Guy de Mey Biography (Wikipedia)
Guy de Mey (born 4 August 1955) is a Belgian tenor from Sint-Niklaas. He studied with Stella Dalberg, Erna Spoorenberg, Peter Pears and Éric Tappy.
It all began in 1975 when he won the first prize at the Belgian National Pro Civitate competition (now Axion Classics). Since then he can look back on an international career with hundreds of concerts and opera performances throughout Europe, the United States, Canada, Israël and Japan. He made his debut at the Royal Opera House in Cavalli's La Calisto and at La Scala in Káťa Kabanová as Tichon under John Eliot Gardiner and Ariadne auf Naxos under Jeffrey Tate.
Other engagements since 2006 included guest performances in Zürich (first under J. E. Gardiner in L'étoile (Chabrier) and later under Christoph von Dohnányi as Tanzmeister in Ariadne auf Naxos; at Bavarian State Opera Munich he appeared in the world premiere of Alice in Wonderland by Unsuk Chin, as Monsieur Triquet in Krzysztof Warlikowski's production of Eugene Onegin, in Idomeneo and Ariadne auf Naxos all under the direction of Kent Nagano and Bertrand de Billy; at Teatro Real de Madrid as Tichon in Káťa Kabanová under Jiří Bělohlávek, at the Dutch National Opera in the The Makropulos Affair as Vitek under Yannick Nézet-Séguin and at Gran Teatro del Liceu, Barcelona, in Monteverdi's L'incoronazione di Poppea under Harry Bicket.
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