BRUNO PRATICO’

As acclaimed Bass-Baritone Bruno Praticò performed in the world’s most important concert halls and opera houses, including Metropolitan Opera, Teatro alla Scala, Teatro di San Carlo in Napoli, Wiener Staatsoper, Teatro Comunale in Firenze, Teatro Comunale in Bologna, Teatro Massimo in Palermo, Grand Théâtre de Genève, Teatro Real in Madrid, Teatro La Fenice in Venezia, Teatro dell’Opera in Rome, Teatro Carlo Felice in Genoa, Teatro Regio in Parma, Amsterdam Nederlandse Opera, Opéra de Lausanne and the New National Theatre and Japan Opera Foundation in Tokyo.
He collaborated with such conductors as Claudio Abbado, Bruno Campanella, Riccardo Chailly, Gianluigi Gelmetti, Daniele Gatti, Donato Renzetti, Carlo Rizzi and Alberto Zedda.
The role of Bartolo in Rossini’s Il barbiere di Siviglia has become one of his signature parts. He performed Bartolo several times in her career in such venues as Teatro dell’Opera in Roma, Teatro San Carlo in Naples, Baltimore Opera Company, Arena di Verona, Opéra de Montecarlo, Opéra National de Paris, Teatro Massimo “V. Bellini” in Catania, Teatro dell’Opera in Roma, Bayerische Staatsoper, Teatro Real in Madrid. Other successful performances include his peformances of Don Magnifico (La Cenerentola) at the Opéra National de Paris and at Bayerische Staatsoper, of Geronimo (Il matrimonio segreto) at the Théâtre des Champs Elysées de Paris and in Montecarlo and the role of Dulcamara (L’elisir d’amore) at the Teatro La Fenice di Venezia and a the Teatro Comunale di Bologna.
His extensive discography includes Il barbiere di Siviglia (Bartolo) for EMI, L’elisir d’amore (Dulcamara) for Erato, Il signor Bruschino and La cambiale di matrimonio for Claves, Lakmè, Don Quichotte and Leoncavallo’s La bohème for Nuova Era, L’italiana in Algeri for Bongiovanni, Donizetti’s La romanziera e l’uomo nero for Opera Rara, L’italiana in Algeri for the BMG label and La Cenerentola under the baton of Alberto Zedda.

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