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Role debut as ‘Don Giovanni’ at the Metropolitan Opera

Launching the new year, Luca Pisaroni makes his greatly anticipated role debut in the title role of Mozart’s Don Giovanni at the Metropolitan Opera. As the jaunty seducer, Pisaroni is the first Italian Don Giovanni at the Met since bass Ferruccio Furlanetto 28 years ago. German conductor, Cornelius Meister, makes his debut leading the Metropolitan […]

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Beethoven’s Ninth Symphony with Andris Nelsons and the Gewandhausorchester

During this holiday season, Luca Pisaroni performs Beethoven’s celebratory Symphony No. 9 with the Gewandhausorchester and a sparkling roster of soloists. Performances take place December 29, 30, & 31 at the Gewandhaus, following with a performance at the Konzerthaus Dortmund on January 1. Pisaroni shares the stage with soprano Lucy Crowe, mezzo soprano Violeta Urmana, […]

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Gran Teatre del Liceu: Entrevista

Gran Teatre del Liceu Una vida marcada por la ópera: forjado como uno de los más grandes mozartianos, creció en la ciudad de Verdi y a los nueve años se enamoró de la lírica al escuchar a Boris Christoff cantar «Ella giammai m’amò» de Don Carlo (Giuseppe Verdi), y eso le convenció para seguir el […]

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Mustafà in ‘L’Italiana in Algeri’ at Gran Teatre del Liceu

Marking 36 years since L’Italiana in Algeri was last seen at the Gran Teatre del Liceu, Luca Pisaroni makes his house debut as Mustafà in Rossini’s 18th-century opera buffa. Crafted by the composer when he was only 21 years old, Vittorio Borrelli’s production brings the imaginative spirit prominent in Rossini’s sparkling score with Riccardo Frizza […]

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Opera Traveller: Interview with Luca Pisaroni

Raised in Busseto, Italy, Luca Pisaroni has established himself as one of the leading bass-baritones of today.  Following initial studies in Milan, Buenos Aires and New York, he made his operatic debut in the title role of Le nozze di Figaro in Klagenfurt in 2001.  Strongly identified with the music of Mozart and Rossini, Mr Pisaroni is […]

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Badisches Tagblatt: Bösewichte sind immer attraktiv

Badisches Tagblatt Luca Pisaroni steht vor einer herausfordernden Premiere: Der erfolgreiche italienische Bassbariton singt bei den Herbstfestspielen erstmals die vier Rollen seines Stimmfachs in Jacques Offenbachs Oper „Hoffmanns Erzählungen.“ Das ist ein Kraftakt, denn die vier Charaktere seien doch sehr unterschiedlich und die Partien umfangreich, sagt er. Über Monate hat er sich intensiv darauf vorbereitet. […]

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Debut in Offenbach’s ‘The Tales of Hoffmann’

In his first of multiple role debuts this season, Luca Pisaroni makes his debut as the Four Villains in a concert version of Offenbach’s The Tales of Hoffmann. A work that has long been one of the most popular operas in the standard repertory, the Baden-Baden Festspielhaus presents this work with a star-studded cast, along […]

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