Carlo Cigni 
BASS 

Born in Livorno, he studied at Parma Conservatory. He made his debut at Teatro Comunale, Florence, in ’99 in the role of Uberto "La Serva Padrona" by Pergolesi and Paisiello and returned there in various productions including "Les Troyens" with Zubin Mehta, "Il Trovatore" with Marc Elder, "La Sonnambula" (Count Rodolfo) with Daniel Oren and Verdi "Requiem".

He has appeared at ltaly’s leading opera houses, including Teatro alla Scala with "Otello" (Lodovico), "La Boheme" (Colline) and "Aida" (King), Roma Opera with Mozart "Requiem", "Il Trovatore", "Norma", "Aida" ; Teatro Massimo Palermo with "Don Giovanni", "Macbeth", Teatro Regio Torino with "Le Nozze di Figaro" (title-role), "Il Trovatore" and "Turandot", Carlo Felice Genova with "Lucia di Lammermoor" (Raimondo), La Fenice Venezia with "Pia de Tolomei", Regio di Parma, San Carlo Napoli, Puccini Festival etc.

He perfomed in Covent Garden London with "Tosca", Bayerische Staatsoper Munich ("Troyens"), Concertgebouw Amsterdam with "Macbeth", Lisbon with "Medea", Seville with "La Sonnambula", Strasbourg with "Turandot", Operà deLyon, Operà de Marseille, Festival de Montpellier. "Otello" in Parma conducted by Bruno Bartoletti, "Simon Boccanegra" in Bologna conducted by Daniele Gatti. He sang "Il barbiere di Siviglia" in Toulon, "La clemenza di Tito" and "Edgar" in Turin and he made his debut with "Rigoletto" at the Paris Opera, then singing in "Norma" in St. Etienne, "La Boheme" in Menorca, "Medea" and "Maria Stuarda" Catania, "Lucia di Lammermoor" in Parma ….

He has sung with many of important conductors and directors including: Daniel Barenboim, Riccardo Chailly, Marc Elder, Gabriele Ferro, lvan Fisher, Daniele Gatti, Zubin Mehta, Daniel Oren, Antonio Pappano, Michel Plasson, Carlo Rizzi, Giuliano Montaldo, Jonathan Miller, Pier Luigi Pizzi, Maurizio Scaparro, Graham Vick, Franco Zeffirelli.

Among his next engagements, "Aida" at La Scala, Tel Aviv and Tokio conducted by Daniel Barenboim, "Luisa Miller" in Turin, "Maria Stuarda" in Trieste and Naples, "Otello" in Paris…

 

may 2010

 
 
 
On Stage
Un Ballo in mascheraThursday 31 July
at 21:00
in Arena
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