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‘Pélleas et Mélisande’ at the Staatsoper Unter den Linden

On May 25 & 29, and June 1 & 7, Luca Pisaroni returns to the Staatsoper Unter den Linden to star as Golaud in Debussy’s ethereal Pelléas et Melisande. Pisaroni took on the role for the first time in 2017 at the Opéra Bastille receiving praise for his performance: “Luca Pisaroni paints a memorable Golaud, […]

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Luca Pisaroni: “The More You Are Exposed To New Things, The Better It Is.”

The Opera Queen The last time I spoke with Luca Pisaroni, he was in Toronto with his beloved Lenny and Tristan, preparing to sing title role in Maometto II. The 1820 Rossini opera is a musically extravagant showcase of high-wire vocalism, demands which Pisaroni met with both cool panache and white-hot intensity. The Italian bass baritone has a […]

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The Yellow Gloves: No Tenors Allowed – Luca Pisaroni and Thomas Hampson back in Toronto

The Yellow Gloves [ENGLISH VERSION BELOW] Non è cosa da tenori! Il basso-baritono italiano Luca Pisaroni torna a Koerner Hall, questa volta affiancato da un amico e mentore (e suocero), il famoso baritono americano Thomas Hampson, per esibirsi in una serata di arie d’opera e duetti, oltre alle musiche di Cole Porter, Harold Arlen, George […]

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‘No Tenors Allowed’ in Toronto and Santa Fe

This spring, Luca Pisaroni and Thomas Hampson bring their ‘No Tenors Allowed’ program to Toronto and Santa Fe. Beginning in Toronto at Koerner Hall on April 30, they will perform highlights from the operatic repertoire, greatest hits from Broadway musicals, and timeless classical and popular songs, accompanied by pianist Vlad Iftinca. Their second performance will take […]

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World premiere of Tarik O’Regan’s ‘The Phoenix’ at Houston Grand Opera

This month marks the world premiere of composer Tarik O’Regan’s The Phoenix, starring Luca Pisaroni and Thomas Hampson at the Houston Grand Opera. Pisaroni and Hampson play the different ages of Lorenzo Da Ponte as a group of singing actors come together to create a stage adaptation about the colorful life of the scandalous librettist […]

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