Biography

Born in Rome he studied at the Pedrollo Conservatory in Vicenza, and with William Matteuzzi and Richard Barker. He imposes himself at the “Toti dal Monte” Competition in Treviso (Paolino in Cimarosa’s Il matrimonio segreto), and immediately started an intense activity which led him to perform quickly in many important houses in Italy and abroad.He has sung in operas by Purcell (Eneas in Dido and Aeneas), Paisiello (Conte d’Almaviva in Barbiere di Siviglia), Mozart (Contino Belfiore in La finta giardiniera, Agenore in Il re pastore, Ferrando in Così fan tutte), Cimarosa (Paolino in Il matrimonio segreto), Rossini (Conte d’Almaviva in Il barbiere di Siviglia, Don Ramiro in La Cenerentola), Donizetti (Nemorino in L’elisir d’amore, Ernesto in Don Pasquale), Britten (Lysander in A midsummer night’s dream), Wagner (Shepherd and Young sailor in Tristan und Isolde).

In 2004 he’s a finalist for the role of Nemorino in L’elisir d’amore, at the 55th Concorso per giovani cantanti lirici held by As.Li.Co.

In 2005 he makes his debut at the 31st Festival della Valle D’Itria in Martina Franca in Cherubini’s Lo sposo di tre e marito di nessuno (Don Martino). He then appears at the Stadttheater in Klagenfurt as Arturo in Donizetti’s Lucia di Lammermoor. The following year he sings Edmondo in Puccini’s Manon Lescaut at Teatro Regio in Turin directed by Jean Reno, and in February he’s Filipeto in Wolf-Ferrari’s Quatro rusteghi at La Fenice in Venice.

At Teatro Municipale in Piacenza, in October 2006 he sang Ferrando in Mozart’s Così fan tutte with Fondazione Toscanini di Parma, and at the Stadttheater in Klagenfurt he sings Nemorino in L’elisir d’amore.

He returned to Gran Teatro La Fenice in Wolf-Ferrari’s La vedova scaltra,Monsieur Le Bleau and in May 2007 made his debut at Bunka Kaikan in Tokyo and as Duca di Mantova in Rigoletto. He then revived the roles of Ferrando in Così fan tutte and Fenton in Falstaff in Pavia, Como, Brescia e Cremona for two consecutive seasons. He also made his debut in Frankfurt as Cavalier Belfiore in Rossini’s Viaggio a Reims.

Among his most important recent engagements: Nemorino in L’elisir d’amore conducted by Bruno Campanella and Die Frau ohne schatten conducted by da Zubin Mehta at Teatro Comunale in Florence, L’elisir d’amore at Bunka Kaikan in Tokyo, Lucrezia Borgia directed by Christoph Loy at the Bayerische Staatsoper in Munich, Salieri’s Il mondo alla rovescia at Teatro Filarmonico in Verona, Verdi’s Otello (Cassio) at the Canadian Opera in Toronto, Hasse’s Piramo e Tisbe with Europa Galante conducted by Fabio Biondi at the Pentecost Festival in Salzburg and in Montpellier, Don Pasquale (Ernesto) at Teatro Olimpico in Vicenza and Don Giovanni (Don Ottavio) in Glyndebourne, the world premiere of Tutino’s Senso directed by Hugo De Ana in Palermo, Manon Lescaut at the Opéra de Montpellier, Der Rosenkavalier(Sanger), Turandot (Pong) conducted by Zubin Metha, Così fan tutte (Ferrando) and Mayr’s Medea in Corinto (Egeo) conducted by Ivor Bolton at the Bayerische Strastoper in Munich, Il ritorno di Ulisse in patria (Giove and Anfinomo) for his debut at Teatro alla Scala in Milan conducted by Rinaldo Alessandrini and directed by Robert Wilson and in Theater an der Wien, Il Matrimonio segreto at the Teatro Regio in Turin and at the Festival dei due mondi in Spoleto conducted by Ivor Bolton.

Recently he performed Edgardo (Lucia di Lammermoor) at the Teatro Massimo Bellini in Catania, Beppe (Pagliacci) at the Teatro Petruzzelli in Bari, Fenton (Falstaff) in Buenos Aires at Teatro Colon and Alfredo (La Traviata) in Glyndebourne Festival and Tour and at the Shanghai Festival of Arts, Arturo (Lucia di Lammermoor) at the Bayerische Staatsoper in Muncih conducted by Kiril Petrenko and at the Maggio Musicale Fiorentino and again at the Teatro Massimo in Palermo, Nearco (Poliuto) at the Glyndebourne Festival, Alfredo (La Traviata) and Giocondo (La pietra del Paragone) at the Teatro Lirico in Cagliari and Arturo (La Straniera) at the Teatro Massimo Bellini in Catania.

Recently he recorded for Capriccio the italian songs from Bellini, Donizetti and Rossini and for Sony La scuola de gelosi of Salieri and others projects with Dynamic, Opus Arte, Bongiovanni e Naxos.

Among his next engagements: Don Giovanni (Don Ottavio) Teatro San Carlo-Dubai Opera, La vedova allegra,Lehar (Camillo de Rossilion) Teatro Massimo Bellini di Catania, Piramo e Tisbe, Hasse, with Europa Galante at the Theater an der Wien, and again Die Lustige Witwe (Camillo de Rossilion) in Beijing.

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Bellini Vincenzo La Sonnambula Elvino
Cimarosa Domenico Il matrimonio segreto Paolino
Donizetti Gaetano Lucia di Lammermoor
L’elisir d’amore
Lucrezia Borgia
Don Pasquale
La fille du regiment
Edgardo, Arturo
Nemorino
Gennaro, Rustighello
Ernesto
Tonio
Lehar Franz Die lustige Witwe Camille de Rossillon
Massenet Jules Manon Des Grieux
Mayr Giovanni Simone Medea in Corinto Egeo
Monteverdi Claudio Il ritorno di Ulisse in patria Giove, Anfinomo
Mozart Wolfgang Amadeus La Clemenza di Tito
Don Giovanni
Così fan tutte
La finta giardiniera
Il re pastore
Die Zauberflöte
Tito
Don Ottavio
Ferrando
Contino Belfiore
Agenore
Tamino
Offenbach Jacques La belle Helene Paris
Paisiello Giovanni Il Barbiere di Siviglia Almaviva
Puccini Giacomo La Bohéme
Manon Lescaut
Turandot
Gianni Schicchi
La Rondine
Rodolfo
Edmondo
Pong
Rinuccio
Prunier
Rossini Gioachino Il Barbiere di Siviglia
Il viaggio a Reims
Guillaume Tell
Almaviva
Cavalier Belfiore
Roudi
Strauss Richard Der Rosenkavalier Tenore Italiano
Verdi Giuseppe Falstaff
Otello
La Traviata
Fenton
Cassio
Alfredo
Wolf-Ferrari Ermanno I quattro rusteghi
La vedova scaltra
Filipeto
Monsieur Le Bleau
Bellini Vincenzo Elvino
Arturo
Tebaldo
La Sonnambula
La Straniera
I capuleti e montecchi
Mozart Wolfgang Amadeus Requiem Messa in C
Rossini Gioacchino  Giocondo La pietra del paragone
Stabat Mater
Petite messe solennelle
Strauss Richard die frau ohne schatten die erscheinung eines junglings
Verdi Giuseppe Rigoletto
I lombardi alla prima crociata
Duca di Mantova Oronte
Salieri Antonio La scuola dè gelosi
Il mondo alla rovescia
Conte Bandiera
Amaranto
Leoncavallo Ruggiero Pagliacci Beppe