Maurizio Muraro has been awarded important international prizes including Katia Ricciarelli International Competition in 1990, A. Belli Competition in Spoleto in 1994, E. Waechter Prize as the best opera singer of the Austrian season, Vienna Staatsoper, 1999/2000.
He has sung in the main opera houses in the world working with conductors as R. Muti, Z. Mehta, J. Levine, S. Ozawa, C. Abbado, Sir C. Davies, D. Oren, Ch. Thieleman, A. Pappano, M. Botlon, J. Delacote. Besides he sang under the direction of M. Viotti, V. Delman and G. Sinopoli.
He loves all Mozart’s roles in which he is able to express his inborn comic power. Moreover his Figaro and Leporello are sung once again with a deep voice, thus following Mozart’s original idea. His notable interpretative versality enables him to perform also dramatic roles such as Verdi’s Fiesco, Banco, Filippo II. His repertoire encompasses also Wagner, Rossini, Puccini, Bellini and others.
Maurizio Muraro has appeared on the stages of the Metropolitan Opera in New York, the New National Theatre in Tokyo, Berlin Deutscheoper, the Staatsoper in Vienna, the Staatsoper in Munich, the Staatsoper in Hamburg, the Royal Theatre in Bruxelles, Ravenna Festival, La Fenice in Venice, the Teatro Carlo Felice in Genova, La Scala in Milan, the Teatro Comunale in Florence. His filmography includes some international co-productions such as Tosca directed by B. Jacquot, with the Covent Garden Orchestra conducted by A. Pappano.
Among his recordings let us remember Carmen, under the direction of Sinopoli for Teldes, Tosca, directed by Pappano for EMI, Le Nozze di Figaro and Don Giovanni both with B. de Billi conducting the Vienna Radio Symphony Orchestra, and the tale Peter and the Wolf by S. Prokofiev with the Orchestra of the Teatro Olimpico of Vicenza.