Bechara Moufarej was born in Lebanon and is one of the few Lenanese opera singers who has started pursuing an international operatic career. After graduating the M.A. in Lebanon, in 2009, he has continued his studies in Italy and subsequently joined the opera studio back in his home town, Beirut, in 2013.
Bechara Moufarrej has continued to delight audiences worldwide in some of the most celebrated venues, playing some of the greatest leading operatic roles and collaborating with renowned vocal coaches, conductors and orchestras. During his studies, he has attended masterclasses with Maestros Michaella Mingheras in France, Simone Alaimo in Palermo, Vittoria Alaimo and Sylvana Ferraro in Rome.
Bechara has collaborated with the Lebanese Orchestra, Filarmonica Romana and Orchestra Giovanile Italiana under the direction of conductors: Harout Fazlian, Lubnan Baalbaki, Father Toufik, Alberto Maniaci and Nicola Pascowski. His most recent appearances include the opera houses and festivals in Qatar, Dubai, Canada, Italy and the Opera de Paris in France. In 2013, Bechara has performed the role of Don Jose in Bizet’s Carmen at the Cirque d’Hiver in Paris and subsequently undertook the role of Don Basilio in Mozart’s Le nozze di Figaro and Conte d’Almaviva in Rossini’s Il Barbiere di Siviglia, in collaboration with the Antonine University in Beirut, the Lebanese Conservatory and Al Bustan Festival.
After his great success as Conte d’Almaviva in Beirut, his engagements in the same role took him to such places as Teatro Giulio in Lucca , Teatro Goldoni in Livorno, Teatro Verdi in Pisa and Teatro Coccia in Novara under the direction of Nicola Pascowski and stage direction of Alessio Pizzech.Concert performances include Rossini’s Messa di Gloria, Stabat Mater and Petite Messe Solennelle, Mozart’s Requiem and Masses and Verdi’s Requiem.His future engagements include La Traviata, Boheme, Rigoletto and Il Barbiere di Siviglia at the Opera House in Cairo under the direction of Maestro David Crescenzi.