About

Biography

Born in Treviso, he graduated in singing at the Conservatoire Benedetto Marcello in Venice, under the guidance of M°Leone Magiera.

In 1996 he debuted in LA BOHEME at La Fenice of Venice. He took part in the opening of season 1997-98 at Teatro alla Scala, in MACBETH under M°Riccardo Muti’s conduction. He later returned there to perform in Verdi’s MESSA DI REQUIEM, again with M°Riccardo Muti. During the same season he sang in the opening productions of La Fenice of Venice and of Teatro Comunale of Bologna. In 1998 he debuted in two important Verdi roles: Gabriele Adorno in SIMON BOCCANEGRA at Teatro Comunale of Bologna and the one in DON CARLO, again in Bologna and at Teatro Regio of Parma.

He debuted in SIMON BOCCANEGRA in Berlin in 1999, under M°Claudio Abbado’s baton. In the same year he debuted at the Vienna Staatsoper in LINDA DI CHAMOUNIX, and at the Chicago Lyric Opera in I CAPULETI E I MONTECCHI. In 2009 he returned to Teatro Alla Scala in I DUE FOSCARI and he sang in SIMON BOCCANEGRA in Zurich, Berlin and Vienna.

Recently he sang in SIMON BOCCANEGRA in Berlin, Milan Barcelona and Madrid, with ADRIANA LECOUVREUR in Florence, in a tour to Buenos Aires with Teatro alla Scala with Verdi’s MESSA DI REQUIEM. He sang ATTILA in Milan and China, in concert with M°Zubin Mehta and the Orchestra of Maggio Musicale Fiorentino in Mombay, debuted in I MASNADIERI at Zurich Opernhaus and in NORMA in Las Palmas and in Rome. During Verdi celebrations in 2013 he had a great success in OBERTO CONTE DI SAN BONIFACIO at the Teatro alla Scala, AIDA at the Arena di Verona and DON CARLO, again in Milan and Zurich. Considerable his participation in Verdi's Messa da Requiem conducted by M°Gianandrea Noseda in a Tournée with Teatro Regio in Turin at the Mariinsky Theatre in St. Petersburg, as well as a new production of TOSCA, conducted by Daniel Barenboim at the Staatsoper in Berlin, UN BALLO IN MASCHERA at Liceu in Barcelona.

Regular guest at the Teatro alla Scala, he returned there with SIMON BOCCANEGRA (even in tour in Taipei, Seoul and Moscow) and AIDA conducted by M°Zubin Mehta and LA BOHEME.

On January 2018 he made his debut at the Royal Opera House with Canio in Pagliacci, conducted by M°Daniel Oren and SIMON BOCCANEGRA at Teatro alla Scala.

His 2018 engagements include AIDA at Teatro Real in Madrid and Teatro alla Scala, PAGLIACCI in Rome, MACBETH in Berlin, IL TROVATORE in Liege and the Official FIFA Gala Concert in Moscow.

This year he has the privilege to participate at the opening night of Teatro alla Scala with ATTILA.

Roles

VINCENZO BELLINI

I Capuleti e i Montecchi

Norma

 

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FRANCESCO CILEA

Adriana Lecouvreur

 

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GAETANO DONIZETTI

Anna Bolena

L'Elisir d'Amore

La Favorite

Linda Chamounix

Lucia di Lammermoor

Maria Stuarda

 

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RUGGERO LEONCAVALLO

Pagliacci

 

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JULES MASSENET

Werther

 

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GIACOMO PUCCINI 

Gianni Schicchi

La Bohème

La Rondine

Madama Butterfly

Messa di Gloria

Tosca

 

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GIUSEPPE VERDI

Aida

Attila

Don Carlo

Falstaff

I due Foscari

I Lombardi alla prima crociata

I masnadieri

Jerusalem

Luisa Miller

Macbeth

Messa di Requiem

Nabucco

Oberto, Conte di San Bonifacio

Rigoletto

Simon Boccanegra

Un ballo in maschera