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He performs for major opera houses and festivals, working with conductors including Bartoletti, Benini, Campanella, Gatti, Gelmetti, Muti, Oren, Pretre and Zedda and directors as De Simone, Herzog, Pizzi and  Ronconi,.

 He appears widely in Rossini roles like Mustafà (Scala, Dresden,Turin,Koeln ), Selim in il Turco in Italia,(Rome,Genova,Turin),Basilio and Bartolo of Barbiere di Siviglia (Palermo, Dresden), Don Magnifico in Cenerentola (Milan, Rome,B.Aires), Faraone in Mosè (Montecarlo, Zurich), Don Profondo in Viaggio a Reims (Antwerpen), Ginardo in Matilde di Shabran.(Royal Opera House) and in Mozart’s roles like Leporello (Savonlinna, Turin Antwerpen), Don Alfonso (Turin, Koeln) Bartolo (London, Paris, Houston).

His large repertoire includes Colline in La Bohème , Rodolfo in La Sonnambula (Tokyo), Don Pasquale (Toulon), Dulcamara in Elisir d’amore, but also Monteverdi’s Seneca and several Handel’s operas.

 

 

 Last year he has sung as Mustafà  in L’Italiana in Algeri  in Liège and Turin, as Don Basilio in Madrid, as Melitone in La forza del destino in Pisa, as Falstaff at the Petruzzelli Theater of Bari, and in Don Giovanni in Turin, conducted by C. Hogwood as Leporello.

This year he’s just coming from two Puccini operas, Manon Lescaut in Rome conducted by R. Muti and Gianni Schicchi in Turin, where he made is debut in the title role. He sang also Don Bartolo in Barbiere di Siviglia at the Colon Theatre of Buenos Aires.

He’s a regular guest at the Rossini Opera Festival of Pesaro, where he will return this summer for Armida with the direction of L. Ronconi

 

Next programs includes Bartolo in Barbiere di Siviglia in Paris and Montreal, Il Turco in Italia in Turin, Dulcamara in Koeln and Venice and Nozze di Figaro at the  Covent Garden and at the Glyndebourne Festival.

His Dvd and Cd recordings includes Anderman’s movie Cenerentola, conducted by C.Verdone and directed by G. Gelmetti, Nina, o sia la pazza per amore di Paisiello with Riccardo Muti (Ricordi), Rossini’s operas Matilde di Shabran (Decca) and Bianca e Falliero (Dynamic); La grotta di Trofonio by Salieri with Christoph Rousset and Les Talens Lyriques (Ambroisie),.Sansone of Ferrari and Handel’s Radamisto (Virgin) and Ariodante conducted by Alan Curtis, Pergolesi’s Livietta e Tracollo with O. Dantone and La Serva Padrona (C. Rovaris), and a recital "Non solo buffo" with the pianist Giovanni Velluti (Bongiovanni).