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Alessandro Praticò
Pianist and vocal coach

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Alessandro Praticò was born in Reggio, Calabria and earned his degree in piano and piano accompaniment at the Francesco Cilea conservatory in 2017. He performs regularly as a soloist in numerous festivals in Europe and, since 2011, he has worked as a vocal coach in the following productions: La Traviata, Rigoletto, Cavalleria Rusticana, I Pagliacci, L'Arlesienne, La Bohème, Die Zauberflöte, Un ballo in maschera, Noye's Fludde, Andrea Chénier, Carmen, Simon Boccanegra, Le nozze di Figaro, Reigen, and Gianni Schicchi under the baton of conductors like Donato Renzetti, David Crescenzi, Maxime Pascal, Matteo Beltrami, and Thomas Roesner. He was selected as one of the five best students at the Francesco Cilea Conservatory in Reggio Calabria to give concerts at Expo Milan in 2015. In the spring of 2018, he participated in the masterclasses of Philippe Jordan at the Collège de France and the Bastille Amphitheatre. He has worked with numerous singers, including Luciana D'Intino, Dolora Zajick, Elina Garanča, Lucio Gallo, Donata D'Annunzio Lombardi, and Mihaela Marcu. He also expanded his repertoire as a soloist under the guidance of Alexander Hintchev. A vocal coach at the Nuovo Teatro Comunale in Sassari in 2016 then at the Teatro Lirico in Cagliari in 2017, he also became the principal assistant to conductor David Crescenzi. In July 2018, he joined the team of professionals for the Premiere Opera International Summer Program in Urbania (Italy) which aims to develop the talents of opera singers and instrumentalists. Alessandro Praticò joined the Paris Opera Academy in September 2017.