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Leo Balkovetz
  • Federico in L'amico Fritz, 2024

Leo Balkovetz (tenor) is a performer and librettist in the Boston area. He has performed in the world premieres of Reap What You Soul (Guy) with Promenade Opera Project and NIGHTTOWN (Buck Mulligan) with Lowell House Opera, and a touring production of Mr. Twister (Bobby), an opera for children. In 2024, you can also see him in “I Pagliacci” (Beppe) with Opera51. Off stage, Leo penned the libretto for Quinn Gutman’s “Violetta” a queer re-telling of Verdi’s “La Traviata” , and a modern treatment of Mozart’s “La Clemenza di Tito for Opera del West’s 2023 season and as NEMPAC’s 2024 Artistic Associate and supertitlist for “Orfeo Ed Eurydice” and is a FUSE collaborative poet for Catalyst New Music’s 2024 season. Find out more at www.leobalkovetz.com

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