Alessandro Luciano

Tenor

Alessandro Luciano A native of Rome, Alessandro Luciano began studying piano at the age of seven and subsequently dedicated himself to composition and conducting. He soon discovered his talent for singing and began studies with Romualdo Savastano. He has also participated in courses led by Giuseppe Sabatini, Ernesto Palacio, Raul Gimenez, and Robert Kettelson.

Mr Luciano graduated from the Accademia Nazionale d’Arte Drammatica Silvio D’Amico in Rome and performed as an actor in many productions, which brought him to important theaters in Italy and working with famous directors.

As a tenor he has made a name for himself for his interpretations of Italian and French bel canto repertoire with a focus on Rossini, Donizetti, Bellini. His repertoire includes Haydn (Il mondo della Luna), Verdi (La traviata, Rigoletto, Falstaff), Rossini (The Barber of Seville, La Cenerentola, Il Viaggio a Reims, Guillaume Tell, L’occasione fa il ladro, La donna del lago, Otello), Prokofiev (The Love for Three Oranges, The Gambler), Mozart (The Magic Flute), Bellini (La Sonnambula, The Puritans), Donizetti (L’elisir d’amore, La fille du règiment, Maria Stuarda, Don Pasquale, La Favorita, Lucia di Lammermoor), Gounod (Romèo et Juliette) and Puccini (La bohème).

Strong and lasting is his bond with modern and contemporary music, which has brought him to perform works by Benjamin Britten (The Prodigal Son, A Midsummer Night’s Dream), Arnold Schoenberg (Ode à Napoleone Bonaparte), Leo Ferrè (La Chanson du mal aimè), Alberico Vitalini (Il Mistero del Corporale). He performed world premieres of Mon. Marco Frisina’s oratory Il Cantico dei Cantici, Dimitri Scarlato’s Fadwa, and Michael Williams’s The Juniper Passion.

He has worked with prestigious conductors such as M.W. Chung, D. Barenboim, B. Campanella, A. Zedda, M. Mariotti, R. Abbado, G. Gelmetti, C. Rizzi, D. Renzetti, P. Olmi, Lu Ja, D. Stern, D. Jurowski, C. Rovaris, E. Klas and directors such as Graham Vick, Grisha Asagaroff, Damiano Michieletto, Guy Montavon, Ugo Gregoretti, Dmitri Tcherniakov, Emilio Sagi, Ruggero Cappuccio, Riccardo Canessa, Andrea Cigni.

He collaborates with the most important opera houses and concert halls, including Teatro alla Scala in Milan, Teatro Real de Madrid, Operà de Monte Carlo, Teatro dell Opera di Roma, Teatro Regio of Torino, the Rossini Opera Festival, Teatro Verdi of Trieste, Teatro Comunale of Bologna, Teatro Sao Carlos of Lisboa, the Welsh National Opera, the Israeli Opera of Tel Aviv, Theatre Royal de la Monnaie de Bruxelles, the Art Center of Seoul, the Auditorium Parco della Musica of Rome, the Gasteig of Munich; and with orchestras such as the Accademia Nazionale di Santa Cecilia, the Munchner PhilharmoniKer, La Filarmonica della Scala, and La Philarmonique de Monte-Carlo.