Born in Naples, Carlo Lepore studied with Paolo Montarsolo, Otto Edelman, Carlo Bergonzi, Alberto Zedda, Alessandra Gonzaga...
His repertoire includes Mustafà in L'italiana in Algeri, Selim in Il turco in Italia, Basilio and Bartolo in The Barber of Seville, Don Magnifico in La Cenerentola, Pharaoh in Moses, Don Profondo in Il viaggio a Reims, Ginardo in Matilde di Shabran, Leporello in Don Giovanni, Don Alfonso in Così fan tutte, Bartolo in Le Nozze di Figaro, Blansac in La Scala di seta, on the major international stages (La Scala in Milan, La Fenice in Venice, Teatro Regio in Turin, Rome Opera, Teatro Massimo in Palerma, Dresden Semperoper, Cologne Opera, Opéra Royal de Wallonie, the Vlaamse Opera, Théâtre des Champs-Élysées, Teatro Real in Madrid, Royal Opera House in London, Teatro Colón in Buenos Aires, Monte-Carlo, Zurich…).
He is a regular performing artist at the Festival Rossini in Pesaro. His repertoire includes roles such as Colline (La Bohème), Rodolfo (La sonnambula), Dulcamara (L'Elisir d'amore), Seneca (L'incoronazione di Poppea) and several other baroque operas.
He sang Bartolo in The Barber of Seville for his Paris Opera and Montreal Opera debut, as well as the Arena di Verona, the Opéra national du Rhin, the Opéra national de Bordeaux, the Staatsoper Unter den Linden in Berlin, and the title-role in Falstaff in Parma, at Teatro Petruzzelli in Bari and in Turin, the title-role in Gianni Schichhi in Turin and at the Paris Opera, Le Nozze di Figaro at the Royal Opera House in London, at the Glyndebourne Festival, the Opéra national de Bordeaux and the Théâtre des Champs-Élysées, La Cenerentola in Rome, L'italiana in Algeri (Mustafà) and Manon Lescaut (Geronte di Ravoir) at La Scala, Don Pasquale at the Verona Arena and the Bolshoi Theatre in Moscow, Sir Tobia Mill (La Cambiale di matrimonio) at the Festival Rossini in Pesaro, the Dr. Dulcamara (L'Elisir d'amore) at the Paris Opera. He performed Don Magnifico in the movie Cenerentola, una favola in diretta staged by Carlo Verdone and directed by Gian Luigi Gelmetti.
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