Tenor Paul Curievici made his debut with the Royal Opera House Covent Garden as Jack Worthing in Gerald Barry's The Importance of Being Earnest, a role he is reprising for the company at the Barbican Theatre and with the New York Philarmonic at the Lincoln Center. In recent seasons he has made debuts at Zürich Opera (as Jack in Mahagonny and Guidobaldo in Schreker's Die Gezeichneten), on the main stage of the Royal Opera Covent Garden (in Salome), at the Komische Oper Berlin (the title role in Candide), the Royal Danish Opera (Ades' The Exterminating Angel), and Opera Nationale de Montpellier (Flute in A Midsummer Night's Dream, Melot in Tristan und Isolde). In season 19/20, plans include returns to Zürich (Graf Elemer in Robert Carsen's new production of Arabella) and Copenhagen (Pirelli in Sweeney Todd and Melot in Tristan und Isolde under Lothar Koenigs) as well as a house debut at Theater St Gallen in George Benjamin's Lessons in Love and Violence.
Other recent performances and include creating the role of Eames in The Virtues of Things for the Linbury Theatre at ROH, Gérard in Philip Glass' Les Enfants Terribles for the Royal Opera and Royal Ballet at the Barbican, Vanya Kudras in Katya Kabanova for Opera Holland Park, Basilio and Curzio in The Marriage of Figaro for Scottish Opera, Pedrillo in Die Entführung aus dem Serail for Grange Festival, Sandy in Maxwell Davies' The Lighthouse for Shadwell Opera, the title role in Faust for Clonter Opera, and creating the role of Titorelli in Philip Glass' The Trial for ROH Linbury. He made his debut as Sam Kaplan in Street Scene at the Young Vic, reprising the role at the Theatre du Chatelet, Paris, and the Liceu, Barcelona.
On the concert platform Paul has recently played Luzio in Wagner's Das Liebesverbot for the Chelsea Opera Group, 2nd Jew and Slave in Salome for both Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra and Orchestre National de Lyon, and Tierhändler in Der Rosenkavalier for CBSO. Much in demand for oratorio and song, he has performed Finzi's A Young Man's Exhortation with Iain Burnside and recently joined the company of the Finborough Theatre's It Is Easy To Be Dead, singing English and German Songs of the Great War era. He is a proud winner of Scottish Opera's John Scott Award and British Youth Opera's Basil Turner Prize.