Amar Muchhala was born in Bombay, India. Having completed his studies at the Guildhall School of Music and Drama on its world renowned Opera Course, he continues his studies with Janice Chapman. He has also studied in masterclasses with maestro José Cura, Isobel Buchanan, Carlo Rizzi, Patricia Rozario, Edith Wiens, Hans-Peter Blochwitz, Robert Dean, Jonathan Hinden, Neil Jenkins and Julian Gavin. His training in western classical music began at Franklin & Marshall College, USA, where he completed his degree in Business Management and French Literature.
Recent engagements include Glare, a new opera by Søren Nils Eichberg at the Linbury Studio Theatre, Royal Opera House, London.
He made his debut in Germany with Kammeroper Schloss Rheinsberg in their production of Boieldieu’s Die Weisse Dame, singing the lead role of ‘Georg’.
“Amar Muchhala, who has mastered “komm, O holde Dame” one of the most difficult Tenor aria, is the first Indian in the history of the Chamber opera, to stand on stage for the first time” Märkische Allgemeine, Germany
Roles include Essex (cover) Gloriana for the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden and Chulak in the world premiere of David Bruce’s The Firework Maker’s Daughter in a co-production between the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, The Opera Group and Opera North.
Other operatic roles include Tamino The Magic Flute (British Youth Opera); Beppe Pagliacci (Haddo House Opera); Count Alberto L’occasione fa il Ladro; The Italian tenor Capriccio; Le brazilien/Frick/Prosper La Vie Parisienne; Nemorino L’elisir D’amore; Ernesto Don Pasquale; Count Almaviva Il Barbiere di Siviglia and the role of Mo in Edward Rushton’s Babur in London for the Opera Group.