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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 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 and concert halls.

Mr. Pisaroni has starred in signature roles from Mozart’s Da Ponte operas on stages worldwide, including the Metropolitan Opera, Glyndebourne, Teatro alla Scala, San Francisco Opera, Bayerische Staatsoper, Royal Opera House Covent Garden, among others. His diverse repertoire includes Golaud in Pelleas et Melisande at the Staatsoper Berlin, Méphistophélès in Gounod’s Faust at the Teatro Real, Enrico VIII in Anna Bolena at Opernhaus Zürich; Maometto in Rossini’s Maometto II at Canadian Opera Company; the young Lorenzo da Ponte in the world premiere of Tarik O’Regan’s The Phoenix at Houston Grand Opera, Conte Rodolfo in Bellini’s La Sonnambula at Wiener Staatsoper; Giorgio in I Puritani at the Met; Méphistophélès in Berlioz’s La Damnation de Faust with the Pittsburgh Orchestra; Pizarro in Fidelio at Teatro alla Scala, Mahomet II in Le Siège de Corinthe at Rossini Opera Festival.

Recent engagements include his debut as Don Rodrigue in the world premiere of Marc-André Dalbavie’s Le Soulier de satin with Opéra national de Paris, the Four Villains in Offenbach’s Les Contes d’Hoffmann at the Wiener Staatsoper, and Leporello at the Gran Teatre del Liceu.

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New production of ‘Don Giovanni’ at San Francisco Opera

Luca Pisaroni returns to San Francisco Opera to star in his signature role of Leporello in a new production of Mozart’s Don Giovanni. Opening the house’s 2022 Summer Season, Michael Cavanagh’s new production is the third and final chapter of San Francisco Opera’s multi-year Mozart-Da Ponte Trilogy, presenting all three operatic collaborations by Mozart and […]


Leporello in ‘Don Giovanni’ at Staatsoper Hamburg

On February 26, March 3, 5, & 11, Luca Pisaroni returns to Staatsoper Hamburg as Leporello in Mozart’s Don Giovanni. Acclaimed worldwide for his dynamic portrayals of Giovanni’s unruly servant, Pisaroni will star in Jan Bosse’s modern production, conducted by Adam Fischer. Joining Luca on stage is Andrei Bondarenko as Don Giovanni, Nadezhda Pavlova as Donna […]


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Offenbach – Les Contes d’Hoffmann


The poet E. T. A. Hoffmann as the protagonist of his own fantastic tales: In his encounter with three women - Olympia, Antonia, and Giulietta - he searches in vain for love and for himself. Will he draw the strength for art from his failure in life? Stage director Daniele Finzi Pasca brings an enchanting, fairy-tale-like spectacle to the stage with all the colourful means of theatrical magic.


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We had another great performance of Don Giovanni at @SFOpera last night. Leporello's antics are always a great time…