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Robert Urban-Nagy is a versatile opera singer, operetta bonvivant, actor. He began to learn singing in Hungary as a church organist and cantor. When he finished his sacral music studies he has been continuing to learn opera singing at Béla Bartók Conservatory of Music and Franz Liszt Academy of Music in Budapest.

His debut was as Ferrando in Cosí fan tutte  by Mozart in Debrecen, Hungary where he was lead tenor for many years. He has also appiered  in Budapest at the Hungarian State Opera, at Madách Theatre, at National Theatre of Pécs, at Csiki Gergely Theatre, at National Theatre of Szeged, at Szigligeti Theatre, at Divadlo Thalia Theatre of Košice, at Turai Ida Theatre, at Petőfi Theatre, at Csiky Gergely Theatre, in National Opera Festival of Miskolc. He was lead tenor and bonvivant through 5 years at National Theatre of Miskolc and a member of the Hungarian Interoperett in Budapest trough 4 years. The New Year's Interoperett performances was broadcast to a word-wide audience by  Duna Television through many years.

As a guest singer he worked in Sardinia, in Italy, in Corsican towns, in France, Austria, Poland, Slovakia and Croatia.  He sang at opera concerts in Germany, Switzerland and Czech Republic with accompany of the Symphonic Orchestra from Prague conducted by Hans Richter. He sung Tamino The Magic Flute wich was  performed in more than 15 cities in the Netherlands.

His many opera and operetta roles have included Ramiro Cinderella, Belmonte Elopement from the Seraglio, Basilio Marriage of Figaro, Paolino The Secret Marriage, Ismael Nabucco, Adorno Simon Boccanegra, Lensky Eugene Onegin, Hoffmann Tales of Hoffmann, Arturo Lucia di Lammermoor, Pong Turandot, Erik The Flying Dutchman
Eisenstein The Bat, Guido and Caramello A night in Venice, Camille de Rosillon The Merry Widow.

As tenor soloist his oratories and other concerts have also included B minor Messe by Bach, Te Deum by Bruckner, Requiem by Dvorak and by Mozart, Stabat Mater by Rossini.
Symphony No. 9 by Beethoven which was held in front of 150 000 people and broadcasted on several television.

Robert has been living in the UK since 2012. He also appiered in the Caerleon Arts Festival, as a tenor soloist in the Blaenavon Male Choir's concerts and at the Bristol Opera. He represents the operatic tasks in Tenuto International Singing Group.

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