Riccardo NovaroBaritone

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Highlights

  • Rossini: La Cenerentola (Dandini) – Paris Opera, Bavarian State Opera
  • Cimarosa: Il Maestro di Cappella – Musikverein Vienna
  • Mozart: Don Giovanni (Leporello) – Lausanne Opera / (Don Giovanni) – Teatro dell’Arte Milan
  • Donizetti: L’Elisir d’amore (Dulcamara) – La Monnaie Bruxelles / (Belcore) – Tel Aviv, Naples
  • Rossini: L’Italiana in Algeri (Taddeo) – Bordeaux Opera
  • Cimarosa: Il Matrimonio segreto (Conte Robinson) – Nancy Opera
  • Mozart: Die Zauberflöte (Papageno) – Teatro Massimo Palermo
  • Mozart: Così fan tutte (Guglielmo) – Vlaamse Opera / (Don Alfonso) – La Monnaie Bruxelles
  • Mozart: Le Nozze di Figaro (Figaro) – Teatro Regio Turin, Théâtre des Champs-Elysées
  • Rossini: Il Turco in Italia (Prosdocimo) – Lausanne Opera
  • Handel: Giulio Cesare (Achilla) – Theater an der Wien, Théâtre des Champs-Elysées
  • Handel: Rinaldo (Argante) – Glyndebourne Festival

Riccardo Novaro is the revelation of the evening. This young Italian baritone displays perfect musicality and proves himself an actor of elegance, wit and imagination. (ResMusica.com)

Biography

Riccardo Novaro has established himself as one of the leading Bel Canto singers of his generation.

A great Mozart and Rossini interpreter, he has gained international recognition, singing the roles of Figaro at the Théâtre des Champs-Elysées and Il Conte (Le Nozze di Figaro) at the Opéra National de Bordeaux; Papageno (Die Zauberflöte) at the Teatro Massimo di Palermo; Guglielmo at the Vlaamse Oper and Don Alfonso (Così fan tutte) at the Glyndebourne Festival; Dandini (La Cenerentola) at the Opéra de Paris and at the Bayerische Staatsoper; Rimbaud (Le Comte Ory) at the Royal Concertgebouw Amsterdam; Taddeo (L’Italiana in Algeri) at the Opéra de Bordeaux; Prosdocimo (Il Turco in Italia) at the Opéra de Lausanne.

Acclaimed for both his beguiling vocal agility and versatility, Riccardo Novaro’s wide repertoire includes composers as varied as Monteverdi (Testo in Il Combattimento di Tancredi e Clorinda), Handel (Argante in Rinaldo; Achilla in Giulio Cesare), Donizetti (Malatesta in Don Pasquale; Belcore and Dulcamara in L’Elisir d’amore), Verdi (Il Cavalier Belfiore in Un Giorno di regno), Puccini (Schaunard in La Bohème) and Britten (Donald in Billy Budd).

He is regularly invited to perform at the most important opera houses and concert halls: Teatro alla Scala, Teatro Regio di Torino, Teatro Comunale di Ferrara, Accademia Nazionale di Santa Cecilia in Rome, Lincoln Center in New York, Barbican Centre in London, Opéra Comique de Paris, Israeli Opera in Tel Aviv, Auditorio Nacional de Música in Madrid, Palau de la Música de València, La Monnaie and Bozar in Brussels, Gasteig Philharmonie in Munich.

Riccardo has collaborated with conductors such as Giovanni Antonini, Diego Fasolis, Bruno Campanella, Emmanuelle Haïm, Gabriele Ferro, Iván Fischer, Riccardo Frizza, John Eliot Gardiner, Daniele Gatti, Vladimir Jurowski, René Jacobs, Ottavio Dantone, Jean-Christophe Spinosi… He has worked with stage directors including Annabel Arden, Robert Carsen, Damiano Michieletto, David McVicar, Adrian Noble, Pier Luigi Pizzi, Luca Ronconi, Daniel Slater.

His extensive discography comprises, among others, Charpentier’s Te Deum with Myun-Whun Chung (Deutsche Grammophon); Handel’s Floridante with Alan Curtis (Deutsche Grammophon Archiv Produktion); L’Olimpiade with Rinaldo Alessandrini, Orlando furioso with Federico Maria Sardelli and L’Incoronazione di Dario with Ottavio Dantone for the Vivaldi Edition on Naïve; Cimarosa’s Maestro di Cappella with Il Giardino Armonico conducted by Giovanni Antonini for the Haydn 2032 project issued through Alpha Classics.

Past highlights embrace Il Matrimonio Segreto at the Opéra National de Lorraine, L’Incoronazione di Dario at the Teatro Regio di Torino, Leporello at the Opéra de Lausanne and the title role in Don Giovanni at the Teatro dell’Arte in Milan.

Recent and forthcoming engagements include Astolfo in Orlando furioso at La Fenice, Idreno in Armida at the Theater an der Wien, Don Alfonso in Così fan tutte at La Monnaie in Bruxelles, Dandini in La Cenerentola at the Grand Théâtre de Genève and Bartolo in Il Barbiere di Siviglia at both the Grange Festival and the LAC, the cultural centre of the city of Lugano.

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