Giorgio Berrugi Tenor

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Giorgio Berrugi started his career as clarinettist and was Solo Clarinet at the Orchestra Sinfonica di Roma during 5 years. He performed as soloist and in chamber music concerts. He began his vocal education in 2007 and is operatic debut at the Venice Teatro La Fenice as Rodolfo in La bohème in 2008. From 2010 to 2013, he belonged to the ensemble of the Dresden Semperoper where he sang title roles such as Don José (Carmen), Riccardo (A Masked Ball), Mario Cavaradossi (Tosca), Nemorino (L’Elisir d’Amore), Duca di Mantova (Rigoletto) and Gennarino in the world première of Hans Werner Henze’s last opera Gisela. He has performed on opera theatres and concert halls all over the world (La Scala, Royal Opera House in London, New York Lincoln Center, the Bolshoi Theatre in Moscow, the Théâtre des Champs-Elysées, the Deutsche Oper Berlin, the Gewandhaus in Leipzig, the Amsterdam Concertgebouw, the San Francisco Opera, the Tokyo Suntory Hall, the Wigmore Hall in Londres, the Parco della Musica in Rome, the Arena di Verona) and has collaborated with prominent conductors such as Zubin Mehta, Christian Thielemann, Fabio Luisi, Andriss Nelsons, Gustavo Dudamel, Daniel Oren, Gianandrea Noseda, Pinchas Steinberg, Nicola Luisotti, Myung-Whun Chung, Manfred Honeck, Roberto Abbado and Jaap van Zweden. He recently performed in La Bohème for the 120th anniversary of the Teatro Regio in Turin, Simon Boccanegra (Gabriele Adorno) at La Scala and at the Amsterdam Concertgebouw, Romeo and Juliet at the Arena di Verona, A Masked Ball at the Bolshoi Theatre, Der Rosenkavalier (the Italian singer) at the Royal Opera House, London, Rigoletto in Palerma, La Bohème at the Teatro San Carlo in Naples, L’Elisir d’Amore, in Turin, La Traviata (Alfredo Germont) at the Lyric Opera of Chicago, The Damnation of Faust in Frankfort, Verdi’s Requiem in New York with the London Symphony Orchestra, in Milan with La Scala Theatre Orchestra, at the Théâtre des Champs-Elysées, at the Accademia Santa Cecilia in Rome, in Lucerne, Hong-Kong, Manchester, Dallas, Valencia and Riga.

Carmen in Frankfort, L’Amore dei tre re (Avito) and Intolleranza 1960 (un (A Migrant) at La Scala.

In his debut at the Paris Opera.

Currently in

  • Opéra Bastille
  • from 16 January to 07 February 2024

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