Sunday, August 14, 2016

Introducing Argentinian Bass-Barihunk Mariano Gladic

Mariano Gladic after Don Juan (left) in Buenos Aires
Bass-Barihunk Mariano Gladic just wrapped up a three performance run of composer Santiago Villalba's new opera Don Juan, which is based on a play by Leopoldo Marechal. The piece was commissioned by the Teatro Colón Experimentation Center & Higher Institute of Arts and performed in their small theater.

A reader in Argentina, who attended the performance and suggested Mariano Gladic for the site. He was born in Mar del Plata on the Atlantic coast of Argentina, where he started his musical studies at the conservatory. He continued his studies in Buenos Aires, where he got immersed in acting, working with Héctor Bidonde, Helena Tritek, and Rubén Szuchmacher. He was a member of the company Futuro Anterior directed by Silvio Lang. Gladic has extensive experience as an actor and performed in the International Acting Festival in Havana, receiving a nomination for the A.C.E. awards and the Teatro del Mundo awards. 

Mariano Gladic
Gladic was a member of Periferia Vocal and Orfeon de Buenos Aires. His opera roles include Handel’s Ariodante, Don Giovanni, Die Zauberflöte, Così fan tutte, Le Nozze di Figaro, Rigoletto, and La bohème. He was one of the winners of the 8th Concurso Alejandro Cordero at the Instituto Superior de Arte del Teatro Colón.

You can listen to Gladic Juan Carlos Cobián's classic 1936 tango "Nostalgias" at the Americas Society by clicking HERE.

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