Biagio Pizzuti

Born in Salerno, he began his piano studies at the age of 8 years, graduating in piano and vocal studies with the highest marks, praise and honor at the “G.Martucci” conservatory in Salerno; At the same time he obtains a degree in Pharmacy at the University of the same city.

He specialized with Rolando Panerai, Renato Bruson and Alessandro Corbelli and attended the Opera Studio of the Santa Cecilia Academy in Rome under the guidance of Renata Scotto.

He later joined the Opera Ensemble at Carlo Felice Theater in Genova, debuting in Gianni Schicchi and La Bohème in the roles of Marcello and Schaunard; He also performed Gregorio in the Romeo et Juliette production directed by Fabio Luisi and recorded on CD by DECCA.

He won the 64th Aslico contest, winning the debut as Dulcamara in L’Elisir d’Amore in the theaters of Circuito Aslico and the following year he won the Spoleto International European Community Competition, debuting the title role in Gianni Schicchi.

He permormed Leporello in Don Giovanni in Canada and participated at Massenet’s Cléopâtre at the Pentecost Festival in Salzburg; he was Sharpless in the Madama Butterfly in Spoleto, Betto in Gianni Schicchi at An der Wien Theater and at Teatro Comunale in Florence, Leporello in Don Giovanni in Maribor, the main role in Don Giovanni in Ferrara, Don Bartolo in Il barbiere di Siviglia of Rossini, Masetto in Don Giovanni at Teatro Massimo in Palermo, Fabrizio and Pacuvio in La pietra del paragone at Thèâtre du Châtelet in Paris under Spinosi and Barberio Corsetti. He also sang as a soloist in the 9th Beethoven Symphony at Bellini Theater in Catania.

Among his recent and future engagements: Guglielmo in Così fan tutte in Liverpool, Don Prudenzio in the new production of Il viaggio a Reims in Amsterdam with the direction of Damiano Michieletto, Schaunard in La Bohème at Teatro San Carlo in Naples, Taddeo in L’Italiana in Algeri at Opera Theatre in Florence, Faurè Requiem at Verona Philharmonic Theater, Belcore in L’Elisir d’amore at Teatro del Maggio Musicale Fiorentino, Macrobio in La pietra del paragone at Teatro Lirico in Cagliari and Leporello in Don Giovanni in Basel. He will record Handel’s Serse (Elviro) for Deutsche Grammophon.

September 2017



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