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John Paul Huckle

Bass John Paul Huckle studied at Indiana University under the legendary bass Giorgio Tozzi. He made his professional debut as Sparafucile in Rigoletto with Cleveland Opera. After further studies, he moved to Europe and became a member of the Young Ensemble of the Deutsche Oper Berlin, where he performed roles such as Steuermann (The Flying Dutchman) and Second Armored Guard (The Magic Flute). During his time in Berlin, he also made his debut in Italy at the Teatro Regio di Turino in smaller roles in Boris Godunov, Madama Butterfly and Parsifal. Huckle then joined the ensemble of the Teatro Carlo Felice Genova, and made his debut as Simone in Gianni Schicchi alongside Rolando Panerei. His roles encompassed Timur in Turandot, Colline in La Bohème, Frère Laurent in Roméo et Juliette, Dansker in Billy Budd and Zuniga in Carmen. More recent career highlights include Angelotti in Tosca at the Festival Lyrique-en-Mer; Zio Bonzo in Madama Butterfly and Dottore Grenvil in La Traviata at the Teatro Carlo Felice Genova; King Marke in Tristan und Isolde with the Janácek Philharmonic Orchestra; and Quinault in Adriana Lecouvreur at the Teatro Carlo Felice Genova.