Alessandro Corbelli was born in Turin and after receiving his diploma from the Liceo of Classical studies he continued his studies at the Faculty of Philosophy.
Contemporaneously he carried out his musical training under the guidance of Giuseppe Valdengo and subsequently with Claude Thiolas, with whom he has been working since 1977.
At a very early age, he won numerous competitions and in 1975 he was awarded with an honorary diploma for singing from the Accademia Musicale Chigiana in Siena.
A fine career thus began for Alessandro Corbelli and he has since been regularly engaged in principal roles in the most important Italian and foreign theatres such as: Teatro alla Scala in Milan, Teatro San Carlo in Naples, Teatro Regio in Turin, the Arena in Verona, Teatro dell'Opera in Rome, Teatro Comunale in Florence, Teatro Comunale in Bologna, Metropolitan in New York, l'Opéra in Paris, Covent Garden in London, Staatsoper in Vienna, Bayerische Staatsoper in Munich.
He also participates in important musical Festivals among which the Festivals in Glyndebourne, Edinburgh, Salzburg and Pesaro, under the guidance of prestigious directors and orchestra conductors.
In 1994 he was awarded the Critics 'Premio Abbiati' prize for his interpretation of Leporello in Don Giovanni in Teatro alla Scala, conducted by Riccardo Muti.
He held a master class for singing in Susa, Florence and Milan for the As.Li.Co and has carried out numerous discographic recordings among which Cinderella and Il Turco in Italia for Decca and the Mozart-Da Ponte Trilogy for Telarc.