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Italian bass-baritone Luca Pisaroni has established himself as one of the most charismatic and versatile singers performing today. Since his debut at age 26 with the Vienna Philharmonic at the Salzburg Festival, led by Nikolaus Harnoncourt, Pisaroni has continued to bring his compelling artistry to the world’s leading opera houses, concert halls, and festivals.

Luca Pisaroni begins the 2019/20 season with a return to the Wiener Staatsoper to star as the Four Villains in Offenbach’s Les Contes d’Hoffmann. He then sings the title role of Mozart’s Don Giovanni in a concert staging with the Sinfonieorchester Basel at the George Enescu Festival and Pizarro in Beethoven’s Fidelio with the Orchestre Métropolitain under Yannick Nézet-Séguin. Pisaroni returns to the Metropolitan Opera for two productions this season: Le Nozze di Figaro (Figaro) and Così fan tutte (Guglielmo), marking the first revival of Phelim McDermott’s popular staging inspired by Coney Island. He closes out the season starring in multiple productions of Don Giovanni, beginning at the Palais Garnier as the title role with the Opéra National de Paris, singing Leporello at the Bayerische Staatsoper, and concluding with the title role at Opernhaus Zürich.

Pisaroni’s 2019/20 concert appearances include Mozart’s Requiem with the Orchester Wiener Akademie, Beethoven’s Symphony No. 9 with NHK Symphony Orchestra and a concert with I Virtuosi del Teatro alla Scala at Zaryadye Hall in Moscow. In recital, Luca will appear at the Teatro della Pergola in Florence, at The Mondavi Center for the Performing Arts, and at UBC Opera in Vancouver for their “Singer Behind the Song” series. Pisaroni reunites with baritone Thomas Hampson for their acclaimed “No Tenors Allowed” concert series in Provo, Utah, and then at Teatro Colón in Buenos Aires.

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Forum Opéra – Luca Pisaroni: le retour à la normale prendra des mois

Forum Opéra Baryton prisé par les plus grandes scènes internationales, Luca Pisaroni a exploré une grande variété de rôles, de Mozart à Offenbach. Il aurait dû interpréter le rôle de Don Giovanni sur la scène du Palais Garnier. Malheureusement la production a dû être annulée en même temps que les représentations de Manon. Il faudra donc attendre […]

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Opera in the Time of COVID: Luca Pisaroni, Versatile Italian Bass-Baritone

“Opera in the Times of COVID” is an interview series in collaboration with photographer Frances Marshall of Marshall Light Studio. We talk to notable figures from around the opera world to get their perspective on how they feel these challenging times may change opera’s present and future. The first time I came into contact with […]

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Berlioz – Roméo et Juliette

2018

Michael Tilson Thomas and the San Francisco Symphony bring unsurpassed storytelling and musicality to their latest recording on the Grammy Award-winning SFS Media label: Berlioz’s dramatic symphony Roméo et Juliette. With a narrative that Berlioz deemed “too beautiful, too musical” to not be performed, this impassioned orchestral scoring of love and despair is further enriched by the vocals of Sasha Cooke, Nicholas Phan, Luca Pisaroni, and the SFS Chorus.

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Beginning tonight at 7:30pm EDT, @MetOpera will share an encore broadcast of my 2015 performance as Leporello in Mo… https://t.co/i3RnJmcIQy
Happy birthday to my awesome father-in-law! 65!! Wow ROCK ON! 💙🥳🎂😎🎵 @thomashampson Photo: @Marshall_Light https://t.co/ChFhmvkIcl
Our 2017 performance of Vincenzo Bellini's LA SONNAMBULA will stream for free on the website of the Wiener Staatsop… https://t.co/JKMksv2fzN
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