Cristiano, lyric tenor, completed his university education (Literature and theology near Urbino’s University ) and obtained Vocal Performance diploma at Conservatorium “G.Rossini” of Pesaro.
He has undertaken masterclasses with A.Billard, E.Facini, A.Kraus, G.Mastino, R.Savastano, M.Trombetta, G.Zancanaro
He has won many competitions including ‘ Iris Adami Coradetti’ in Padova in 1996 and Ascoli Piceno in 1997.
His debut was the role of Alfredo in La Traviata
for the theatre Masini of Faenza (Bologna,1995).
He has worked in the most important Italian theatres with world class conductors including J.Conlon, G.Noseda, A.Fish, P.Augin, G.Kuhn, D.Oren , Lu Ja, G.Gelmetti, R.Palumbo, J.Kovatchev and others, Begins his career first as second lead in the most important Italian theatre working with the best director as F.Zeffirelli, P.Pizzi, R.Carsen, G.Vick, B.Montresor, L.Dodin, G.Deflo, H.De Ana, R.De Simone, D.Michieletto.
He was present in the cast of: Die Zauberflote
, Opera in Rome;. Anna Bolena
, Bergamo; Idomeneo
, Ancona; Il Trovatore
, Busseto, Arena di Verona; Manon
, Trieste; Manon Lescaut
, Pisa, Livorno; Nabucco
, Ravenna; Lucia di Lammermoor
, Genova, Pisa, Macerata, Ravenna; Rigoletto
, Macerata; Le contes d’Hoffmann
, Cremona, Como, Pavia; Peter Grimes
, Modena, Ferrara; Salome, Verona, Palermo, Torino; Norma, Ferrara, Piacenza 2006 ; Pagliacci
(Arlecchino), Arena Verona 2006. Festival Puccini of Torre del Lago in season 2008, 2009, 2010.
In a second phase and in the most recent seasons Cristiano started to debut with leading roles. In particular he performed: Rodolfo (La Bohème
) at Teatro Bonci Cesena and Teatro comunale Grosseto; Pinkerton (Madama Butterfly
)at teatro Carani, Monaco, Sassuolo, Coopenaghen, Carpi; Alfredo (La Traviata
), in Faenza, Alessandria, Tarvisio, Wiblingen, Ullm; Riccardo (Un Ballo in maschera
) at teatro Rosetum Milano, Monterosa Torino; Ismaele (Nabucco
) at festival Residenz Monaco, Wiblingen; Turiddu (Cavalleria Rusticana
) at the Teatro Comunale in Narni (2005), arena di Falconara (An) 2007, Tuscia festival 2010; Manrico (Il Trovatore
), at expo teatro Dolo (Venezia) 2006.
In particolar he had great success with his Calaf (Turandot
) in Teatro Sejong di Seoul (2005); Cavaradossi (Tosca
) in Arena Sferisterio di Macerata (2005), Carpi; Radames (Aida
) in Arena Narni Openair (2006), National theatre of Tirana (2007); Faust
(C. Gounod), Don Josè (Tragedie de Carmen
) and Ruggero (La Rondine
) at Dvorak Theatre Ostrava (2007, 2008), Edgardo (Lucia diLammermoor
) at National theatre of Tirana (2008).
He collaborates regularly with Fondazione Torre del Lago- Puccini (Manon Lescaut
, Edmondo; Gianni Schicchi
, Rinuccio; Fanciulla del West
, Nick) and Fondazione Arena di Verona and he did many tournées in South America and Europe, for example with Rundfunk Bayerischer Orchestra ( conductor G. Kuhn) with Orchestra of Sofia (2002, conductor B.Ivanov) and with Philharmonic orchestra of S.Petersburg in Russia (2006) at Music’s Building of Mosca and in Philarmonic Academy of S.Petersburg, conductor M° Sviatoslav Luther.
Last engagements are the role of Syphax in “Der Koenig Kandaules
” in Teatro Massimo of Palermo in may 2012. In this same theatre Cristiano was engaged also in recent seasons (“Die Gezeichneten
” of F.Schreker, 2010 “The Greek Passion
” of B.Martinu, 2011).
Next engagements are: Assassinio nella Cattedrale
(I.Pizzetti, 1°Tempter/Knight) in Milano Dome, July 2012, Turandot
(Pong) in Tokio Dome, November 2012, I Masnadieri
(Teatro alla Fenice, Venezia, December 2012).