Roberto Tagliavini made his debut in 2005 at the Teatro Regio in Parma in Gluck's Alceste. He was rapidly invited to sing at the major Italian and European opera houses in a repertoire of mainly Mozart, Rossini, Donizetti and Bellini. In 2009, he sang Selim in Il Turco in Italia at the Teatro Verdi in Trieste and in 2010 Verdi's Requiem under Lorin Maazel at the Parma Verdi Festival. In the following seasons, he sang Mustafà in L’Italiana in Algeri in Trieste, Lord Sydney in Il Viaggio a Reims, the King and Ramfis in Aida, the Governor in Le Comte Ory and Elmiro Barberico in Rossini's Otello at La Scala, Milan, the Count in Le Nozze di Figaro at Toulon Opera and Figaro at La Maestranza in Seville, Raimondo in Lucia di Lammermoor at the Teatro Carlo Felice in Genoa, Lord Walton in I Puritani and Brother Lawrence in Roméo et Juliette at the Teatro Real, Madrid, the King in Aida and Ferrando in Il Trovatore at the Verona Arena, Don Basilio in Il Barbiere di Siviglia at Zurich Opera, the King in Aida at the 2011 Maggio Musicale Fiorentino, the title role of Attila at Verona, Saint Petersburg, Shanghai and the Deutsche Oper, Berlin, Jacopo Loredano in I due Foscari at the Theater an der Wien, Ferrando at La Scala, Milan and La Fenice, Venice, the title role in Maometto Secondo at Rome Opera, Lord Sydney in Il Viaggio a Reims at Amsterdam Opera, and Banquo in Macbeth at the Théâtre des Champs-Elysées.
Otello - 2011
Born in Parma Studied with the baritone Romano Franceschetto
"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.