Piero Pretti made his professional debut in 2006 in the role of Rodolpho in La Bohème. He then performed at a number of Italian opera houses: Jesi and Treviso in the role of Alfredo in La Traviata; in Sassari in the title role of Poliuto, and in Ravenna as Manrico in Il Trovatore. In 2009, he sang Achilles in Iphegénie en Aulide in Rome with Riccardo Muti.
In 2011, he made his debut performance as Arrigo in Sicilian Vespers with Gianandrea Noseda at the Teatro Regio in Turin where he was also invited to sing Egdardo in Lucia di Lammermoor that same season and he gave a performance of Verdi arias conducted by Riccardo Muti at the Ravenna Festival. During the seasons that followed he returned to Turin for Rigoletto (the Duke of Mantua) and La Traviata, sang the Verdi Requiem in Kazan and Tokyo, and took part in the following productions: Luisa Miller (Rodolfo), Rigoletto, Un bal masqué (Riccardo), Lucia di Lammermoor (Edgardo) at La Scala Milan and at the Teatro Regio in Parma, I due Foscari (Jacopo Foscari) in Palerma, Madame Butterfly (Pinkerton) in Auckland, Il Trovatore and La Traviata at La Fenice in Venice, Rossini’s Stabat Mater in Tokyo and at the Théâtre des Champs-Élysées in Paris, La Traviata at the Vienna Staatsoper, Rigoletto at the Vienna Staatsoper and the Bayerische Staatsoper in Munich, in Rome and at Covent Garden and Nabucco (Ismaele) at the Chorégies d’Orange (July 2014).
Last season, he took part in Lucia di Lammermoor at the Teatro Filarmonico in Verona and at the Hamburg Staatsoper, Madame Butterfly in Bilbao, La Traviata at La Fenice in Venice and at the Teatro Regio in Turin and Nabucco in Verona.
Forthcoming productions: La Bohème at the Vienna Staatsoper, Rigoletto at the Teatro Real in Madrid, Lucia di Lammermoor and La Donna serpente by Alfredo Casella (Altidor) at the Teatro Regio in Turin.
Paris Opera Debut