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Roberto Tagliavini
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Season 18/19 ArtistSeason 19/20 Artist
© Victor Santiago

Roberto Tagliavini was born in Parma, where he began to study singing with the baritone Romano Franceschetto. He regularly performs in the main international theaters in a repertoire ranging from Rossini, Mozart, Bellini, Donizetti to the French and verdiano repertoire.In evidence roles such as Selim (Il turco in Italia) and mustafà (L’italiana in Algeri),Alidoro (La Cenerentola), Fernando (La gazza ladra), Lord Sidney (Il viaggio a Reims), Maometto (Maometto II), Elmiro (Otello), Gouverneur (Le comte Ory), Basilio (Il Barbiere di Siviglia), Il Conte e Figaro (Le Nozze di Figaro), Rodolfo (La sonnambula), Oroveso (Norma), Giorgio (I Puritani), Raimondo (Lucia di Lammermoor), Banco (Macbeth), Attila (Attila), Zaccaria (Nabucco), Pagano (I Lombardi alla Prima Crociata), Comte Des Grieux (Manon), Escamillo (Carmen), Frère Laurent (Roméo et Juliette), Lindorf, Miracle, Coppelius e Dapertutto (Les Contes d’Hoffmann) among the others, besides Mozart, Donizetti and Verdi’s Requiem and Rossini’s Stabat Mater.
He sang in the most prestigious Opera theatres, including the Teatro alla Scala, Opera in Paris, Teatro Real in Madrid,Salzburg Festival, Metropolitan in New York, the Academy of Santa Cecilia, Liceu in Barcelona, Deutsche Oper of Berlin, Los Angeles Opera, Mariinsky of St. Petersburg, the Nationale Opera and the Concertgebouw of Amsterdam,Vienna State Opera, Bavarian State Opera House, Zurich Opera House.

Among his future engagements:
Il Trovatore in Madrid, Don Giovanni (Leporello) at Covent Garden in London, Luisa Miller (Walter) at Salzburger Festspiele, La Cenerentola in Amsterdam and Vienna, Ernani in Lyon, Anna Bolena in Bilbao, Manon in Paris Opera.

Creations at the Opera

  • Montano

    Otello - 2011

Currently in

Career history

Born in Parma Studied with the baritone Romano Franceschetto

Distinctions

"Best performer of the season" at the Teatro Verdi, Trieste in 2009, as Selim in Il Turco in Italia "Best young singer" at the Parma Verdi Festival in 2010, as Loredano in I due Foscari and Verdi's Requiem.