In 2016, Shane Lowrencev sang Escamillo (Carmen) and Schaunard (La bohème) for Opera Australia and Hunding in Die Walküre for the Adelaide Symphony Orchestra. In 2017, he appears as Scarpia (Tosca), Escamillo and Shaunard for the national company and is soloist with the Melbourne, Tasmanian and West Australian Symphony Orchestras.
Shane is a full-time principal artist with Opera Australia. His roles have included – Baron Scarpia in Tosca, title roles in Le nozze di Figaro and Don Giovanni, Escamillo in Carmen, Schaunard in La bohème, principal bass roles in Bliss, La fanciulla de West and A Midsummer Night’s Dream and many others. He also sang Colline in La bohème for West Australian Opera.
Shane has enjoyed a distinguished career on the concert platform having performed the bass solos in Handel’s Judas Maccabaeus, Messiah, La Resurrezione; Mendelssohn’s Elijah, Mozart’s Requiem and many others.
In 2014, Shane Lowrencev reprised the roles of Schaunard and Escamillo and starred in two of Opera Australia’s new productions – as Prince Selim in Il turco in Italia and Leporello in Don Giovanni. The following year, he sang Scarpia, Leporello, Schaunard and The Count (in a new production of Le nozze di Figaro); he also took the role of Brander in the Melbourne Symphony’s performances of Le damnation de Faust.
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