After having received his diploma in violin in 1992, Gianluca Breda began his studies in singing receiving his diploma in 1997 at the Conservatory of Parma. He then specialized in France with Professor Françoise Garner.
After his debut in Parma in the opera The Little sweep by Britten and after an intense period performing in concerts, he began his career which in a short time resulted in the opportunity to interpret important roles when he was still extremely young, which led to his performances in the roles from the great repertoire such as Ramfis, Zaccaria, Don Basilio, Sparafucile, to name but a few, as permanent guest singer with the Teatro Dijon.
He participated in the summer season of the Macerata Opera Festival in the role of the King in Aida, which he recorded in Rovigo and Pavia, and in the 2002 season he took part once again in the season in Macerata in the roles of Zuniga in Carmen and Monterone in Rigoletto. He returned to Macerata in the 2003 season for the production of La Traviata (Dr. Grenvil).
He participated in the season of the Teatro Ponchielli in Cremona in Un Ballo in maschera (in the role of Samuel).
Recently he interpreted the role of Zaccaria in Nabucco at the Teatro Sociale in Rovigo.
In the near future he will interpret Sir Gualtiero in Roberto Devereux by Donizetti at the Teatro Donizetti in Bergamo, Don Basilio in Il Barbiere di Siviglia by Rossini for a tour with the Teatro Verdi in Salerno in Bombay and New Delhi, and then he will interpret Angelotti in Tosca by Puccini at the Teatro delle Muse in Ancona and at the Teatro Filarmonico in Verona.
Gianluca Breda also speaks fluent French.