Paolo Lardizzone began to study singing with Giacomo Rocchetti, after with Nazzareno Antinori at the Academy Beniamino Gigli in Recanati and then with Giorgio Merighi in Jesi, in Italy. In 2013 he perfected his technique with Renato Bruson.
He was directed by Z. Mehta, Carlo Palleschi, Gelmetti, Andrea Sanguineti, Ivo Lipanovic, N. Baxa, Oliver Dovhnany, T. Fabio Mastrangelo, Nikša Bareza, Massimo Alessio Taddia, Mauro Roveri, Enrico Dovico.
His repertoire includes main roles in Rigoletto, La Traviata, Il Trovatore, Macbeth, Vespri siciliani, Tosca, Madama Butterfly, La Rondine, La Bohème, Manon Lescaut, Turandot, Carmen, Lucia di Lammermoor, Aida, Medea, Norma.
He was Mario Cavaradossi in Tosca at the Teatro Lirico di Spoleto; the Duke of Mantua in Rigoletto; Alfredo Geormont in La Traviata at the Beijing Music Festival in Beijing; Radames in Aida at the Cairo Opera House; Rodolfo in La Bohème at the Palais de la Music in Strasbourg; Faust in Mefistofele at HNK Split; Don José in Carmen, and Manrico in Il Trovatore at Revolving Teather in Česky Krumlov.
For the JK Tyl Theatre in Pilsen he was Puccini’s Edgar and Canio in Leoncavallo’s Pagliacci, which was very well received by audiences and critics. For his interpretation of Edgar he was nominated for the Thalia Awards 2015 by the Czech Actors' Association for the best opera artists in Czech Repubblic.
(Source: South Bohemian Theatre)