Lithuanian bass-baritone Igor Bakan is an ensemble member at Theater an der Wien, with appearances including Don Magnifico in La Cenerentola, Publio in La Clemenza di Tito and Dr. Grenvil in La Traviata. He sings the role of Pietro in a new Decca recording of Simon Boccanegra. From 2010 to 2012, he was an ensemble member at the Vlaamse Opera. He performed Oroe in Semiramide at the 2011 Edinburgh Festival. In 2009/10, he was a member of the International Opera Studio of the Zürich Opera House. In 2008/09, he was a member of the Opera Studio at Munich’s Bavarian State Opera.