Krisztián Cser (Bass-Baritone) - APA Artists' Management Alexandra Mercer - www.apaartistsmanagement.com Born into a family of musicians, he first began a career as a physicist before switching to singing, studying at the Liszt Academy of Music under Éva Marton. He made his debut in the Bach Johannes Passion and continues to appear regularly in concert. He is winner of many scholarships, prizes and competitions, including the József Simándy Singing Competition, finalist in the Montserrate Caballe Singing Competition, and was awarded a Special Prize at the Geneva Competition. He won the Annie Fischer scholarship, the Prize for the Hungarian Youth of March and was awarded the 2011 Wagner Society Scholarship. He made his operatic debut in Spoleto as Don Magnifico Cenerentola. He went on to join the Hungarian State Opera, singing many roles with the company. He has also toured widely, appearing as Bluebeard Bluebeard’s Castle in the opera’s first performance in China, a role that he has subsequently made his own.