2010/11 Season Preview
After a highly successful summer at the Glyndebourne Festival as Leporello in an acclaimed new production of Don Giovanni, Mr. Pisaroni’s 2010/2011 season continues to be dominated by Mozart. The Italian bass-baritone will be the Figaro of choice for three new music directors: Nicola Luisotti at San Francisco Opera, Philippe Jordan at Opéra de Paris and Franz Welser-Möst at the Wiener Staatsoper. The season will also mark Mr. Pisaroni’s role debut as the Count in Le nozze di Figaro at Houston Grand Opera. His concert calendar includes Beethoven’s Ninth Symphony with Jaap van Zweden and the Dallas Symphony, Händel’s La Resurrezione with Nikolaus Harnoncourt at the Musikverein in Vienna, and Rossini’s Stabat Mater with the Cleveland Orchestra conducted by Franz Welser-Möst, as well as a recital tour in Europe including Wigmore Hall and the Royal Concertgebouw. He will conclude the season singing Argante in a new production of Rinaldo at Glyndebourne and Leporello under Yannick Nézet-Séguin for the Baden-Baden Festspielhaus to be recorded by Deutsche Grammophon.