Piotr Beczala is regarded as one of the most prominent lyric tenors performing today.
In 2009 Piotr Beczala appeared at the New York Metropolitan Opera in three different roles: Lensky in Tchaikovsky's "Eugene Onegin", the Duke of Mantua in Verdi's "Rigoletto" and Edgardo in Donizetti's "Lucia di Lammermoor" with Anna Netrebko - in the event broadcasted worldwide. Piotr Beczala's also performed as Riccardo in Verdi's "Un ballo in Maschera" at the Berlin State Opera, with Berlioz's "Damnation de Faust" at the Madrid Teatro Real, as Alfredo in Verdi's "La Traviata" with the Zurich Opera, as Massenet's "Werther" in Munich, as Vaudémont in Tchaikovsky's "Iolanta" with the Baden-Baden-Festival, as Gounod's "Faust" with the Vienna State Opera and the Chicago Lyric Opera as well as in Bilbao and singing Verdi's "Messa da Requiem" at the London Royal Opera Covent Garden.
Piotr Beczala returned to the Covent Garden singing Rodolfo in Puccini's La Bohème, the same role he will be heard also in San Diego, the New York's Metropolitan Opera and in Vienna. The same year, Piotr Beczala will appear as the Prince in Dvorak's "Rusalka" in Zurich, and at the Salzburg Festival for his debut as Romèo in Gounod's "Romèo et Juliette".