Tito at the Opéra national de Paris, Carmen in Palermo and Dresden, I Lombardi in Torino, Macbeth, a parade role for him (Paris, Essen, Palermo, Torino, and Edinburgh…) in which he marvels the audience with his somptuous colour, his impeccable legato and his easy and ringing high notes.
On the concert platform, Marko made his debut at the BBC Proms in 2014 in Salome conducted by Donald Runnicles. Further appearances have included the Verdi Requiem with the Rundfunk Choir, Berlin; Oedipus Rex with the Orchestra Sinfonica Nazionale della Rai in Torino, and his debut at Carnegie Hall last year in Rossini’s Stabat Mater conducted by Gianandrea Noseda with the National Symphony Orchestra.
This season, he sings Massenet’s Herodiade at Berlin Deutsche Oper, Sonnambula in Liège, La Forza del destino and Nabucco in Palermo, Attila in Bari, Anna Bolena in Bilbao.
Marko is a graduate of the Academy of Music in Zagreb and was a finalist of the 2013 Cardiff Singer of the World competition.
Representation : Concerts, Special Projects