Guest of the Opera
Italian bass-baritone Simone Alberghini, 1994 Operalia Grand Prize winner, has appeared in opera houses at the highest level worldwide since the beginning of his career, singing at the Royal Opera House in London, Metropolitan Opera in New York, Washington National Opera, Wiener Staatsoper, Teatro La Fenice in Venice, Teatro Regio in Turin, Glyndebourne Festival, Festival della Valle d’Itria in Martina Franca, Rossini Opera Festival in Pesaro, Teatro di San Carlo in Naples, Teatro Comunale in Bologna, Bolshoi Theatre in Moscow, Mr. Alberghini regularly collaborates with internationally renowned conductors such as Maurizio Benini, Bruno Campanella, Riccardo Chailly, Teodor Currentzis, Andrew Davis, Vladimir Jurowski, Nicola Luisotti, Michele Mariotti, Zubin Mehta, Gianandrea Noseda, Seiji Ozawa, Emmanuel Villaume, Alberto Zedda.Mr. Alberghini recently performed: Guillaume Tell at the ROF in Pesaro and in Bologna (c. Mariotti/d.Vick); Donizetti’s Il furioso all’isola di San Domingo at the Donizetti Musica Festival in Bergamo and on tour in Italy; L’Elisir d’Amore (Belcore) in Washington; Anna Bolena (Enrico VIII) at the Tchaikovsky Concert Hall in Moscow; Cosìfan tutte (Guglielmo) in Bologna and Firenze; Don Giovanni (title role) at the Perm State Opera under Teodor Currentzis; La Bohème (Marcello) in Tenerife and in Palermo; Les Contes d’Hoffmann in Toulon; La Cenerentola (Dandini) in Washington, Naples and Göteborg; Mozart’s Requiem in Turin with the Orchestra Sinfonica Nazionale della Rai; La Gazza Ladra at the Rossini Opera Festival in Pesaro; Conte di Luna in Il Trovatore in Tenerife; Il Turco in Italia (Selim) in Ravenna; Donizetti’s Requiem with the Copenhagen Philharmonic Orchestra; Escamillio in Carmen in Bologna. Mr. Alberghini starred in the Rada Film opera movie La Cenerentola directed by Carlo Verdone and conducted by Gianluigi Gelmetti, which has been telecast worldwide. Plans include: Le Nozze di Figaro (Conte d’Almaviva) at the Teatro di San Carlo in Naples; La fille du régiment (Sulpice) at the Gran Teatre del Liceu in Barcelona; Don Giovanni with the Opera de Lyon on tour in Oman.