Representation: ITALIA

Biography

Regarded as one of the most elegant and complete belcanto singers on the opera stage today, he has appeared on the world’s greatest stages: Teatro alla Scala, Metropolitan Opera, Chicago Lyric Opera, Wiener Staatsoper, Bayerishe Staatsoper, Théâtre des Champs-Élysées, Rossini Opera Festival, Opera di Roma, Théâtre du Châtelet, Zurich Opernhaus, etc… He works regularly with the most important Conductors and Directors of today, among which: Muti, Mehta, Chailly, Gardiner, Pappano, Nagano, Noseda, Plasson, Pretre, Rattle, Davis, Chung, Tate, Ronconi, De Ana, McVicar, Pizzi, Nelson, Bonynge, del Monaco, Scimone, Zedda, etc…

Among his most important performances of the recent years we can aknowledge: La Donna del Lago at the Edinburgh Festival (recorded live by Opera Rara), in Geneva and Vienna; Busoni’s Doktor Faust in Zurich; I Puritani (Arturo) at the Metropolitan Opera in New York; Lucrezia Borgia in Las Palmas; Iphigenie en Tauride with the Orchestre de Radio France in Paris; La Damnation de Faust with the San Francisco Symphony, Dallas Symphony, Welsh National Opera, Philadelphia Orchestra conducte by Simon Rattle, Chicago Symphony Orchestra, Toronto Symphony, BBC Philharmonic conducted by Gianandrea Noseda, Amsterdam Konzertgebouw; Benvenuto Cellini with the London Symphony Orchestra conducted by Sir Colin Davis; Rossini’s Otello in Antwerp, at the Rossini Opera Festival in Pesaro and in Japan, at La Scala in Milan and at the Liceu in Barcelona; Rossini’s Elisabetta regina d’Inghilterra (Leicester) in Bruxelles and Amsterdam; Ermione (Pirro) and Zelmira (Antenore) conducted by Roberto Abbado in Pesaro; Norma (Pollione) at the Accademia di Santa Cecilia in Rome conducted by Kent Nagano, at the Liceu in Barcelona, at La Fenice in Venice, in Munich, Liège and Bilbao; Alceste in Athens and Copenhagen; Das Lied von der Erde at the Carnegie Hall in New York; Clemenza di Tito (Tito) conducted by Tate in Naples and, conducted by Colin Davis, directed by McVicar in Aix-en-Provence; Idomeneo in Bruxelles and Valencia; Poliuto, Gemma di Vergy and Maria di Rohan (European debut as Conductor) in Bergamo (all recorded live on dvd); Guillaume Tell in La Coruna; Verdi’s Messa da Requiem in Lima, Palermo and, conducted by Chung in Florence; I vespri siciliani in Turin conducted by Noseda, in the frenc version in Naples, Bilbao and Valencia; Les Huguenots in Strasbourg; Un ballo in maschera in Turino, Bologna and La Coruna; Verdi’s Otello at La Fenice in Venice, in Japan and in Palazzo Ducale conducted by Myung-Whun Chung, as well as at the Palau de les Arts in Valencia conducted by da Zubin Mehta, at Teatro Regio in Turin conducted by Noseda, at Teatro Carlo Felice in Genova, in Seville, Wiesbaden, Madrid and London with Antonio Pappano; Il Pirata and Poliutoat the Liceu in Barcelona; Aida in Sao Paulo, Verona, Madrid and Moscow with Zubin Mehta; Rossini’s Stabat Mater with Noseda in New York and the Stresa Festival; Peter Grimes conducted by Antonio Pappano at the Accademia Nazionale di Santa Cecilia and in Valencia; Les Troyens with Pappano and McVicar at La Scala in Milan; La forza del destino conducted by Zubin Mehta in Valencia and in Dresden; Il Trovatore at La Fenice in Venice, at La Coruna and at Covent Garden; Luisa Miller at the Opéra de Liège; Cavalleria rusticana/Pagliacci at the ABAO in Bilbao; Roberto Devereux at Teatro Real in Madrid and at the ABAO in Bilbao; Samson et Dalila in Turin and Valencia; Manon Lescaut at the ABAO in Bilbao and at Teatro Regio in Turin; Andrea Chenier at the Opera di Roma and in Bilbao; Le prophète (Jean de Leyda) at the Deutsche Oper in Berlin.

Among his future engagements: Il Barbiere di Siviglia (Conductor) at La Fenice in Venice; Aida and Turandot at the Arena di Verona; Turandot in Bologna and at Teatro Real in Madrid, Manon Lescaut in Barcelona, Dallas and in Japan with Opera di Roma; Otello in Montecarlo; Aida and Andrea Chenier in Wien.