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Gianluca Zampieri
Tenor

A winner of the Mattia Battistini voice competition in Rieti and a prize-winner in Franco Corelli's masterclass at the Hochschule für Musik in Vienna, Gianluca Zampieri made his professional debut that same year in the Austrian capital where he was still a student, singing the role of Don José (Carmen). In the seasons which followed, he performed in Italy (Venice’s La Fenice, Naples’ Teatro San Carlo, the San Gimignano Festival, Pisa, Genoa) in a roster of roles that included Radames (Aida), Andrea Chénier, Cavaradossi (Tosca) and Pollione (Norma). In 2006, he performed at the Tiroler Festspiele in Erl for the first time and has since made several guest appearances there, most notably in the roles of Tristan, Siegfried (Siegfried and Götterdämmerung) and Tannhäuser. He has also performed at the Prague State Opera and the Moravian National Theatre in Ostrava, as well as in Cordoba and Vilnius. His wide repertoire includes Tosca (Cavaradossi), Aida, La Wally (Hagenbach), Kátia Kabanová (Boris), Jenůfa (Laca), Il Trovatore (Manrico), The Fiery  Angel (Agrippa von Nettelsheim / Mephisto), The Makropulos Affair (Albert), and the title roles in  Andrea Chénier, Ernani and Otello. In 2012, he took on the title role of Peter Grimes in Trier and in 2013, he sang the tenor part of Verdi’s Requiem in Warsaw under the musical direction of Krzysztof Penderecki. During the 2015 / 2016 season, he sang the roles of Tristan at the Beijing Festival with the Tiroler Festpiele, Steva (Jenůfa) at the New National Theatre in Tokyo, Ernani in Vilnius and Andrea Chénier in Prague. The following season, he was invited to perform the role of Tichon at the National Theatre in Brno in a new production of Kátia Kabanová. This season he is singing the title role of Otello in Ostrava and playing Hermann in The Queen of Spades in Brno. •

Gianluca Zampieri is making his Paris Opera debut