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Lucio Gallo

Lucio Gallo

Baritone

Born in Taranto, Lucio Gallo graduated at the ‘Giuseppe Verdi’ Conservatory of Turin with Elio Battaglia. He is a regular guest of the world’s leading opera houses and concert halls including Metropolitan, San Francisco Opera, Wiener Staatsoper, Konzerthaus and Musikverein in Wien, Covent Garden, Staatsoper, Philharmonic Orchestra and Deutsche Oper in Berlin, Salzburg Festival, Teatro alla Scala, Hamburgische Staatsoper, Bayerische Staatsoper, Opernhaus in Zürich, Monnaie in Bruxelles, Rossini Opera Festival in Pesaro, Teatro Regio di Torino, Teatro dell’Opera di Roma and Accademia Nazionale di Santa Cecilia in Rome, Teatro Comunale di Bologna, just to name a few.

He worked with important conductors such as Claudio Abbado, Daniel Barenboim, Riccardo Chailly, Myung-Whun Chung, Colin Davis, John Eliot Gardiner, Daniele Gatti, Gianandrea Gavazzeni, Bernard Haitink, Nikolaus Harnoncourt, Vladimir Jurowski, Zubin Mehta, Riccardo Muti, Seiji Ozawa, Antonio Pappano, Wolfgang Sawallisch, Jeffrey Tate, with a wide repertory including mozartian roles (Guglielmo, Figaro, Conte di Almaviva, Don Giovanni, Leporello), rossinian roles (Figaro, Dandini, Lord Sidney, Don Alvaro, Batone), verdian roles (Paolo Albiani, Macbeth, Jago, Ford, Don Carlo in Ernani), as well as wagnerian roles (Klingsor, Der Hollaender, Telramund). His repertory also includes Belcore (L’elisir d’amore), Malatesta (Don Pasquale), Marcello (La Bohème), Sharpless (Madama Butterfly), Escamillo (Carmen), Il prigioniero (Il prigioniero), Sebastiano (Tiefland), Don Pizarro (Fidelio), Jack Rance (La fanciulla del west), Scarpia (Tosca) and Wozzeck (Wozzeck).

He recorded for Deutsche Grammophon, Sony, Decca and Fonit Cetra (Warner).

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