Born in Sassuolo, Mattia Olivieri started very young his vocal studies at the G.B. Martini Music Conservatory in Bologna, participated to several scholarships and masterclasses and specialized under the bariton Maurizio Leoni.
In 2009 he was admitted at the Scuola dell’Opera Italiana of Teatro Comunale Bologna.
He made his operatic debut in 2008, performed Giorgio in La gazza ladra in Bologna (Mariotti/Michieletto) and started collaborating with several musical institutions such as Festival della Valle d’Itria in Martina Franca, Teatro Lirico in Cagliari, Carlo Felice in Genoa, Dresdner Semper Oper.
In 2012 he was Don Prudenzio in Il viaggio a Reims with the Rossini Academy in Pesaro and in September he started in the Centre de Perfeccionament in Valencia, where he performed Cherubini in M.F.Caballero’s Zarzuela El duo de la africana and Schaunard in La bohème (Chailly/Livermore).
Among his further engagements: Guglielmo in Così fan tutte in Valencia and Nice, Fabrizio in Crispino e la comare at the Martina Franca Festival, Schaunard il La Bohéme in Sao Paulo and at La Scala and Marcello in Athens and Sao Paulo, the title-role in Don Giovanni in Palermo and Trieste, Ping in Turandot at the Arena di Verona and at the Bregenzer Festspiele, where he also sung in Donizetti’s Requiem, Nardo in La finta giardiniera with the Glyndebourne Tour, Escamillo in Carmen in Genoa, Belcore in L’elisir d’amore in Cagliari, La Scala and Valencia, Figaro in Il barbiere di Siviglia in Nice, Szymanovsky’s Stabat Mater in Bari.
In 2017 Mattia Olivieri will play Guglielmo in Così fan tutte at Opera di Roma, Marcello in La bohéme at La Fenice, Papageno in Die Zauberflöte with the Circuito Marchigiano, Masetto in Don Giovanni and Schaunard in La bohéme at La Scala, where he will be back in 2018 with other two projects, the debut as Enrico in Lucia di Lammermoor in Padova, the title role in Don Giovanni with the Dubai tour of Teatro San Carlo of Neaples, Parmenione in Rossini’s L’occasione fa il ladro with the Oman tour of Pesaro Rossini Opera Festival and Marcello in La bohéme at the Amsterdam Neederlads Opera. Soon Alphonse in La Favorite at the Liceu in Barcelona and the Verdi debut as Ford in Falstaff with the NNTT in Tokyo.