Luca Pisaroni Bass baritone

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Luca Pisaroni was born in Venezuela and grew up in Italy. Since making his debut in Don Giovanni (Masetto) at the 2002 Salzburg Festival, he has appeared at many of the great international opera venues. 

He has sung the roles of Figaro and the Count (Le Nozze di Figaro) at New York’s Metropolitan Opera, the Salzburg Festival, the Vienna Staatsoper, the Bayerische Staatsoper in Munich; Leporello (Don Giovanni) at the Teatro Real in Madrid, the Metropolitan Opera and Milan’s La Scala; Achilla (Giulio Cesare) at La Monnaie in Brussels, Argante (Ariodante) at the Lyric Opera in Chicago, the title role in Maometto II in Toronto, Aeneas (Dido and Aeneas) at the Wiener Festwochen, Count Rodolfo (La Sonnambula) and Mustafa (L’Italiana in Algeri) at the Vienna Staatsoper, and Pizarro (Fidelio) at Milan’s La Scala. 

He made role debuts singing the four diabolical characters in the Contes d’Hoffmann at the Baden-Baden Festival in 2018, the title role in Don Giovanni at the Metropolitan Opera in New York and Escamillo in Carmen the following year in London. He sang in Les Contes d’Hoffmann in Vienna, Le Nozze di Figaro and Cosi fan tutte in New York, Don Giovanni in Zurich and in Munich. 

In 2021-2022, he appeared as Il Re di Scozia in Ariodante at the Bolshoi Theater in Moscow, the four diabolical characters in the Contes d’Hoffmann at the Staatsoper in Hamburg, Henri VIII in Anna Bolena at the Zurich Opernhaus, Guglielmo in Così fan tutte in Salzbourg, Leporello at the Staatsoper in Hamburg and at the War Memorial Opera House in San Francisco, Dulcamara in L'Elisir d'amore in Seattle.

Luca Pisaroni also performs in concert (Mozart's Requiem, Beethoven's Ninth Symphony).

At the Paris Opera: Pulcinella (bass), 2002 ; La Bohème (Colline), 2003 ; Alcina (Melisso), 2004 ; Don Giovanni (Leporello), 2006, 2007 ; Les Nozze di Figaro (Figaro), 2008 ; Les Nozze di Figaro (Figaro, le Comte d’Almaviva), 2010, 2012, 2022 ; Pelléas et Mélisande (Golaud), 2017 ; La Scala di seta (Don Rodrigue), 2021 ; La Cenerentola (Alidoro), 2022.

Currently in

  • Palais Garnier
  • from 20 January to 16 February 2024

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