By Francisco Salazar
Florian Sempey has signed with Askonas Holt for representation.
Sempey will be represented by Dominic Domingo and Flo Rivington for general management.
The French baritone is well known for performing the role of Figaro in “Il Barbiere di Siviglia” at the Opéra de Paris, the Royal Opera House, the Opera di Roma, the New National Theatre in Tokyo and the Théâtre des Champs-Elysées.
He is also well-known for his interpretations of Belcore in “L’Elisir d’Amore, Guglielmo in “Così fan tutte.” He recently released “Rossini: Figaro? Sì!,” his first solo recording on Alpha Classics with the Orchestre National Bordeaux Aquitaine.
This season the baritone will perform Papageno in “Die Zauberflöte” with Théâtre des Champs-Elysées and Les Siècles, and as Alphonse XI in “La Favorite” at the Festival Donizetti followed by Opéra national de Bordeaux. He will also make appearances at the Festival d’Aix-en-Provence, Bayerische Staatsoper and Opéra National de Paris.