|Alessandro Liberatore 2011|
Born in Rome, Alessandro Liberatore studied piano and singing. He attended master class with Rockwell Blake at the Accademia Nazionale di Santa Cecilia in Rome. He is specializing under the guidance of Claudio Di Segni. He was the winner of international competitions such as the prestigious “Enrico Caruso” Prize and the “Zandonai” Competition. He debuted singing as Don Ottavio in Don Giovanni. His repertoire includes operas by Mozart, Bellini, Verdi, Puccini, as well as the French operas.
In October 2002, he sang in recital with Luciano Pavarotti in Montecarlo, subsequently he has started a successful career, having performed in several opera and concert houses in Italy. He appeared at the Auditorium Verdi in Milano in Menotti’s Amal e gli ospiti notturni under the baton of Romano Gandolfi and in Nabucco (Ismaele) in Rovigo, Pisa, Trento and Bolzano.
In the past seasons he sang: Tebaldo (I Capuleti e i Montecchi) at the Teatro dell’Opera in Rome with Nello Santi conductor; Ismaele in Nabucco at the Teatro Carlo Felice in Genoa under the baton of Riccardo Frizza; Alfredo (La traviata) in various Italian theatres and in Madrid in the renowned production staged by Franco Zeffirelli; Rodolfo (La bohème) at the Teatro delle Muse in Ancona, in Agrigento in a new production staged by Luciano Pavarotti and in several Italian theatres, at the Deutsche Oper in Berlin, at the Teatro Sao Carlos in Lisbon; Riccardo (Un ballo in maschera) at the Teatro Bellini in Catania and at the Teatro Massimo in Palermo; Pinkerton (Madama Butterfly) in Tokyo, in Osaka and in Bologna; La clemenza di Tito (title role) in Sassari and Bergen; Cassio (Otello) at the Teatro San Carlo and in Sassari; Werther (title role) in Sassari; Marco Antonio in Lauro Rossi’s Cleopatra at the Sferisterio Theatre in Macerata; Nabucco at the Teatro La Fenice in Venice.
In addition to his operatic repertoire, he maintains an active schedule of concert performances. He sang Puccini’s Messa di Gloria, Mozart’s Krönungsmesse in Verona and Mozart’s Requiem in Ancona, Pesaro, Jesi. He was one of the protagonist of the concert Five Italian Tenors in honour of Tito Schipa in Lecce, recorded by Bongiovanni.
In December 2008 he made his début as Nicias in Thais (Nicias) at the Teatro Regio in Turin under the baton of Gianandrea Noseda, after that he performed Madama Butterfly at the Florida Grand Opera in Miami, Macduff in Macbeth in Sassari, Rigoletto (Duca di Mantova) at the Teatro Massimo in Palermo. More recently he sang Arbace in Idomeneo at the Teatro Regio in Turin; Nemorino in L’elisir d’amore in Vercelli and Alessandria; Der Rosenkavalier in Barcelona; La bohème with the Scottish Opera in Belfast and Dublin and in Hong Hong; I Lombardi alla prima crociata (Arvino) at the Sferisterio Opera Festival in Macerata; Idomeneo at the Settimane Musicali in Stresa; Adelia (Oliviero) and Puccini’s Messa da Gloria in Toblach; La traviata in Malta and in Karlsruhe; Der Rosenkavalier in Madrid; Cassio in Otello in Manchester;
Future projects include: Lucio Silla (role title) at the Gran Teatre de Liceu in Barcelona; Mozart’s Requiem in Sao Paulo in Brazil; Madama Butterfly in Seoul and Nabucco and the Petite Messe Solennelle in Erl.
He performed at Stresa Festival in 2010.
Also in 2013 the President of the Italian Republic, Giorgio Napolitano, gave his 'Alto Patronato' (High Patronage) to the Stresa Festival.