Amar Muchhala was born in Bombay, India. Having completed his studies at the Guildhall School of Music and Drama on its world renowned Opera Course he continues his vocal training with Janice Chapman. He has also studied in masterclasses with maestro José


His training in western classical music began at Franklin & Marshall College, USA, where he completed his degree in Business Management and French Literature.


He made his debut in Germany with Kammeroper Schloss Rheinsberg in their production of Boieldieu's Die Weisse Dame, singing the lead role of "Georg".


"Amar Muchhala, who has mastered “komm, O holde Dame” one of themost difficult Tenor aria, is the first Indian in the history of the Chamber opera, to stand on stage for the first time" ..Ma?rkische Allgemeine, Germany


Roles include Essex (cover) Gloriana, Britten for the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden and Chulak in the world premiere of David Bruce's The Firework Maker's Daughter in a co-production between the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, The Opera Group and Ope


Other operatic roles include Tamino The Magic Flute (British Youth Opera), Beppe Pagliacci (Haddo House Opera), Count Alberto L'occasione fa il Ladro, Rossini, The Italian tenor Capriccio, Strauss, Le brazilien/Frick/Prosper La Vie Parisienne, Offenbach,


Future Engagements include two productions with the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden- Glare, a new opera by Søren Nils Eichberg at the Linbury Studio Theatre and a Michael Boyd production of Monteverdi’s Orfeo, where he will play Apollo and Shepherd.

MICHAEL TANNER, THE SPECTATOR, ON THE MAGIC FLUTE (BYO)

.....The most accomplished of the singers is Amar Muchala, originally from Bombay, who performs Tamino in a way that puts him, as he should be, but almost never is, at the centre of the audience's interest. Tamino tends, thanks to the deficiencies of the text, to alternate between being a wimp and a prig, but Muchala, with his handsome looks, romantic acting and eloquent, free singing, gives us a character who develops from being primarily conscious of his royal status to being concerned to discover the fullest potential of being human...

.....I'd be surprised if we don't see and hear a lot more of her and Muchala...

NICK KIMBERLY, THE EVENING STANDARD, ON THE MAGIC FLUTE(BYO)

... ...If Amar Muchhala's Tamino cuts a rather stiffer figure, his tenor is light and easy, with a hint of baritone adding weight...

STEPHEN PETITT, OPERA MAGAZINE, ON THE MAGIC FLUTE (BYO)

...There were some attractive voices on display. Amar Muchhala, as Tamino, made a wonderfully smooth sound...

MATTHEW BOYDEN, CLASSICAL SOURCE, ON DIE ZAUBERFLOTE (GSMD)

....The solo vocal star of the show was Amar Muchhala as Tamino......... he is musical, slim, handsome and an unfussy actor. He should go far.

DER TAGESSPIEGEL, GERMANY, ON DIE WEISSE DAME(http://www.tagesspiegel.de)

...Ohne schlechtes Gewissen darf der warm timbrierte Tenor Amar Muchhala sein politisch unkorrekt gewordenes Auftrittslied "O welche Lust, Soldat zu sein" auskosten - die in naiver Girlie-Attitüde lechzenden Dorfschönheiten sorgen dafür, dass man die schneidige Anmache auch heute noch versteht.

(The warm timbered Amar Muchhala was allowed to enjoy, his entry song "oh what fun, to be a soldier" which has become politically incorrect, without a bad conscience the village beauties take care, that one understands the snazzy erotica of that time even today by presenting their parts in a naive girlie attitude)

JULIANE FELSCH MÄRKISCHE ALLGEMEINE, GERMANY, ON DIE WEISSE DAME

..Mit Amar Muchhala, der mit "Komm', o holde Dame" eine der schwierigsten Tenorarien überhaupt meistert, steht zum ersten Mal in der Kammeroperngeschichte ein Inder auf der Bühne.

(Amar Muchhala, who has mastered "komm, O holde Dame" one of the most difficult Tenor aria, is the first Indian in the history of the Chamber opera, to stand on stage for the first time)

THE AMAR MUCHHALA STORY BY EUNICE D’SOUZA

By any standards, Amar Muchhala’s story is an extraordinary one, and it’s a pity I can give you only snippets of it. Muchhala, from a Gujarati business family in Mumbai left for the US when he was 18 to study Business Management at Franklin and Marshall College, Lancaster, Pennsylvania - Business and French Literature, as his majors, Astrophysics as his minor. Business and French Literature? “Yes,” he says, “Business alone would have been too boring. I had enough of it in Mumbai in the 11th and 12th standards.”

Obviously, he was expected to return and help with the family business. But by the time he completed his undergraduate work, he had decided he wanted a life in opera. He had been trained in Hindustani classical music in India, and, in any case loved singing. He says he was attracted to the various registers for male voices in opera. Male singers in Hindustani music tend to be baritones. “My voice never cracked,” Amar says. “It was high-pitched for a boy, and I was not comfortable with the register available in Hindustani music. Besides that, there was, more than the music, the unamplified voice, the drama, costumes, and the bow at the end when I kept thinking, Who would believe…”

"I was a bad stammerer,” Amar says. “Young people can be cruel if one has such a problem, and as far as possible, I opened my mouth only to sing." He did have some therapy, but the problem continued well into his 20s, and still occurs in moments of tension. But training his voice for opera (he is a tenor) helped enormously, because it trains the tongue, the jaw muscles and so on.

Amar, who trained at the Guildhall School of Music and Drama in London, in France and the US under distinguished teachers has performed all over the world. He can speak English, French, German, and Italian fluently, and sings in these languages as well. He continues to train under Janice Chapman, the acclaimed Australian-born soprano and voice coach.

Of Amar’s role as Tamino in Mozart’s “The Magic Flute,” the critic Michael Tanner of The Spectator writes, “The most accomplished of the singers is Amar Muchhala, who performs Tamino in a way that puts him, as he should be, but almost never is, at the centre of the audience’s interest. Tamino tends, thanks to the deficiencies of the text, to alternate between being a wimp and a prig, but Muchhala, with his handsome looks, romantic acting and eloquent free singing, gives us a character who develops from being primarily conscious of his royal status to being concerned to discover the fullest potential of being human…”

I heard Amar sing, with Patricia Rosario (soprano) in Goa recently, but he’s performed in Mumbai at least twice. He was one of the performers in Jeet Thayil’s opera “Babur in London” (composer Edward Rushton based in Switzerland). It premiered in Zurich in 2012, then went on to London. (((But performances in India, intended to be the highlight of the tour were cancelled for “security reasons” though halls were booked and tickets sold. It may have been something to do with the subject matter: Babur returns as a ghost to confront jihadists. Allegedly, it would have affected religious sentiments. Amar thinks it may have had something to do with Jeet’s defence of Salman Rushdie at the Jaipur festival earlier this year.)))

And, his family? They were alarmed and appalled to begin with, because they couldn’t see how he could be financially secure with such a profession. But they are more than supportive now!

Education:

Sept.2006 - 2008

Guildhall School of Music and Drama, London Opera Course

Sept.2003 - 2006

Guildhall School of Music and Drama, London Bachelor of Music (Vocal Performance)

Master-classes:

José Cura, Carlo Rizzi, Patricia Rozario, Edith Wiens, Hans-Peter Blochwitz, Robert Dean, Jonathan Hinden, Neil Jenkins, Julian Gavin

Sept 1997 - May 2001

Franklin and Marshall College, USA Bachelor of Arts (Majors: Business Management & French Literature)

May - June, 1999

Dickinson College, Toulouse, France Summer Course in French Literature

Sept. 1999 - Jan. 2000

École Supérieure de Commerce, Dijon, France Study Abroad Program in Business Finance and French Literature


Performance Experience:

June-July 2013

Gloriana, Benjamin Britten (Cover - Earl of Essex Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, London, UK

February-June 2013

The Firework Makers Daugther, David Bruce ROH2/Opera North/The Opera Group, London, UK

March-December 2012

Babur in London, Edward Rushton (Mo) The Opera Group, London, England

February 2012

Cosi Fan Tutte, Mozart (Ferrando)HFMT, Hamburg, Germany

July 2011

Maria di Rohan, Donizetti (cover - Conte di Chalais) Buxton Opera House, England

July 2011

Mignon, Thomas (Frederik) Buxton Opera House, England

November 2009

Samling Masterclass with Thomas Allen, Isobel Buchanan, Paul Farington Newcastle, England

August-September 2009

The Opera Show, Dir. Mitch Sebastien Kilworth House Theatre, Leicestrshire, England

August 2008

Die Weisse Dame, Boielieu (Georg) Kammeroper Schloss Rheinsberg, Germany

July 2008

L'occasione f ail ladro, Rossini (Conte Alberto) Guildhall School of Music and Drama, London

March 2008

La vie parisienne, Offenbach (Frick, Prosper, cover Le Brazilien) Guildhall School of Music and Drama, London

November 2007

The Magic Flute, Mozart (Tamino) Guildhall School of Music and Drama, London

September 2007

The Magic Flute, Mozart (Tamino) British Youth Opera, London

June 2007

Capriccio, Strauss (M. Taupe and cover The Italian Tenor) Guildhall School of Music and Drama, London

April 2007

Pagliacci, leoncavallo (Beppe) Haddo Opera House, Scotland

July 2006

Monsieur Choufleuri, Offenbach (M. Ballandard and cover for Chrysodule Babylas) Venelles Festival 2006 Kaleidoscope des Arts Pluriels, France

July 2006

The Canterbury Pilgrims, George Dyson Huntingdon Philharmonic, England

Feb-March 2006

Falstaff, Verdi Guildhall School of Music and Drama, London

Feb-March 2005

Les Mamelles de Tiresias, Poulenc Guildhall School of Music and Drama, London

August 2002

The Fakir of Benares, opera by Leo Manuel National Centre of Performing Arts, Bombay, India

December 2002

Carmina Burana, Carl Orff National Centre of Performing Arts, Bombay, India


Coaches:

Eugene Asti, Robin Bowman, Roderick Brydon, Richard Jackson, Pamela Lidiard, Michael Lloyd, Elizabeth Marcus, Susan McCulloch, Emanuele Morris, Linnhe Robertson, Peter Robinson, Elizabeth Rowe, Stephen Rose, Lionel Friend, Dominic Wheeler

Eugene Asti, Robin Bowman, Roderick Brydon, Richard Jackson, Pamela Lidiard, Michael Lloyd, Elizabeth Marcus, Susan McCulloch, Emanuele Morris, Linnhe Robertson, Peter Robinson, Elizabeth Rowe, Stephen Rose, Lionel Friend, Dominic Wheeler

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MICHAEL TANNER, THE SPECTATOR, ON THE MAGIC FLUTE (BYO)

.....The most accomplished of the singers is Amar Muchala, originally from Bombay, who performs Tamino in a way that puts him, as he should be, but almost never is, at the centre of the audience's interest. Tamino tends, thanks to the deficiencies of the text, to alternate between being a wimp and a prig, but Muchala, with his handsome looks, romantic acting and eloquent, free singing, gives us a character who develops from being primarily conscious of his royal status to being concerned to discover the fullest potential of being human...

.....I'd be surprised if we don't see and hear a lot more of her and Muchala...

NICK KIMBERLY, THE EVENING STANDARD, ON THE MAGIC FLUTE(BYO)

... ...If Amar Muchhala's Tamino cuts a rather stiffer figure, his tenor is light and easy, with a hint of baritone adding weight...

STEPHEN PETITT, OPERA MAGAZINE, ON THE MAGIC FLUTE (BYO)

...There were some attractive voices on display. Amar Muchhala, as Tamino, made a wonderfully smooth sound...

MATTHEW BOYDEN, CLASSICAL SOURCE, ON DIE ZAUBERFLOTE (GSMD)

....The solo vocal star of the show was Amar Muchhala as Tamino......... he is musical, slim, handsome and an unfussy actor. He should go far.

DER TAGESSPIEGEL, GERMANY, ON DIE WEISSE DAME(http://www.tagesspiegel.de)

...Ohne schlechtes Gewissen darf der warm timbrierte Tenor Amar Muchhala sein politisch unkorrekt gewordenes Auftrittslied "O welche Lust, Soldat zu sein" auskosten - die in naiver Girlie-Attitüde lechzenden Dorfschönheiten sorgen dafür, dass man die schneidige Anmache auch heute noch versteht.

(The warm timbered Amar Muchhala was allowed to enjoy, his entry song "oh what fun, to be a soldier" which has become politically incorrect, without a bad conscience the village beauties take care, that one understands the snazzy erotica of that time even today by presenting their parts in a naive girlie attitude)

JULIANE FELSCH MÄRKISCHE ALLGEMEINE, GERMANY, ON DIE WEISSE DAME

..Mit Amar Muchhala, der mit "Komm', o holde Dame" eine der schwierigsten Tenorarien überhaupt meistert, steht zum ersten Mal in der Kammeroperngeschichte ein Inder auf der Bühne.

(Amar Muchhala, who has mastered "komm, O holde Dame" one of the most difficult Tenor aria, is the first Indian in the history of the Chamber opera, to stand on stage for the first time)

THE AMAR MUCHHALA STORY BY EUNICE D’SOUZA

By any standards, Amar Muchhala’s story is an extraordinary one, and it’s a pity I can give you only snippets of it. Muchhala, from a Gujarati business family in Mumbai left for the US when he was 18 to study Business Management at Franklin and Marshall College, Lancaster, Pennsylvania - Business and French Literature, as his majors, Astrophysics as his minor. Business and French Literature? “Yes,” he says, “Business alone would have been too boring. I had enough of it in Mumbai in the 11th and 12th standards.”

Obviously, he was expected to return and help with the family business. But by the time he completed his undergraduate work, he had decided he wanted a life in opera. He had been trained in Hindustani classical music in India, and, in any case loved singing. He says he was attracted to the various registers for male voices in opera. Male singers in Hindustani music tend to be baritones. “My voice never cracked,” Amar says. “It was high-pitched for a boy, and I was not comfortable with the register available in Hindustani music. Besides that, there was, more than the music, the unamplified voice, the drama, costumes, and the bow at the end when I kept thinking, Who would believe…”

"I was a bad stammerer,” Amar says. “Young people can be cruel if one has such a problem, and as far as possible, I opened my mouth only to sing." He did have some therapy, but the problem continued well into his 20s, and still occurs in moments of tension. But training his voice for opera (he is a tenor) helped enormously, because it trains the tongue, the jaw muscles and so on.

Amar, who trained at the Guildhall School of Music and Drama in London, in France and the US under distinguished teachers has performed all over the world. He can speak English, French, German, and Italian fluently, and sings in these languages as well. He continues to train under Janice Chapman, the acclaimed Australian-born soprano and voice coach.

Of Amar’s role as Tamino in Mozart’s “The Magic Flute,” the critic Michael Tanner of The Spectator writes, “The most accomplished of the singers is Amar Muchhala, who performs Tamino in a way that puts him, as he should be, but almost never is, at the centre of the audience’s interest. Tamino tends, thanks to the deficiencies of the text, to alternate between being a wimp and a prig, but Muchhala, with his handsome looks, romantic acting and eloquent free singing, gives us a character who develops from being primarily conscious of his royal status to being concerned to discover the fullest potential of being human…”

I heard Amar sing, with Patricia Rosario (soprano) in Goa recently, but he’s performed in Mumbai at least twice. He was one of the performers in Jeet Thayil’s opera “Babur in London” (composer Edward Rushton based in Switzerland). It premiered in Zurich in 2012, then went on to London. (((But performances in India, intended to be the highlight of the tour were cancelled for “security reasons” though halls were booked and tickets sold. It may have been something to do with the subject matter: Babur returns as a ghost to confront jihadists. Allegedly, it would have affected religious sentiments. Amar thinks it may have had something to do with Jeet’s defence of Salman Rushdie at the Jaipur festival earlier this year.)))

And, his family? They were alarmed and appalled to begin with, because they couldn’t see how he could be financially secure with such a profession. But they are more than supportive now!

Education:

Sept.2006 - 2008

Guildhall School of Music and Drama, London Opera Course

Sept.2003 - 2006

Guildhall School of Music and Drama, London Bachelor of Music (Vocal Performance)

Master-classes:

José Cura, Carlo Rizzi, Patricia Rozario, Edith Wiens, Hans-Peter Blochwitz, Robert Dean, Jonathan Hinden, Neil Jenkins, Julian Gavin

Sept 1997 - May 2001

Franklin and Marshall College, USA Bachelor of Arts (Majors: Business Management & French Literature)

May - June, 1999

Dickinson College, Toulouse, France Summer Course in French Literature

Sept. 1999 - Jan. 2000

École Supérieure de Commerce, Dijon, France Study Abroad Program in Business Finance and French Literature


Performance Experience:

June-July 2013

Gloriana, Benjamin Britten (Cover - Earl of Essex Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, London, UK

February-June 2013

The Firework Makers Daugther, David Bruce ROH2/Opera North/The Opera Group, London, UK

March-December 2012

Babur in London, Edward Rushton (Mo) The Opera Group, London, England

February 2012

Cosi Fan Tutte, Mozart (Ferrando)HFMT, Hamburg, Germany

July 2011

Maria di Rohan, Donizetti (cover - Conte di Chalais) Buxton Opera House, England

July 2011

Mignon, Thomas (Frederik) Buxton Opera House, England

November 2009

Samling Masterclass with Thomas Allen, Isobel Buchanan, Paul Farington Newcastle, England

August-September 2009

The Opera Show, Dir. Mitch Sebastien Kilworth House Theatre, Leicestrshire, England

August 2008

Die Weisse Dame, Boielieu (Georg) Kammeroper Schloss Rheinsberg, Germany

July 2008

L'occasione f ail ladro, Rossini (Conte Alberto) Guildhall School of Music and Drama, London

March 2008

La vie parisienne, Offenbach (Frick, Prosper, cover Le Brazilien) Guildhall School of Music and Drama, London

November 2007

The Magic Flute, Mozart (Tamino) Guildhall School of Music and Drama, London

September 2007

The Magic Flute, Mozart (Tamino) British Youth Opera, London

June 2007

Capriccio, Strauss (M. Taupe and cover The Italian Tenor) Guildhall School of Music and Drama, London

April 2007

Pagliacci, leoncavallo (Beppe) Haddo Opera House, Scotland

July 2006

Monsieur Choufleuri, Offenbach (M. Ballandard and cover for Chrysodule Babylas) Venelles Festival 2006 Kaleidoscope des Arts Pluriels, France

July 2006

The Canterbury Pilgrims, George Dyson Huntingdon Philharmonic, England

Feb-March 2006

Falstaff, Verdi Guildhall School of Music and Drama, London

Feb-March 2005

Les Mamelles de Tiresias, Poulenc Guildhall School of Music and Drama, London

August 2002

The Fakir of Benares, opera by Leo Manuel National Centre of Performing Arts, Bombay, India

December 2002

Carmina Burana, Carl Orff National Centre of Performing Arts, Bombay, India


Coaches:

Eugene Asti, Robin Bowman, Roderick Brydon, Richard Jackson, Pamela Lidiard, Michael Lloyd, Elizabeth Marcus, Susan McCulloch, Emanuele Morris, Linnhe Robertson, Peter Robinson, Elizabeth Rowe, Stephen Rose, Lionel Friend, Dominic Wheeler

Eugene Asti, Robin Bowman, Roderick Brydon, Richard Jackson, Pamela Lidiard, Michael Lloyd, Elizabeth Marcus, Susan McCulloch, Emanuele Morris, Linnhe Robertson, Peter Robinson, Elizabeth Rowe, Stephen Rose, Lionel Friend, Dominic Wheeler

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Amar
Muchhala
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Amar Muchhala was born in Bombay, India. Having completed his studies at the Guildhall School of Music and Drama on its world renowned Opera Course he continues his vocal training with Janice Chapman. He has also studied in masterclasses with maestro José


His training in western classical music began at Franklin & Marshall College, USA, where he completed his degree in Business Management and French Literature.


He made his debut in Germany with Kammeroper Schloss Rheinsberg in their production of Boieldieu's Die Weisse Dame, singing the lead role of "Georg".


"Amar Muchhala, who has mastered “komm, O holde Dame” one of themost difficult Tenor aria, is the first Indian in the history of the Chamber opera, to stand on stage for the first time" ..Ma?rkische Allgemeine, Germany


Roles include Essex (cover) Gloriana, Britten for the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden and Chulak in the world premiere of David Bruce's The Firework Maker's Daughter in a co-production between the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, The Opera Group and Ope


Other operatic roles include Tamino The Magic Flute (British Youth Opera), Beppe Pagliacci (Haddo House Opera), Count Alberto L'occasione fa il Ladro, Rossini, The Italian tenor Capriccio, Strauss, Le brazilien/Frick/Prosper La Vie Parisienne, Offenbach,


Future Engagements include two productions with the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden- Glare, a new opera by Søren Nils Eichberg at the Linbury Studio Theatre and a Michael Boyd production of Monteverdi’s Orfeo, where he will play Apollo and Shepherd.

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MICHAEL TANNER, THE SPECTATOR, ON THE MAGIC FLUTE (BYO)

.....The most accomplished of the singers is Amar Muchala, originally from Bombay, who performs Tamino in a way that puts him, as he should be, but almost never is, at the centre of the audience's interest. Tamino tends, thanks to the deficiencies of the text, to alternate between being a wimp and a prig, but Muchala, with his handsome looks, romantic acting and eloquent, free singing, gives us a character who develops from being primarily conscious of his royal status to being concerned to discover the fullest potential of being human...

.....I'd be surprised if we don't see and hear a lot more of her and Muchala...

NICK KIMBERLY, THE EVENING STANDARD, ON THE MAGIC FLUTE(BYO)

... ...If Amar Muchhala's Tamino cuts a rather stiffer figure, his tenor is light and easy, with a hint of baritone adding weight...

STEPHEN PETITT, OPERA MAGAZINE, ON THE MAGIC FLUTE (BYO)

...There were some attractive voices on display. Amar Muchhala, as Tamino, made a wonderfully smooth sound...

MATTHEW BOYDEN, CLASSICAL SOURCE, ON DIE ZAUBERFLOTE (GSMD)

....The solo vocal star of the show was Amar Muchhala as Tamino......... he is musical, slim, handsome and an unfussy actor. He should go far.

DER TAGESSPIEGEL, GERMANY, ON DIE WEISSE DAME(http://www.tagesspiegel.de)

...Ohne schlechtes Gewissen darf der warm timbrierte Tenor Amar Muchhala sein politisch unkorrekt gewordenes Auftrittslied "O welche Lust, Soldat zu sein" auskosten - die in naiver Girlie-Attitüde lechzenden Dorfschönheiten sorgen dafür, dass man die schneidige Anmache auch heute noch versteht.

(The warm timbered Amar Muchhala was allowed to enjoy, his entry song "oh what fun, to be a soldier" which has become politically incorrect, without a bad conscience the village beauties take care, that one understands the snazzy erotica of that time even today by presenting their parts in a naive girlie attitude)

JULIANE FELSCH MÄRKISCHE ALLGEMEINE, GERMANY, ON DIE WEISSE DAME

..Mit Amar Muchhala, der mit "Komm', o holde Dame" eine der schwierigsten Tenorarien überhaupt meistert, steht zum ersten Mal in der Kammeroperngeschichte ein Inder auf der Bühne.

(Amar Muchhala, who has mastered "komm, O holde Dame" one of the most difficult Tenor aria, is the first Indian in the history of the Chamber opera, to stand on stage for the first time)

THE AMAR MUCHHALA STORY BY EUNICE D’SOUZA

By any standards, Amar Muchhala’s story is an extraordinary one, and it’s a pity I can give you only snippets of it. Muchhala, from a Gujarati business family in Mumbai left for the US when he was 18 to study Business Management at Franklin and Marshall College, Lancaster, Pennsylvania - Business and French Literature, as his majors, Astrophysics as his minor. Business and French Literature? “Yes,” he says, “Business alone would have been too boring. I had enough of it in Mumbai in the 11th and 12th standards.”

Obviously, he was expected to return and help with the family business. But by the time he completed his undergraduate work, he had decided he wanted a life in opera. He had been trained in Hindustani classical music in India, and, in any case loved singing. He says he was attracted to the various registers for male voices in opera. Male singers in Hindustani music tend to be baritones. “My voice never cracked,” Amar says. “It was high-pitched for a boy, and I was not comfortable with the register available in Hindustani music. Besides that, there was, more than the music, the unamplified voice, the drama, costumes, and the bow at the end when I kept thinking, Who would believe…”

"I was a bad stammerer,” Amar says. “Young people can be cruel if one has such a problem, and as far as possible, I opened my mouth only to sing." He did have some therapy, but the problem continued well into his 20s, and still occurs in moments of tension. But training his voice for opera (he is a tenor) helped enormously, because it trains the tongue, the jaw muscles and so on.

Education:

Sept.2006 - 2008

Guildhall School of Music and Drama, London Opera Course

Sept.2003 - 2006

Guildhall School of Music and Drama, London Bachelor of Music (Vocal Performance)

Master-classes:

José Cura, Carlo Rizzi, Patricia Rozario, Edith Wiens, Hans-Peter Blochwitz, Robert Dean, Jonathan Hinden, Neil Jenkins, Julian Gavin

Sept 1997 - May 2001

Franklin and Marshall College, USA Bachelor of Arts (Majors: Business Management & French Literature)

May - June, 1999

Dickinson College, Toulouse, France Summer Course in French Literature

Sept. 1999 - Jan. 2000

École Supérieure de Commerce, Dijon, France Study Abroad Program in Business Finance and French Literature


Performance Experience:

June-July 2013

Gloriana, Benjamin Britten (Cover - Earl of Essex Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, London, UK

February-June 2013

The Firework Makers Daugther, David Bruce ROH2/Opera North/The Opera Group, London, UK

March-December 2012

Babur in London, Edward Rushton (Mo) The Opera Group, London, England

February 2012

Cosi Fan Tutte, Mozart (Ferrando)HFMT, Hamburg, Germany

July 2011

Maria di Rohan, Donizetti (cover - Conte di Chalais) Buxton Opera House, England

July 2011

Mignon, Thomas (Frederik) Buxton Opera House, England

November 2009

Samling Masterclass with Thomas Allen, Isobel Buchanan, Paul Farington Newcastle, England

August-September 2009

The Opera Show, Dir. Mitch Sebastien Kilworth House Theatre, Leicestrshire, England

August 2008

Die Weisse Dame, Boielieu (Georg) Kammeroper Schloss Rheinsberg, Germany

July 2008

L'occasione f ail ladro, Rossini (Conte Alberto) Guildhall School of Music and Drama, London

March 2008

La vie parisienne, Offenbach (Frick, Prosper, cover Le Brazilien) Guildhall School of Music and Drama, London

November 2007

The Magic Flute, Mozart (Tamino) Guildhall School of Music and Drama, London

September 2007

The Magic Flute, Mozart (Tamino) British Youth Opera, London

June 2007

Capriccio, Strauss (M. Taupe and cover The Italian Tenor) Guildhall School of Music and Drama, London

April 2007

Pagliacci, leoncavallo (Beppe) Haddo Opera House, Scotland

July 2006

Monsieur Choufleuri, Offenbach (M. Ballandard and cover for Chrysodule Babylas) Venelles Festival 2006 Kaleidoscope des Arts Pluriels, France

July 2006

The Canterbury Pilgrims, George Dyson Huntingdon Philharmonic, England

Feb-March 2006

Falstaff, Verdi Guildhall School of Music and Drama, London

Feb-March 2005

Les Mamelles de Tiresias, Poulenc Guildhall School of Music and Drama, London

August 2002

The Fakir of Benares, opera by Leo Manuel National Centre of Performing Arts, Bombay, India

December 2002

Carmina Burana, Carl Orff National Centre of Performing Arts, Bombay, India


Coaches:

Eugene Asti, Robin Bowman, Roderick Brydon, Richard Jackson, Pamela Lidiard, Michael Lloyd, Elizabeth Marcus, Susan McCulloch, Emanuele Morris, Linnhe Robertson, Peter Robinson, Elizabeth Rowe, Stephen Rose, Lionel Friend, Dominic Wheeler

Eugene Asti, Robin Bowman, Roderick Brydon, Richard Jackson, Pamela Lidiard, Michael Lloyd, Elizabeth Marcus, Susan McCulloch, Emanuele Morris, Linnhe Robertson, Peter Robinson, Elizabeth Rowe, Stephen Rose, Lionel Friend, Dominic Wheeler

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Amar Muchhala was born in Bombay, India. Having completed his studies at the Guildhall School of Music and Drama on its world renowned Opera Course he continues his vocal training with Janice Chapman. He has also studied in masterclasses with maestro José


His training in western classical music began at Franklin & Marshall College, USA, where he completed his degree in Business Management and French Literature.


He made his debut in Germany with Kammeroper Schloss Rheinsberg in their production of Boieldieu's Die Weisse Dame, singing the lead role of "Georg".


"Amar Muchhala, who has mastered “komm, O holde Dame” one of themost difficult Tenor aria, is the first Indian in the history of the Chamber opera, to stand on stage for the first time" ..Ma?rkische Allgemeine, Germany


Roles include Essex (cover) Gloriana, Britten for the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden and Chulak in the world premiere of David Bruce's The Firework Maker's Daughter in a co-production between the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, The Opera Group and Ope


Other operatic roles include Tamino The Magic Flute (British Youth Opera), Beppe Pagliacci (Haddo House Opera), Count Alberto L'occasione fa il Ladro, Rossini, The Italian tenor Capriccio, Strauss, Le brazilien/Frick/Prosper La Vie Parisienne, Offenbach,


Future Engagements include two productions with the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden- Glare, a new opera by Søren Nils Eichberg at the Linbury Studio Theatre and a Michael Boyd production of Monteverdi’s Orfeo, where he will play Apollo and Shepherd.

 
Tamino - Die Zauberflöte, MOZART
 
Don Ottavio - Don Giovanni, MOZART
 
Ferrando - Cosi Fan Tutte - MOZART
 
Nemorino - L'elisir d'amore, DONIZETTI
 
Ernesto - Don Pasquale, DONIZETTI
 
Fenton - Die Lustigen weiber von Windsor - OTTO NICOLAI
 
Count Almaviva - Il barbiere di Siviglia,ROSSINI
 
The Italian Tenor - CAPRICCIO, STRAUSS
 
Fenton - FALSTAFF, VERDI
 
Earl of Essex - GLORIANA, BENJAMIN BRITTEN
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Tamino - Die Zauberflöte, MOZART
 
Don Ottavio - Don Giovanni, MOZART
 
Ferrando - Cosi Fan Tutte - MOZART
 
Nemorino - L'elisir d'amore, DONIZETTI
 
Ernesto - Don Pasquale, DONIZETTI
 
Fenton - Die Lustigen weiber von Windsor - OTTO NICOLAI
 
Count Almaviva - Il barbiere di Siviglia,ROSSINI
 
The Italian Tenor - CAPRICCIO, STRAUSS
 
Fenton - FALSTAFF, VERDI
 
Earl of Essex - GLORIANA, BENJAMIN BRITTEN
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Tamino - Die Zauberflöte, MOZART
 
Don Ottavio - Don Giovanni, MOZART
 
Ferrando - Cosi Fan Tutte - MOZART
 
Nemorino - L'elisir d'amore, DONIZETTI
 
Ernesto - Don Pasquale, DONIZETTI
 
Fenton - Die Lustigen weiber von Windsor - OTTO NICOLAI
 
Count Almaviva - Il barbiere di Siviglia,ROSSINI
 
The Italian Tenor - CAPRICCIO, STRAUSS
 
Fenton - FALSTAFF, VERDI
 
Earl of Essex - GLORIANA, BENJAMIN BRITTEN
 
Tamino - Die Zauberflöte, MOZART
 
Don Ottavio - Don Giovanni, MOZART
 
Ferrando - Cosi Fan Tutte - MOZART
 
Nemorino - L'elisir d'amore, DONIZETTI
 
Ernesto - Don Pasquale, DONIZETTI
 
Fenton - Die Lustigen weiber von Windsor - OTTO NICOLAI
 
Count Almaviva - Il barbiere di Siviglia,ROSSINI
 
The Italian Tenor - CAPRICCIO, STRAUSS
 
Fenton - FALSTAFF, VERDI
 
Earl of Essex - GLORIANA, BENJAMIN BRITTEN
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