©2019 by Tapani Plathan.






Bass Tapani Plathan studied singing in Sibelius Academy, Helsinki, Finland, and made his debut at the Finnish National Opera in 2012. He was a member of the Landestheater Coburg solo ensemble in the season 2014-2015, performing in roles such as Osmin (Die Entführung aus dem Serail) and Colline (La Boheme), and at Saarländisches Staatstheater Saarbrücken in 2015-2016, where he was seen as Leporello (Don Giovanni). After that, he has been based in his home town of Helsinki, and has since performed as a guest in opera houses around Europe. In the season 2016-2017, he made a double debut in Berlin, first as Sarastro (Die Zauberflöte) in Komische Oper Berlin, then as Bonzo (Madama Butterfly) in Staatsoper Berlin. As a guest Plathan has also performed such roles as Colline (La Boheme) in Metz, Leporello (Don Giovanni) in Savonlinna Opera Festival and Croatian National Opera Rijeka, and latest, Doktor (Wozzeck) in Finnish National Opera.




Leporello           Mozart: Don Giovanni

Doktor              Berg: Wozzeck

Dulcamara        Donizetti: L´elisir d´amore

Colline             Puccini: La Boheme

Osmin              Mozart: Die Entführung aus dem Serail

Sarastro            Mozart: Die Zauberflöte

Sprecher           Mozart: Die Zauberflöte

Ratsumies          Sallinen: Ratsumies

Zuniga              Bizet: Carmen

Masetto             Mozart: Don Giovanni

Don Bartolo        Mozart: Le Nozze di Figaro

Dottore Grenvil    Verdi: La Traviata

Bonzo               Puccini: Madama Butterfly

Angelotti            Puccini: Tosca

Death                Holst: Savitri

Cold Genius       Purcell: King Arthur

2. Soldat            R. Strauss: Salome

1. Nazarene       R. Strauss: Salome

2. Geharnischter  Mozart: Die Zauberflöte

Strojnik               Janacek: Die Sache Makropulos

Simone              Puccini: Gianni Schicchi