Alessandro Luongo

One of the most promising baritones of his generation, Alessandro Luongo has already had to scale some of the most important stages of the world, including the Teatro Real in Madrid, Teatro alla Scala, Théâtre des Champs -Élysées de Paris, Glyndebourne Festival, Beijing Opera, Teatro del Maggio Musicale Fiorentino, Teatro Regio in Turin, Teatro dell’Opera in Rome, Teatro La Fenice in Venice, the Teatro Massimo of Palermo, Teatro San Carlo in Naples, Teatro Filarmonico in Verone, Ravenna Festival, the Teatro Carlo Felice in Genoa .
He worked with renowned conductors such as Riccardo Muti, Zubin Mehta, Fabio Luisi, Michele Mariotti, Seiji Ozawa, Bruno Campanella and Evelino Pidò, and with directors such as Pier Luigi Pizzi, Jean-Louis Grinda, Cristina Mazzavillani, Andrea De Rosa, Damiano Micheletto.
During the 2012/13 season he played with great success Don Giovanni (title role) at the Teatro del Maggio Musicale Fiorentino under the baton of Zubin Mehta, Il Trovatore (Conte di Luna) at the Royal Swedish Opera in Stockholm, Don Pasquale (Malatesta) at the Teatro Real in Madrid under the baton of Riccardo Muti and at the Teatro dell'Opera in Rome conducted by Bruno Campanella. Also he debuted at the National Centre for the Performing Arts in Beiing playing the role of Count Almaviva in Le Nozze di Figaro.
During the 2013/14 season he made his debut at the Glyndebourne Festival with L'elisir d'amore (Belcore), and starred in Don Giovanni (title role) at the Opera de Tenerife, La Traviata (Germont) at the Teatro Petruzzelli Bari, L'elisir d'amore (Belcore) at the Teatro dell'Opera in Rome, La Bohème (Marcello) at the Puccini Festival in Torre del Lago, and the new work of Battistelli, The doctor of the insane, at the Opéra de Nancy.
Opened the season 2014/15 playing Don Giovanni (title role) at the Teatro La Fenice in Venice, La Bohème (Marcello) to Verona Philharmonic Theatre, Falstaff (Ford) at the Teatro del Maggio Musicale Fiorentino under the baton of Zubin Mehta and Don Giovanni (title role) in Modena, Piacenza and Lucca.
Fresh from his success in Le nozze di Figaro (Count Almaviva) at the Teatro dell'Opera in Rome, with the famous La Scala staging by Giorgio Strehler and with the neapolitan staging of La Bohème inserted in the summer festival. Among his future engagements includes Roberto Devereux (Nottingham) in Bilbao, L’Elisir d’amore (Dulcamara) at the Teatro Comunale in Bologna, Le Nozze di Figaro (Figaro) at the Petruzzelli in Bari and Teatro di San Carlo in Naples, Benvenuto Cellini (Fieramosca) at Teatro dell’Opera in Rome, La Fanciulla del West at Teatro alla Scala.
His discography includes the recording of Gounod's Roméo et Juliette (as Mercutio) from the Teatro Carlo Felice in Genoa (cd Decca).
Born in Pisa, he began to study singing with Mrs. Fulvia Bertoli, and then continue to improve with Maestro Marco Bargagna.
Winner of several international competitions such as the first prize in As.Li.Co. in 2005 and Spiros Argiris in 2009.