Bass-Baritone Luca Pisaroni Believes There are No Small Parts

He makes his role debut in Rossini’s “The Barber of Seville” at LA Opera Famed director Konstantin Stanislavski said, “There are no small parts, only small actors.” Norma Desmond, in Sunset Boulevard, responds to a question about her once having been big, says “I am big. It’s the pictures that got small.” Rising bass-baritone opera […]


Twi-Night of the Gods!

An Inside the Huddle double-header! First up, we are joined by Luca Pisaroni as he prepares to make his role debut as Don Basilio in LA Opera’s The Barber of Seville. The Italian bass-baritone, known for his dynamic stagecraft and handsome tone, reveals his favorite role to perform (not a comic one!) and picks the best act […]


Key Change: Luca Pisaroni and Mozart’s The Marriage of Figaro

This week on Key Change, Robyn and Julie meet our very own Figaro! Italian bass-baritone Luca Pisaroni, star of this winter’s production of The Marriage of Figaro, joins the show to explore the timeless human connection at the core of Mozart’s greatest comedy. Key Change – A COC Podcast


Don Giovanni wins the SFCV Audience Choice Awards 2021–2022

San Francisco Opera’s production of Don Giovanni has won the top spot from this year’s voters in the Best Opera Performance category. The superb cast, headed by Etienne Dupuis, Luca Pisaroni, Nicole Car, and Adela Zaharia, triumphed in both their singing and acting. San Francisco Classical Voice


‘La Cenerentola’ and ‘Le Nozze di Figaro’ in Paris

Luca Pisaroni returns to Paris for two thrilling operatic favorites at the dazzling Palais Garnier: La Cenerentola and Le Nozze di Figaro. A favorite of Parisian audiences, he has made several appearances with the company throughout recent years. Mr. Pisaroni will first perform the role of Alidoro in Gioachino Rossini’s La Cenerentola, a comedic opera […]


Role and House Debut in ‘L’Elisir d’Amore’ with Seattle Opera

This August, Luca Pisaroni will make a thrilling house and role debut as Dulcamara in L’Elisir d’Amore with Seattle Opera. In this riotous comedy, Dulcamara sells a ‘magic love potion’ to Nemorino who hopes to win the affections of Adina, prompting chaos to ensue. The thrilling cast will also include Salome Dicia as Adina, Andres […]


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 […]

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