Carlo Allemano was born in Turin. He studied with Maestro E. Battaglia and was the first prize winner of both the Toti dal Monte Singing Competition in Treviso (1989) and the Mozart Competition at the Wiener Staatsoper (1990).
Since then he has established himself as a leading opera and concert singer. He regularly sings with conductors such as Christophe Rousset, Emmanuelle Haïm, René Jacobs, Wolfgang Sawallisch, Claudio Abbado, Riccardo Muti, Zubin Mehta, Leopold Hager, G. Gavazzeni, Marco Guidarini, Fabio Biondi, Alessandro De Marchi.
Carlo Vincenzo Allemano has appeared in many of the most important opera houses: Teatro alla Scala Milan, Wiener Staatsoper, Wiener Volksoper, Bayerische Staatsoper München, La Monnaie Brussels, Glyndebourne Touring Opera, Opéra National du Rhin Strasbourg, Maggio Musicale Fiorentino Firenze, The Israeli Opera Tel Aviv, Barbican Theatre in London… and festivals such as Glyndebourne, Salzburg, Beaune, Ravenna, Martina Franca…
Carlo’s opera roles include: Don Basilio in Le Nozze di Figaro at the Teatro alla Scala with Riccardo Muti and in Ferrara with Claudio Abbado (staged by Jonathan Miller); La Clemenza di Tito at the Teatro La Fenice with Dantone / Heermann; Don Ottavio in Don Giovanni at the Wiener Staatsoper staged by Gorgio Strehler; Arturo in Lucia di Lammermoor at the Teatro Regio Turin under the baton of Bruno Campanella; Cassio in Otello at the Teatro alla Scala and at the Bayerische Staatsoper München (Z. Mehta / G. Vick); Orfeo (title role) in Monteverdi’s Orfeo (Barbican Festival London, Aix-en-Provence, Théâtre des Champs-Elysées Paris, La Monnaie Bruxelles) with R. Jacobs / S. Keenlyside; Il Tempo in Handel’s Trionfo del Tempo e del Disinganno (Festival Beaune, Théâtre des Champs-Elysées, Valencia, Poitiers…) with E. Haïm and Le Concert d’Astrée; Hyllus in Handel’s Hercules at the Handel-Festspiele Halle under the baton of Alessandro De Marchi; Bajazet in Handel’s Tamerlano at the Lille Opera and the Théâtre des Champs-Elysées; Ercole (title role) in Vivaldi’s Ercole sul Termondonte at the Teatro La Fenice, Konzerthaus Wien and the Théâtre des Champs-Elysées with F. Biondi and Europa Galante; Hasse’s Piramo e Tisbe at the Musikfestspiele Potsdam Sanssouci; Provenzale’s Stellidaura at the Innsbruck Festival under the baton of Alessandro De Marchi with the Academia Montis Regalis; Verdi’s Requiem with Diego Fasolis; the title role in La Clemenza di Tito in Innsbruck and in Saint-Etienne with Denis Podalydès; La Finta giardiniera (Podestà) with E. Haïm in Dijon and at the Lille Opera; Pasquini’s La Sete di Cristo in Krakow; Porpora’s Germanico in Innsbruck with Alessandro De Marchi; Cavalli’s Serse in Lille with Emmanuelle Haïm; Purcell’s Dido and Aeneas in Turin and Liège; Vivaldi’s Incoronazione di Dario (title role) with Ottavio Dantone at the Teatro Regio in Turin; Monteverdi’s Combattimento di Tancredi e Clorinda (Il Testo) with Giovanni Antonini in several European cities.
Recent and future projects include the title role in Mozart’s Clemenza di Tito in Valencia; Mercadante’s Didone abbandonata (Jarba) at the Innsbruck Festival for Early Music; Giove in Legrenzi’s Divisione del Mondo (Giove) in Strasbourg, Mulhouse, Colmar, Nancy, Versailles and Cologne; Admento in Vivaldi’s Dorilla in Tempe at the Wexford Festival Opera.
Since 2010 Carlo Allemano has become a “Gestalt therapist” at NGI (Norsk Gestaltinstitutt, Oslo).