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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.

In his 2018/19 season, Luca Pisaroni returns to the Teatro Real in Madrid to sing Méphistophélès in a new production of Gounod’s Faust by La fura dels Baus, followed by his role debut as the Four Villains in Offenbach’s Les Contes d’Hoffmann at the Baden-Baden Festspielhaus. He later makes his house debut at the Gran Teatre del Liceu as Mustafà in Rossini’s L’Italiana in Algeri. Additionally, during the season, Mr. Pisaroni returns to The Metropolitan Opera stage for his highly anticipated debut in the title role of Mozart’s Don Giovanni conducted by Cornelius Meister. Following this engagement, he will then travel to the Houston Grand Opera for the world premiere of Tarik O’Regan’s The Phoenix, to create the role of the young Lorenzo da Ponte. Pisaroni will tour with the ensemble Il Pomo d’Oro in a concert version of Händel’s Agrippina where he will debut the role of Claudio, and makes his return to the Staatsoper Berlin as Golaud in Debussy’s Pelléas et Mélisande. He ends his operatic season at the Royal Opera House in his role debut as Escamillo in Bizet’s Carmen.

Pisaroni’s 2018/19 international concert appearances include Mozart’s C Minor Mass and Requiem at the Brucknerhaus; Beethoven’s Symphony No. 9 and Schönberg’s A Survivor from Warsaw at the Laeiszhalle; Rossini’s Petite Messe Solennelle at the Royal Festival Hall and Beethoven’s Symphony No. 9 at the Gewandhaus and at the Konzerthaus Dortmund with Andris Nelson. Mr. Pisaroni presents a series of recitals with pianist Malcolm Martineau at the Grand Théâtre de Genève and at the Pierre Boulez Saal. He will also perform several concerts of “No Tenors Allowed” with baritone Thomas Hampson in Boston, Toronto, and Santa Fe.

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Role debut as Escamillo at the Royal Opera House

This month, Luca Pisaroni makes his sixth and final role debut of the 2018/19 season as Escamillo from Bizet’s Carmen at the Royal Opera House. Bizet’s most celebrated opera tells the story of the enigmatic and seductive Carmen and the dangerous passions of Don José. Pisaroni returns to the ROH to star in Barrie Kosky’s […]

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Final Note Magazine: Cultivating passion with Luca Pisaroni

Final Note Magazine Interview and photos by Frances Marshall Luca Pisaroni sat down with Final Note Magazine this week to talk about what opera means to him, “Opera tells us who we are as human beings…it’s not just entertainment to me”.   In this sensitive and in-depth interview we discover the bass-baritone’s philosophies behind accessibility to opera, […]

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Mozart – Le Nozze di Figaro

2016

Yannick Nezet-Seguin's completely gripping, high-contrast Figaro is a brilliant triumph, wrote Badische Zeitung of the July 2015 concert performance recorded here, while heaping praise on Luca Pisaroni's thrilling Figaro ...

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