Stefano Secco Tenor


Stefano Secco studied with Alberto Soresina, Franco Corelli, Franca Mattiucci, Leyla Gencer and Renata Scotto. He made his stage debut at the Teatro Verdi di Sassari (Fenton in Falstaff) and was then hired by the Rome Opera (appearing as Rodolfo in La Bohème). Soon thereafter, his career took on an international dimension. He has made guest appearances at the Teatro Regio in Turin, the Staatsoper in Vienna, the Capitole in Toulouse, la Scala in Milan, the Puccini Festival in Torre del Lago, La Fenice in Venice, the Verona Arena, the Macerata Festival, the Deutsche Oper in Berlin, the Liceu in Barcelona, the Teatro Real in Madrid, the Staatsoper in Hamburg, the Semperoper in Dresden, the Amsterdam Opera, the Royal Opera House Covent Garden in London, the Grand Théâtre de Genève, the Frankfurt Opera, and the San Francisco Opera. He has performed many of the great roles in the Italian repertoire, including The Duke of Mantua (Rigoletto), Rodolfo (La Bohème), Alfredo (La Traviata), Pinkerton (Madama Butterfly), Edgardo (Lucia di Lammermoor), the title roles of Roberto Devereux and Don Carlo, Arturo (I Puritani), Gualtiero (Il Pirata), Nemorino (L’Elisir d’amore), Gabriele Adorno (Simon Boccanegra), Osiride (Moïse), Ismaele (Nabucco), Macduff (Macbeth), Rodolfo (Luisa Miller), and Riccardo (Un ballo in maschera). He is also well-versed in the French repertoire having sung Des Grieux (Manon), Roméo (Roméo et Juliette), the title roles in Werther and Faust as well as Don José in Carmen, and Hoffmann. He has also performed at the Paris Opera in La Bohème, Don Carlo, Simon Boccanegra, La Traviata, Macbeth, Rigoletto, and The Tales of Hoffmann. More recently, he sang in Nabucco and Roméo et Juliette at the Verona Arena, Simon Boccanegra and Don Carlo at the Staatsoper in Vienne, Madama Butterfly at the Liceu in Barcelona, then in Dresden, Chicago, Tokyo, Florence, Toronto and Los Angeles, Carmen in Venice and Seoul, La Traviata in Palermo, Simon Boccanegra in Munich, and Don Carlo at the Grange Park Opera. At the same time, he maintains an active concert schedule, appearing with prestigious conductors like Riccardo Chailly, Myung Whun Chung, Jesús López Cobos, Stefano Ranzani and Daniel Barenboim (Verdi’s Requiem at the Bolshoi Theatre).

Projects: La Traviata in Seattle, Il Trovatore at the Rome Opera, Carmen at the Teatro San Carlo in Naples and Lucia di Lammermoor at the National Center of Performing Arts in Beijing.

Immerse in the Paris Opera universe

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