Italian tenor Leonardo Caimi makes his debut at the National Theatre Opera as Don José (Carmen) in August 2023. He graduated in singing from the Arcangelo Corelli Conservatoire in Messina and in clarinet from the Fausto Torrefranca Conservatoire in Vibo Valentia, where he also studied composition. He also obtained a degree in Philosophy at the University of Messina. He has guest appeared in Royal Opera House in London (Don José, Carmen, Cavaradossi, Tosca and Hoffmann, Les contes d’Hoffmann), in Oper Leipzig (Calaf, Turandot and Don José), in Maggio Musicale Fiorentino (Roberto, Le Villi and Rodolfo, La bohème), at the Staatstheater Darmstadt (Gustavo III, Un ballo in maschera), in Theater Bonn (Arrigo, I vespri siciliani and Don Carlo), Aalto-Theater Essen (Cavaradossi, Tosca), at the Israeli Opera,Tel Aviv (Des Grieux, Manon, Radames, Aida and Don José), Deutsche Oper Berlin (Don José), La Monnaie (Turiddu, Cavalleria rusticana), Bayerische Staatsoper (Arrigo, I vespri siciliani and Ismaele, Nabucco) and Teatro Colón, Buenos Aires (Maurizio, Adriana Lecouvreur), among many others.
Photo: Davide Caimi