Piero Pretti had his first professional engagement as Rodolfo in La bohème. In subsequent seasons, he appeared in Ifigenia in Aulide in Rome conducted by Riccardo Muti, he made his debut in I Vespri siciliani at the Teatro Regio where he returned with Lucia di Lammermoor conducted by ianandrea Noseda and appeared in a concert of arias by Verdi conducted by Riccardo Muti at the Ravenna Festival.
Other engagements included Rigoletto and La traviata at Teatro Regio in Turin, Luisa Miller, Rigoletto, Un ballo in maschera and Lucia di Lammermoor at La Scala, I due Foscari at Teatro Massimo in Palermo, Madama Butterfly in Auckland, Rigoletto and La traviata at Wiener Staatsoper, Rigoletto at the Bayerische Staatsoper in Munchen, at Royal Opera House in London and at Teatro dell’Opera in Rome, Nabucco at Les Choregies d’Orange and again Lucia di Lammermoor at Teatro Filarmonico in Verona for Arena Foundation.
Among his recent engagements Madama Butterfly in Bilbao, at Opéra de Paris, Wiener Staatsoper, Berlin, Zurich and at MET in New York, Lucia di Lammermoor at Hamburgische Staatsoper, Muscat, Turin, La traviata at Teatro La Fenice in Venice and in Torino, Nabucco at Arena in Verona, Rigoletto at Teatro Real in Madrid and at Teatro alla Scala, La bohème at Wiener Staatsoper, Il Trovatore in Macerata, Lucia di Lammermoor in Paris, Rigoletto in Rome and Naples, Anna Bolena and Il Pirata at Teatro alla Scala, Macbeth in Turin and Edinburgh, Il Trovatore in Frankfurt, Un ballo in maschera in Wien and Paris, La bohème in Madrid, Il Trovatore in Florence and Seville, Rigoletto and Nabucco in Munich, Don Carlo in Venice.
Among future engagements Cavalleria rusticana with Chicago Symphony conducted by Riccardo Muti, Il Trovatore in Venice, Nabucco in Parma, Aida in Paris, Tosca in Moscow, La traviata in Naples, Il trovatore and La bohème in Rome, Cavalleria rusticana in Arena di Verona, again Il trovatore in Palermo.