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Fabio Maria Capitanucci

At the age of 23 Fabio Maria Capitanucci wins the Teatro Lirico Sperimentale di Spoleto competition and from 1999 until 2001 he enters at the Accademia di Perfezionamento of Teatro alla Scala.

Since 1999 he’s been a regular guest at Teatro alla Scala in Milan, where he debuts as Marcello in La Bohème, Cavalier Belfiore in Un giorno di regno, Sharpless in Madama Butterfly, Lescaut in Massenet’s Manon, Guglielmo in Così fan tutte. Over the years in the same theatre he sings also Lucia di LammermoorLes Troyens, Il viaggio a Reims and Le nozze di Figaro.

During his career he sings in many of the major Italian, European and International theatres: L’elisir d’amore in Florence, Paris, Frankfurt, Munich, Valencia, Rome, London, Madrid, Turin; Il viaggio a Reims in Genoa; La Bohème in Genoa, Dresden, Madrid, Arena in Verona, Stresa, Turin,  at the Royal Opera House in London, at New York Metropolitan and in Atlanta; Le nozze di Figaro in Turin, Madrid, Vienna, Palermo and Dresden; Madama Butterfly in Palermo, at Teatro Liceu in Barcelona and in Dresden; Candide in Genoa; Roberto Devereux in Pamplona, Marseille and Munich; Così fan tutte in Hamburg, Genoa and Rieti; Lucia di Lammermoor in Marseille, Turin, Munich and at the New York MET; Don Pasquale  in Florence, Genoa and at the Florida Grand Opera in Miami; La Cenerentola in Barcelona and Dresden; Il Barbiere di Siviglia in Dresden, Lausanne, Palermo, Budapest, Hamburg and at the Bayerische Staatsoper in Munich; La Traviata at the Wiener Staatsoper, Turin and Munich; Falstaff in Vienna, Dresden and Monte Carlo; Les Troyens in London; Linda di Chamounix at Liceu in Barcelona; Il Pirata in Marseille; I Puritani in La Coruña and in Madrid. Since 2005 he’s often a guest of the Rossini Opera Festival in Pesaro, where he debuts in Coccia’s Arrighetto, in La cambiale di matrimonio and Edipo a Colono.

Beside opera, his repertoire include also sacred and symphonic music, such as Perosi’s La Cena del Signore and Orff’s Carmina Burana.  He records Madama Butterfly (CD) for EMI Classics conducted by M° Pappano, Cilea’s Gina (CD) for Bongiovanni, La Bohème (DVD) for Opus Arte, La cambiale di matrimonio (CD) for Dynamic, Leoncavallo’s I Medici (CD) and Fedora for Deutsche Grammophon.

Among his engagements: Falstaff  at La Scala and in San Francisco; La Traviata at Wiener Staatsoper and in Munich; Madama Butterfly in Barcelona; Les Troyens at la Scala; La Vedova allegra  in Genoa, Falstaff in Bamberg and Luzern, La Bohème in Genoa, Madama Butterfly in Bergen, La Bohème in  Saarbrucken and Tokyo, Maria Stuarda in Monte-Carlo, Pagliacci in Melbourne, La Bohème in Taormina and Trapani, Le nozze di Figaro and Il Barbiere di Siviglia in Palma de Mallorca, Don Giovanni, Madama Butterfly and Les pêcheurs de perles in Turin, La Cenerentola in Cardiff and Sassari, Il viaggio a Reims in Valencia, Il Barbiere di Siviglia in Barcelona, Palma de Mallorca, Berlin and Florence, Lo sposo di tre e marito di nessuna at the Maggio Musicale Fiorentino and Il furioso all’isola di santo Domingo at the Barbican Center in London.

January 2020

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