Italy: Davide Bartolucci

Baritone - born 1986

BBC Cardiff Singer of the World competitor

Davide Bartolucci studied with Doriana Giuliodoro at the GB Pergolesi Conservatoire, Ancona, the Academy at the Rossini Opera Festival, Pesaro, the Teatro Real Opera Studio, Madrid and the Opera School of Bologna.

In 2008 he won a prize in the international AsLiCo competition singing the role of Dr Malatesta Don Pasquale. In the same year he was a prizewinner at the international Beniamino Gigli competition in Porto Recanati, Italy.

Davide's repertoire includes Don Alvaro Il viaggio a Reims, Fabrizio La gazza ladra, Rabastens Pomme d'api, Rambaldo La rondine, Schaunard La bohème and Tracollo Livietta e Tracollo. His debut was in 2006 in the role of Uberto La serva padrona. He has also sung as soloist in sacred works by Carissimi, Scarlatti, Charpentier, Britten, Mozart, Haydn, Franck and Schubert.

Davide has worked with conductors Michele Mariotti, Ryuichiro Sonoda, Leonardo Vordoni, José Cura, Daniele Rustioni, Massimiliano Caldi and directors Damiano Michieletto, Emilio Sagi, Alfonzo Antoniozzi, Rosetta Cucchi and Walter Le Moli. Opera houses where Davide has appeared include Teatro Rossini in Pesaro, Teatro Comunale in Bologna, Teatro Real in Madrid and Teatro San Carlo in Naples.

Future plans include Guglielmo Così fan tutte in Tenerife and Belcore L'elisir d'amore in Murcia. Davide enjoys studying musicology, art and literature.

BBC Cardiff Singer of the World 2011: concert four repertoire

  • Di Cupido impiegio i vanni (Rodelinda) - Handel
  • Rivolgete a lui lo sguardo (Così fan tutte) - Mozart
  • Bella siccome un angelo (Don Pasquale) - Donizetti
  • Una voce m'ha colpito (L'inganno felice) - Rossini

BBC Cardiff Singer of the World Song Prize 2011: recital four repertoire

  • La partenza (WoO 124) - Beethoven
  • L'amante impaziente (Arietta buffa, Op 82 No 3) - Beethoven
  • L'amante impaziente (Arietta assai seriosa, Op 82 No 4) - Beethoven
  • Lydia (Op 4 no 2) - Fauré
  • La chanson du pêcheur (Lamento) - Fauré
  • La barcheta (Six chansons en dialecte vénitien No 2) - Hahn
  • Che pecà! (Six chansons en dialecte vénitien No 5) - Hahn

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