Franco-Italian Bass

Ugo Rabec
Franco-Italian Bass & Violonist

Ugo Rabec

Franco-Italian Bass

Ugo Rabec started studying violin at age four. He began to study singing with Elena Vassilieva in 2000 and was a member of Atelier Lyrique at the Paris Opera from 2005 to 2008. In 2007, he received the lyrical awards from Cercle Carpeaux and AROP 2006-2007. He was selected for the Academy of Verbier Festival in 2008. He followed the master classes of Claudio Desderi, Barbara Bonney, Angelika Kirchschlager, Guillemette Laurens, Raúl Giménez….

He interprets the French, Italian, German and Slavic repertoire of “Noble Bass”. He has already incarnated – on stage – Don Alfonso, Così fan tutte at Rennes Opera ; Alidoro, Cenerentola at Wildbad Festival ; Collatinus, The rape of Lucretia at Paris Athénée Theater ; Il commissario Imperiale, Madama Butterfly at Bastille Opera ; Barlow, Le Maudit des Mers at Vienna Konzerthaus ; Pluton, Hippolyte et Aricie at Palais Garnier ; Commendatore, Don Giovanni at Bobigny Theater ; Monterone, Rigoletto at Rennes Opera ; Il Frate, Don Carlo at Bilbao ; Le Bailli, Werther at Trieste ; Max, Le Chalet at Toulon ;  Zuniga, Carmen at Rennes ; Il Bonzo, Madama Butterfly at Limoges….

He has already been welcomed by houses such as Opera Bastille, Palais Garnier, Opera Comique, TCE and Salle Pleyel in Paris, Vienna Konzerthaus, London, Bilbao, Trieste, Versailles, Strasbourg, Rennes, Nantes, Montpellier, Metz, Mulhouse,Toulon Verbier and Wildbad Festival….

He worked with well-acclaimed music directors such as: Daniel Oren, Valery Gergiev, Philippe Jordan, Marc Minkowski, Vasily Petrenko, Evelino Pido, Pinchas Steinberg, Jeffrey Tate, Carlo Rizzi, Alain Altinoglu, Michael Schønwandt, Paavo Järvi….

And he was directed by Robert Carsen, Olivier Py, Willy Decker, Keith Warner, Nikolaus Lehnhoff, Robert Wilson, Coline Serreau, André Engel, Lev Dodine, Gilbert Deflo….


  • Gabriel FAURE “Requiem
  • Louis DIETSCH “Le Maudit des mers
  • Adolphe ADAM “Le Chalet
  • Steve SHEHAN “Hang with you

DVD / TV-Productions

  • Mireille“ GOUNOD/Paris Opera Garnier
  • Andrea Chénier” GIORDANO/Paris Opera Bastille
  • Salome“ STRAUSS/Medici Tv Verbier Festival
  • La Fanciulla del West” PUCCINI/Paris Opera Bastille